Horizon Variations

Max Richter

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Elements

Blocked Intervals Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

An accompaniment that uses a variety of blocked intervals with a relatively equal rate of occurrence.

Broken 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken 5th intervals with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Fermatas

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Rhythm

Indications placed above or below notes instructing the player to hold those notes longer than their original notated length.

Half Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one half the value of a whole note.

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Title

Horizon Variations

Composer

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Year

2004

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Isolate Voices,

Play Without Pedal,

Practice Pedaling