Icicles

Angeline Bell

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Difficulty Level

Style

Video

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.

A Minor Five Finger Scale

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Scales

A simple scale that contains the first five notes of the A Minor scale.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

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

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.

Details

Title

Icicles

Year

2023

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

27

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Work on Creating a Mysterious Character,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch