English Woods

Jon George

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Difficulty Level

Mood

Style

Theme

Video

Elements

8th Note Broken 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses persistent 8th note rhythm with primarily broken 5th intervals.

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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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First Inversion Chords

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Chords

Chords with an alternate ordering of their tones where the root is placed on the top and the 3rd and 5th below.

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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

English Woods

Composer

Publisher

Year

1974

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

20

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Play Only the Bottom Note of the Accompaniment Pattern,

Slow Practice,

Tap One Hand While Playing the Other