The Happy Farmer Op. 68, No. 10

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of The Happy Farmer Op. 68, No. 10

Difficulty Level

Mood

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Elements

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

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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.

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Blocked Chords

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Chords

Chord tones played together that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

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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.

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Details

Title

The Happy Farmer Op. 68, No. 10

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

20

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Tap One Hand While Playing the Other,

Work on Bringing Out the Bouncy Character With a Light, Nimble Touch,

Work on Expressive Phrasing