Horizon Variations

Max Richter

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Sheet Music

(Individual)

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

Broken 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken 5th intervals with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

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Fermatas

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Rhythm

Indications placed above or below notes instructing the player to hold those notes longer than their original notated length.

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Half Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one half the value of a whole note.

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Intermediate Two Voices in One Hand

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Texture

A type of texture where one or both hands play more than one voice at a time with large intervals, many hand positions, and complex rhythms.

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Details

Title

Horizon Variations

Composer

Publisher

Year

2004

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

33

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Isolate Voices,

Practice Pedaling,

Play Without Pedal