Etude Op. 50, No. 18

Louise Farrenc

Excerpt of Etude Op. 50, No. 18

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Mood

Theme

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.

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.

Broken Chords

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Chords

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

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.

Details

Title

Etude Op. 50, No. 18

Year

1863

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

48

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Hands Separate Practice,

Slow Practice,

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

Work on Expressive Phrasing