Novelette Op. 27, No. 25

Dmitri Kabalevsky

Excerpt of Novelette Op. 27, No. 25

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

Accidentals

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Intervals

Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.

Blocked 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses repeating blocked 5ths in a single position with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Compound Time Signature

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Meter

A time signature where the fundamental beat is subdivided in groupings of three instead of two.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

Details

Title

Novelette Op. 27, No. 25

Year

1938

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

Student Age

Teaching Tips

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Isolate Voices,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch