Playing with the Keys

Christine Artemis Pappa

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Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

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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Accidentals

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Intervals

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

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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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Details

Title

Playing with the Keys

Year

2018

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

22

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Choose Good Fingerings,

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on Getting the Correct Style