Hello to the Drum

Nancy Faber

Excerpt of Hello to the Drum

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

Blocked 5ths

Image of the Blocked 5ths element

Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 5th of any quality.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

Image of the Crescendo and Diminuendo element

Expression

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

Five Finger Scales

Image of the Five Finger Scales element

Scales

Simple five-note scales whose notes fit within a comfortable hand shape; applied when more than one such scale appears in a piece.

Half Notes

Image of the Half Notes element

Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one half the value of a whole note.

Details

Title

Hello to the Drum

Composer

Year

2005

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

24

Teacher Duet

Yes

Lyrics

Yes

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Clap and Count,

Demonstrate,

Sing the Words,

Slow Practice,

Tap and Count