Tarantissimo

Barbara Arens

Excerpt of Tarantissimo

Difficulty Level

Theme

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.

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Blocked 5ths

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Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 5th of any quality.

Compound Time Signature

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Meter

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

Details

Title

Tarantissimo

Year

2018

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

36

Teaching Tips

Demonstrate,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice