Etude in C Major Op. 37, No. 1

Henry Lemoine

Excerpt of Etude in C Major Op. 37, No. 1

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

8th Note Scale Passages

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Scales

Passages with constant step-wise motion and mainly 8th note rhythmic values.

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.

Blocked Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses root-position major and minor triads with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Details

Title

Etude in C Major Op. 37, No. 1

Year

1841

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

16

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Count Out Loud While Playing,

Demonstrate,

Hands Separate Practice,

Isolate Single Notes Within Chords,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Small Segments,

Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch