Canyon Shadows

Mike Springer

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Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

Accidentals

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Intervals

Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.

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Broken Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken chords in varying note configurations, with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

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Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

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

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Hand Crossing

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Hand and Finger Techniques

A technique that involves one hand crossing over or under the other.

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Details

Title

Canyon Shadows

Publisher

Year

2017

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

36

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on Creating a Good Tone