The Wild Rider Op. 68, No. 8

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of The Wild Rider Op. 68, No. 8

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

8th Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.

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.

Broken Chords

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Chords

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

Chord Inversions

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Chords

Chords with alternate ordering of their tones where the root is placed either in the middle or at the top of the chord.

Details

Title

The Wild Rider Op. 68, No. 8

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

24

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice