The Organ-Grinder Sings Op. 39, No. 23

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Excerpt of The Organ-Grinder Sings Op. 39, No. 23

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Style

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Elements

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

Diminished Seventh Chords

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Chords

Four-note chords comprised of the root, minor 3rd, diminished 5th, and diminished 7th; typically have a dominant function.

Dotted Half Notes

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Rhythm

Half notes whose lengths are increased by half; equal to three quarter notes.

Details

Title

The Organ-Grinder Sings Op. 39, No. 23

Alternate Title

Song of the Concertina Player

Year

1878

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

32

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Play Without Pedal,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Work on Getting the Correct Style