Prelude Op. 123, No. 1

Cécile Chaminade

Excerpt of Prelude Op. 123, No. 1

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

Accents

Image of the Accents element

Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Arpeggios

Image of the Arpeggios element

Chords

Broken chords that have a minimum range of an octave and require thumb crossing.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

Image of the Crescendo and Diminuendo element

Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

Forte

Image of the Forte element

Expression

An indication instructing the player to play loudly.

Details

Title

Prelude Op. 123, No. 1

Year

1906

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

36

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Practice Pedaling,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch