Etude Op. 50, No. 22

Louise Farrenc

Excerpt of Etude Op. 50, No. 22

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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.

Blocked 3rds

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Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 3rd of any quality.

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.

Details

Title

Etude Op. 50, No. 22

Year

1863

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

29

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Choose Good Fingerings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Isolate Single Notes Within Chords,

Isolate the First Note From Groupings,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Similar Passages Together,

Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms