Away in a Manger

Nancy and Randall Faber

Excerpt of Away in a Manger

Difficulty Level

Mood

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Elements

Anacrusis

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Meter

Sometimes called upbeats or pickup notes; a note or series of notes that precede and give stress to the first downbeat of a piece.

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Half Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one half the value of a whole note.

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Hands Separate

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Hand and Finger Techniques

A technique that involves only one hand playing at a time throughout most or all of a piece; used only at lower levels.

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Middle C Position

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Scales

A hand position where both the right-hand thumb and the left-hand thumb share middle C.

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Details

Title

Away in a Manger

Year

1996

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

16

Teacher Duet

Yes

Lyrics

Yes

Holiday

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Clap and Count,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Sing the Words,

Slow Practice,

Work on Creating a Good Tone