Etude Op. 50, No. 10

Louise Farrenc

Excerpt of Etude Op. 50, No. 10

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Elements

1st and 2nd Endings

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Notation

Symbols that indicate different measures to play during repeated sections.

8th Notes

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Rhythm

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

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.

Diminished Seventh Chords

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Chords

Four-note chords comprised of the root, minor 3rd, diminished 5th, and diminished 7th; typically have a dominant function.

Details

Title

Etude Op. 50, No. 10

Year

1863

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

31

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Isolate Single Notes Within Chords,

Isolate Voices,

Isolate the Thumb,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch