Little Fugue Op. 68, No. 40

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Little Fugue Op. 68, No. 40

Difficulty Level

Mood

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.

Clef Changes

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Notation

More than one clef used in a staff in a single piece or movement.

Compound Time Signature

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Meter

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

Contrary Motion

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Texture

A type of texture where the contour of the notes in one hand is the exact opposite to that of the other hand as they play simultaneously.

Details

Title

Little Fugue Op. 68, No. 40

Alternate Title

Kleine Fuge

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signatures

# of Measures

76

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Hands Separate Practice,

Isolate Voices,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice