Sicilienne Op. 68, No. 11

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Sicilienne Op. 68, No. 11

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

16th Notes

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Rhythm

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

1st and 2nd Endings

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Notation

Symbols that indicate different measures to play during repeated sections.

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.

Blocked 3rds Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses repeating blocked 3rds in a single position with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Details

Title

Sicilienne Op. 68, No. 11

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signatures

# of Measures

37

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Highlight the Contrasting Characters of Each Section,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Small Segments,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing