The Matador

Catherine Rollin

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Difficulty Level

Style

Video

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 6ths

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Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 6th of any quality.

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Broken Octave Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

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

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Dotted Quarter Notes

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Rhythm

Quarter notes whose lengths are increased by half; equal to three 8th notes.

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Details

Title

The Matador

Publisher

Year

1999

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

73

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Only the Bottom Note of the Accompaniment Pattern,

Play Similar Passages Together,

Play Small Segments,

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