Gigue Op. 123, No. 6

Cécile Chaminade

Excerpt of Gigue Op. 123, No. 6

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

1st and 2nd Endings

Image of the 1st and 2nd Endings element

Notation

Symbols that indicate different measures to play during repeated sections.

Accents

Image of the Accents element

Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Contrary Motion

Image of the Contrary Motion element

Texture

A type of texture where the contour of the notes in one hand is the exact opposite to that of the other hand as they play simultaneously.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

Image of the Crescendo and Diminuendo element

Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

Details

Title

Gigue Op. 123, No. 6

Year

1906

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

76

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Hands Separate Practice,

Play Small Segments,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Work on Getting the Correct Style