Figurative Chorale Op. 68, No. 42

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Figurative Chorale Op. 68, No. 42

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Elements

8th Note Broken Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses a persistent 8th note rhythm with broken chords, in varying note configurations.

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8th Note Parallel 3rds

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Intervals

A series of any amount or quality of blocked 3rd intervals that are played in one hand and move up or down in primarily 8th note rhythms.

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Fermatas

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Rhythm

Indications placed above or below notes instructing the player to hold those notes longer than their original notated length.

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Homophony

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Texture

A type of texture where a melody is supported by one or more voices with all the voices following the same or similar rhythm.

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Details

Title

Figurative Chorale Op. 68, No. 42

Alternate Title

Figurierter Choral

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

28

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Teaching Tips

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Isolate Voices,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing