"April Fool!"

Jon George

Excerpt of "April Fool!"

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

8th Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.

Blocked 6ths

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Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 6th of any quality.

Elementary Single Note Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern where only one note is played at a time, usually within a single five finger scale and with simple rhythms.

Extended Hand Positions

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Hand and Finger Techniques

Hand positions that require stretching beyond a five finger scale; usually to play intervals that are 6ths or greater.

Details

Title

"April Fool!"

Composer

Publisher

Year

1974

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

24

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Hands Separate Practice,

Slow Practice,

Tap and Count