The Doll's Funeral Op. 39, No. 7

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Excerpt of The Doll's Funeral Op. 39, No. 7

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(Individual)

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Themes

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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.

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Blocked 3rds

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Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 3rd of any quality.

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Blocked 3rds Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses repeating blocked 3rds in a single position with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

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C Minor Five Finger Scale

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Scales

A simple scale that contains the first five notes of the C Minor scale.

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Details

Title

The Doll's Funeral Op. 39, No. 7

Alternate Title

The Doll's Burial

Year

1878

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

48

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Practice Pedaling,

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