Flickering Firefly

Mary Leaf

Excerpt of Flickering Firefly

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

Broken Chords

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Chords

Chord tones played one note at a time that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

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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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Fermatas

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Rhythm

Indications placed above or below notes instructing the player to hold those notes longer than their original notated length.

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Legato

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Expression

A type of articulation indicating the player to play smoothly and seamlessly, with the notes slightly overlapped.

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Details

Title

Flickering Firefly

Composer

Publisher

Collection

Year

2003

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

32

Teacher Duet

Yes

Lyrics

Yes

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Sing the Words,

Work on Creating a Good Tone