Quiet Moments

Mike Springer

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Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

8th Notes

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Rhythm

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

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken chords in varying note configurations, with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Clef Changes

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Notation

More than one clef used in a staff in a single piece or movement.

Crossing Over Thumb

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

Details

Title

Quiet Moments

Publisher

Year

2017

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Choose Good Fingerings,

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Slow Practice,

Work on Creating a Good Tone