Little Etude Op. 68, No. 14

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Little Etude Op. 68, No. 14

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Elements

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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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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Shifting Hand Positions

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Hand and Finger Techniques

A technique that requires the player to pick up and move their hand to a new position; usually from a five finger scale to another.

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Details

Title

Little Etude Op. 68, No. 14

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

64

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch