Mama Op. 39, No. 4

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Excerpt of Mama Op. 39, No. 4

Sheet Music

(Individual)

Difficulty Level

Themes

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Elements

8th Note Broken 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses persistent 8th note rhythm with primarily broken 5th intervals.

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8th Note Broken Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses a persistent 8th note rhythm with broken chords, in varying note configurations.

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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.

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Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

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Details

Title

Mama Op. 39, No. 4

Year

1878

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

36

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Isolate Voices,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Study the Contour of the Melody