Bluebird on My Shoulder

Nancy Faber

Excerpt of Bluebird on My Shoulder

Difficulty Level

Mood

Theme

Video

Elements

Blocked 3rds

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Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 3rd of any quality.

Five Finger Scales

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Scales

Simple five-note scales whose notes fit within a comfortable hand shape; applied when more than one such scale appears in a piece.

Half Notes

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Rhythm

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

Melodic 2nds

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Intervals

Two notes played in succession, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 2nd of any quality.

Details

Title

Bluebird on My Shoulder

Composer

Year

1997

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

22

Lyrics

Yes

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Clap and Count,

Demonstrate,

Sing the Words,

Slow Practice,

Tap and Count