Tango Terrific

Catherine Rollin

Excerpt of Tango Terrific

Difficulty Level

Style

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.

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Crossing Thumb Under

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Hand and Finger Techniques

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

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Dotted Quarter Notes

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Rhythm

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

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Fermatas

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Rhythm

Indications placed above or below notes instructing the player to hold those notes longer than their original notated length.

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Details

Title

Tango Terrific

Publisher

Year

1999

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

47

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Clap and Count,

Hands Separate Practice,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

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