1st and 2nd Endings
Symbols that indicate different measures to play during repeated sections.
Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.
Broken Chord Accompaniment
A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken chords in varying note configurations, with simple or slow-moving rhythms.
Diminished Seventh Chords
Four-note chords comprised of the root, minor 3rd, diminished 5th, and diminished 7th; typically have a dominant function.
- Block the Broken Chords
- Focus On Expressive Markings
- Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns
- Hands Separate Practice
- Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing
- Isolate Single Notes Within Chords
- Isolate the Thumb
- Isolate Voices
- Study the Contour of the Individual Voices
- Study the Contour of the Melody
- Work on a Smooth Legato Touch
- Work on Creating a Good Tone
- Work on Expressive Phrasing