Longing Op. 140, No. 11

Cornelius Gurlitt

Excerpt of Longing Op. 140, No. 11

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

8th Note Parallel 3rds

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Intervals

A series of any amount or quality of blocked 3rd intervals that are played in one hand and move up or down in primarily 8th note rhythms.

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.

8th Rests

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Rhythm

Silence that equals the length of one 8th note.

Accidentals

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Intervals

Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.

Details

Title

Longing Op. 140, No. 11

Publisher

Year

Romantic

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

41

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Choose Good Fingerings,

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrasting Characters of Each Section,

Isolate Voices,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on Getting the Correct Style,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch