Cockatoo

Elissa Milne

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Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

8th Note Parallel 3rds

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Intervals

A series of any amount or quality of blocked 3rd intervals that are played in one hand and move up or down in primarily 8th note rhythms.

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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.

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Accidentals

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Intervals

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

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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.

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Details

Title

Cockatoo

Composer

Publisher

Year

2004

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

12

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Clap and Count,

Demonstrate,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Slow Practice