Etude in G Major Op. 37, No. 8

Henry Lemoine

Excerpt of Etude in G Major Op. 37, No. 8

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.

Accidentals

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Intervals

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

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.

Crossing Thumb Under

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing the thumb under fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

Details

Title

Etude in G Major Op. 37, No. 8

Year

1841

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

14

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Play Small Segments,

Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms