Etude Op. 50, No. 15

Louise Farrenc

Excerpt of Etude Op. 50, No. 15

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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.

8th Note Broken Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses a persistent 8th note rhythm with broken chords, in varying note configurations.

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.

8th Rests

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Rhythm

Silence that equals the length of one 8th note.

Details

Title

Etude Op. 50, No. 15

Year

1863

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

54

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Choose Good Fingerings,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Play Only the Bottom Note of the Accompaniment Pattern,

Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on Getting the Correct Style