Theme Op. 68, No. 34

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Theme Op. 68, No. 34

Difficulty Level

Style

Video

Elements

32nd Notes

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Rhythm

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

A Tempo

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Meter

An Italian term meaning "in time"; an indication instructing the player to return to the original tempo after a deviation.

Accidentals

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Intervals

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

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

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

Details

Title

Theme Op. 68, No. 34

Alternate Title

Thema

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Clap and Count,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Isolate Voices,

Prepare Challenging Rhythms,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Creating a Mysterious Character,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch