Early Morning Song

Barbara Arens

Excerpt of Early Morning Song

Difficulty Level

Theme

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Elements

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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8th Rests

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Rhythm

Silence that equals the length of one 8th note.

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A Tempo

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Meter

An Italian term meaning "in time"; an indication instructing the player to return to the original tempo after a deviation.

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Crossing Over Thumb

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

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Details

Title

Early Morning Song

Year

2018

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signatures

Time Signature

# of Measures

31

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice