German Dance in C Major WoO 8, No. 1

Ludwig van Beethoven

Excerpt of German Dance in C Major WoO 8, No. 1

Sheet Music

(Individual)

Difficulty Level

Mood

Theme

Video

Elements

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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Clef Changes

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Notation

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

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Crossing Over Thumb

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

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Crossing Thumb Under

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing the thumb under fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

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Details

Title

German Dance in C Major WoO 8, No. 1

Year

1795

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

16

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Choose Good Fingerings,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms,

Study the Contour of the Melody