This canon begins with a three perky eighth notes leading into the first downbeat. They should be extremely staccato and even. Students should make sure to emphasis the pulse so that the 3/4 time signature comes through. Observing the numerous rests is a key component of playing this piece well.
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Caroline Krause, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates Fellow