The slur markings are quite important in this canon since they give a lot of guidance regarding phrasing and articulation. Off-beat tenuto markings also need to be followed closely. A few dotted rhythms appear in both hands and can be tricky. Students should pick a comfortable tempo and play with a confident tone in order to portray the perky character.
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