Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.
Silence that equals the length of one 8th note.
An Italian term meaning "in time"; an indication instructing the player to return to the original tempo after a deviation.
Crossing Over Thumb
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.
- Choose Good Fingerings
- Hands Separate Practice
- Highlight Dynamic Contrasts
- Play Small Segments
- Slow Practice