Wintertime I Op. 68, No. 38

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Wintertime I Op. 68, No. 38

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Theme

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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Chromatic Scale

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Scales

A scale comprised of only semitones which uses all 12 notes.

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Contrary Motion

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Texture

A type of texture where the contour of the notes in one hand is the exact opposite to that of the other hand as they play simultaneously.

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Dotted 8th Notes

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Rhythm

8th notes whose lengths are increased by half; equal to three 16th notes.

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Details

Title

Wintertime I Op. 68, No. 38

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

16

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Isolate Voices,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing