Finding a lively tempo is crucial for keeping the energy level high in this short canon. Though the main rhythmic value used is quarter notes, the tempo is still marked allegro. Students should be aware of the frequent accent markings since they help keep the pulse. The quarter note rests in each hand are another important aspect.
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