The Lost Troubadour

Dennis Alexander

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Difficulty Level

Theme

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.

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Broken 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken 5th intervals with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

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Crossing Over Thumb

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

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Ledger Lines

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Notation

Additional lines added above or below the staff in order to place very high or very low notes that wouldn't normally fit on the staff.

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Details

Title

The Lost Troubadour

Publisher

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

32

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Demonstrate,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Work on Creating a Good Tone