Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.
Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 3rd of any quality.
Blocked Chord Accompaniment
A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses root-position major and minor triads with simple or slow-moving rhythms.
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.
- Choose Good Fingerings
- Hands Separate Practice
- Highlight the Contrast in Articulation
- Play Small Segments
- Slow Practice
- Work on Creating a Good Tone
- Work on Expressive Phrasing
- Work on Getting the Correct Style