Patrouille Op. 126, No. 9

Cécile Chaminade

Excerpt of Patrouille Op. 126, No. 9

Difficulty Level

Style

Video

Elements

A Tempo

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Meter

An Italian term meaning "in time"; an indication instructing the player to return to the original tempo after a deviation.

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Broken Octave Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken octave intervals with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Diminished Seventh Chords

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Chords

Four-note chords comprised of the root, minor 3rd, diminished 5th, and diminished 7th; typically have a dominant function.

Details

Title

Patrouille Op. 126, No. 9

Year

1907

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

12

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Play Similar Passages Together,

Work on Dropping Into the Keys With Full Arm Weight