The Clear Stream Op. 100, No. 7

Friedrich Burgmüller

Excerpt of The Clear Stream Op. 100, No. 7

Difficulty Level

Mood

Theme

Video

Elements

Broken 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken 5th intervals with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Broken Chords

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Chords

Chord tones played one note at a time that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

Chromatic Scale

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Scales

A scale comprised of only semitones which uses all 12 notes.

Crossing Over Thumb

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Hand and Finger Techniques

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

Details

Title

The Clear Stream Op. 100, No. 7

Alternate Title

By the Limpid Stream

Publisher

Year

1852

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

16

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Isolate Voices,

Slow Practice,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch