Foreign Man Op. 68, No. 29

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Foreign Man Op. 68, No. 29

Difficulty Level

Moods

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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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1st and 2nd Endings

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Notation

Symbols that indicate different measures to play during repeated sections.

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8th Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.

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8th Rests

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Rhythm

Silence that equals the length of one 8th note.

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Details

Title

Foreign Man Op. 68, No. 29

Alternate Title

Fremder Mann

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

102

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Highlight the Contrasting Characters of Each Section,

Isolate Single Notes Within Chords,

Play Similar Passages Together,

Play Small Segments,

Prepare Challenging Rhythms,

Slow Practice,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Tap and Count,

Tap One Hand While Playing the Other,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Dropping Into the Keys With Full Arm Weight,

Work on Getting the Correct Style