The Blue Notebooks

Max Richter

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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.

Accidentals

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Intervals

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

Blocked 2nds

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Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 2nd of any quality.

Blocked Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses root-position major and minor triads with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

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Title

The Blue Notebooks

Composer

Publisher

Year

2004

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

20

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Count Out Loud While Playing,

Hands Separate Practice,

Play Only the Bottom Note of the Accompaniment Pattern,

Play Without Pedal,

Practice Pedaling,

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