Rondeau Op. 123, No. 4

Cécile Chaminade

Excerpt of Rondeau Op. 123, No. 4

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

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.

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Anacrusis

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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.

Blocked Chords

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Chords

Chord tones played together that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

Details

Title

Rondeau Op. 123, No. 4

Year

1906

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

45

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Play Without Pedal,

Work on Bringing Out the Bouncy Character With a Light, Nimble Touch,

Work on Getting the Correct Style,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch