Ländler in D Major WoO 11, No. 5

Ludwig van Beethoven

Excerpt of Ländler in D Major WoO 11, No. 5

Difficulty Level

Mood

Theme

Video

Elements

Anacrusis

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Meter

Sometimes called upbeats or pickup notes; a note or series of notes that precede and give stress to the first downbeat of a piece.

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Broken Chords

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Chords

Chord tones played one note at a time that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

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Chord Inversions

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Chords

Chords with alternate ordering of their tones where the root is placed either in the middle or at the top of the chord.

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Crossing Over Thumb

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

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Details

Title

Ländler in D Major WoO 11, No. 5

Year

1799

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

16

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Choose Good Fingerings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms,

Slow Practice,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing