The Sick Doll Op. 39, No. 6

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Excerpt of The Sick Doll Op. 39, No. 6

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Themes

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Elements

Accidentals

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Intervals

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

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.

Blocked Intervals Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

An accompaniment that uses a variety of blocked intervals with a relatively equal rate of occurrence.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

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

Details

Title

The Sick Doll Op. 39, No. 6

Year

1878

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

42

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Isolate Finger Five,

Play Without Pedal,

Work on Expressive Phrasing