Ecossaise in E-flat Major WoO 83, No. 2

Ludwig van Beethoven

Excerpt of Ecossaise in E-flat Major WoO 83, No. 2

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Theme

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Elements

Broken Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken chords in varying note configurations, with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

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Broken Chords

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Chords

Chord tones played one note at a time that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

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Crossing Over Thumb

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

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Extended Hand Positions

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Hand and Finger Techniques

Hand positions that require stretching beyond a five finger scale; usually to play intervals that are 6ths or greater.

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Details

Title

Ecossaise in E-flat Major WoO 83, No. 2

Year

1806

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

26

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Without the Ornaments,

Work on Bringing Out the Bouncy Character With a Light, Nimble Touch,

Work on Getting the Correct Style