Intermezzo Op. 123, No. 2

Cécile Chaminade

Excerpt of Intermezzo Op. 123, No. 2

Difficulty Level

Style

Theme

Video

Elements

16th Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-sixteenth the value of a whole note or one quarter of a quarter note.

8th Note Broken 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses persistent 8th note rhythm with primarily broken 5th intervals.

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Blocked Chords

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Chords

Chord tones played together that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

Details

Title

Intermezzo Op. 123, No. 2

Year

1906

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

37

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms,

Work on Creating a Mysterious Character,

Work on Expressive Phrasing