Scherzo-Valse Op. 126, No. 6

Cécile Chaminade

Excerpt of Scherzo-Valse Op. 126, No. 6

Difficulty Level

Style

Theme

Video

Elements

16th Note Chromatic Scales

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Scales

Chromatic scales played with predominantly 16th note rhythms.

1st and 2nd Endings

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Notation

Symbols that indicate different measures to play during repeated sections.

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Blocked 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses repeating blocked 5ths in a single position with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Details

Title

Scherzo-Valse Op. 126, No. 6

Year

1907

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

66

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Work on Getting the Correct Style