Hunting Song Op. 68, No. 7

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Hunting Song Op. 68, No. 7

Difficulty Level

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Elements

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

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Blocked 3rds

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Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 3rd of any quality.

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Blocked 3rds Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses repeating blocked 3rds in a single position with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

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Compound Time Signature

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Meter

A time signature where the fundamental beat is subdivided in groupings of three instead of two.

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Details

Title

Hunting Song Op. 68, No. 7

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

28

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Play Small Segments,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on Creating a Mysterious Character,

Work on Dropping Into the Keys With Full Arm Weight,

Work on Getting the Correct Style