Rigaudon Op. 126, No. 3

Cécile Chaminade

Excerpt of Rigaudon Op. 126, No. 3

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

16th Notes

Image of the 16th Notes element

Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-sixteenth the value of a whole note or one quarter of a quarter note.

8th Notes

Image of the 8th Notes element

Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.

A Tempo

Image of the A Tempo element

Meter

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

Anacrusis

Image of the Anacrusis element

Meter

Sometimes called upbeats or pickup notes; a note or series of notes that precede and give stress to the first downbeat of a piece.

Details

Title

Rigaudon Op. 126, No. 3

Year

1907

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

44

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Play Similar Passages Together,

Practice Pedaling,

Work on Creating a Mysterious Character