Etude Op. 50, No. 4

Louise Farrenc

Excerpt of Etude Op. 50, No. 4

Sheet Music

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Difficulty Level

Video

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.

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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.

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Broken Chords

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Chords

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

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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.

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Details

Title

Etude Op. 50, No. 4

Year

1863

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

20

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Isolate Voices,

Play Only the Bottom Note of the Accompaniment Pattern,

Play Similar Passages Together,

Play Small Segments,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing