Study No. 5 – Trailer

Köhler – Study No. 5 is almost operatic in its style, this ‘heroic’ study is a treat to play.

Teaching Notes

In the key of G major, this is a rather heroic study (the marziale marking indicates a positive approach). It has to be played with style, energy and direction. Whilst the melody and harmonies are simple, there is plenty in this piece to work on, from leaping sixths (bars 2 and 3), to slurring across the beat (bar 18)…..