Notes whose lengths are equal to one-sixteenth the value of a whole note or one quarter 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.
Chords with alternate ordering of their tones where the root is placed either in the middle or at the top of the chord.
Extended Hand Positions
Hand positions that require stretching beyond a five finger scale; usually to play intervals that are 6ths or greater.
- Block the Broken Chords
- Hands Separate Practice
- Highlight the Contrast in Articulation
- Play Small Segments
- Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms
- Study the Contour of the Individual Voices