Etude Op. 27, No. 3

Dmitri Kabalevsky

Excerpt of Etude Op. 27, No. 3

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

16th Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-sixteenth the value of a whole note or one quarter of a quarter note.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

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.

Crossing Thumb Under

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Hand and Finger Techniques

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

Details

Title

Etude Op. 27, No. 3

Year

1938

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

18

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Demonstrate,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice