Gentle Complaint Op. 100, No. 16

Friedrich Burgmüller

Excerpt of Gentle Complaint Op. 100, No. 16

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.

1st and 2nd Endings

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Notation

Symbols that indicate different measures to play during repeated sections.

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.

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.

Details

Title

Gentle Complaint Op. 100, No. 16

Publisher

Year

1852

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

18

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Highlight the Contrasting Characters of Each Section,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Creating a Mysterious Character,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on Getting the Correct Style,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch