... And Life Goes On

Ben Crosland

Excerpt of ... And Life Goes On

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

16th Notes

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Rhythm

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

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

Cross-Staff Beams

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Notation

Beams that connect notes in the left hand and right hand; used when a single voice is played between both hands.

Intermediate Two Voices in One Hand

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Texture

A type of texture where one or both hands play more than one voice at a time with large intervals, many hand positions, and complex rhythms.

Details

Title

... And Life Goes On

Composer

Year

2013

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

35

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

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