Soldier's March Op. 68, No. 2

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Soldier's March Op. 68, No. 2

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Elements

Parallel 3rds

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Intervals

A series of any amount or quality of blocked 3rd intervals that are played in one hand, and where both notes move up or down in parallel motion.

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8th Rests

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Rhythm

Silence that equals the length of one 8th note.

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Forte

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Expression

An indication instructing the player to play loudly.

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Dotted 8th Notes

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Rhythm

8th notes whose lengths are increased by half; equal to three 16th notes.

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Details

Title

Soldier's March Op. 68, No. 2

Alternate Title

Soldatenmarsch

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

32

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Teaching Tips

Clap and Count,

Hands Separate Practice,

Isolate Single Notes Within Chords,

Isolate Voices,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Similar Passages Together,

Play Small Segments,

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