Etude Op. 50, No. 19

Louise Farrenc

Excerpt of Etude Op. 50, No. 19

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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.

Accidentals

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Intervals

Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.

Chord Inversions

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Chords

Chords with alternate ordering of their tones where the root is placed either in the middle or at the top of the chord.

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.

Details

Title

Etude Op. 50, No. 19

Year

1863

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

41

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Isolate Voices,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms,

Play Small Segments,

Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch