Untitled Op. 68, No. 26

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Untitled Op. 68, No. 26

Difficulty Level

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.

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.

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.

8th Rests

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Rhythm

Silence that equals the length of one 8th note.

Details

Title

Untitled Op. 68, No. 26

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

21

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Clap and Count,

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Isolate Voices,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Small Segments,

Prepare Challenging Rhythms,

Slow Practice,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Tap and Count,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on Getting the Correct Style,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch