Italian Song Op. 39, No. 15

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Excerpt of Italian Song Op. 39, No. 15

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Styles

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 Notes

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Rhythm

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

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

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

Details

Title

Italian Song Op. 39, No. 15

Year

1878

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

49

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms,

Play Only the Bottom Note of the Accompaniment Pattern,

Work on Bringing Out the Bouncy Character With a Light, Nimble Touch