A rigaudon is a lively French baroque dance. Telemann’s energetic example, set for Trinity Grade 2, contains plenty of springy rhythms and colour. In this video, I look at how to use simple five-finger patterns to develop the skills involved in playing the piece - forearm staccato and combined touches (legato against staccato).
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- Piano Exam Pieces & Exercises 2018–2020 - Grade 2 is available from Trinity's online shop here.
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