The Sorcerer and his Apprentice

Nikolas Sideris

Excerpt of The Sorcerer and his Apprentice

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

8th Note Parallel 3rds

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Intervals

A series of any amount or quality of blocked 3rd intervals that are played in one hand and move up or down in primarily 8th note rhythms.

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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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8th Rests

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Rhythm

Silence that equals the length of one 8th note.

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Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

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Details

Title

The Sorcerer and his Apprentice

Year

2014

Instrumentation

Four Hands

Time Signature

# of Measures

32

Teacher Duet

Yes

Teaching Tips

Clap and Count,

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Highlight the Contrasting Characters of Each Section,

Make Rhythmic Exercises Using Difficult Rhythms