First Loss Op. 68, No. 16

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of First Loss Op. 68, No. 16

Difficulty Level

Mood

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Elements

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.

A Tempo

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Meter

An Italian term meaning "in time"; an indication instructing the player to return to the original tempo after a deviation.

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.

Clef Changes

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Notation

More than one clef used in a staff in a single piece or movement.

Details

Title

First Loss Op. 68, No. 16

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

32

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch