Etude in C Major Op. 37, No. 45

Henry Lemoine

Excerpt of Etude in C Major Op. 37, No. 45

Difficulty Level

Mood

Video

Elements

Broken Chords

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Chords

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

Chromatic Scale

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Scales

A scale comprised of only semitones which uses all 12 notes.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

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 in C Major Op. 37, No. 45

Year

1841

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

20

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms,

Study the Contour of the Melody