German Dance in C Major WoO 8, No. 12

Ludwig van Beethoven

Excerpt of German Dance in C Major WoO 8, No. 12

Difficulty Level

Mood

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Elements

8th Note Alberti Bass Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses a persistent 8th note rhythm with a low-high-middle-high note configuration.

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Blocked Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses root-position major and minor triads with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

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Broken Chords

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Chords

Chord tones played one note at a time that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

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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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Details

Title

German Dance in C Major WoO 8, No. 12

Year

1795

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

165

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Choose Good Fingerings,

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,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice