Sad Story Op. 27, No. 6

Dmitri Kabalevsky

Excerpt of Sad Story Op. 27, No. 6

Difficulty Level

Style

Video

Elements

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.

Accidentals

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Intervals

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

Crossing Over Thumb

Image of the Crossing Over Thumb element

Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

Legato

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Expression

A type of articulation indicating the player to play smoothly and seamlessly, with the notes slightly overlapped.

Details

Title

Sad Story Op. 27, No. 6

Year

1938

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

34

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Demonstrate,

Hands Separate Practice,

Play Small Segments,

Practice Pedaling,

Slow Practice