Island Song

Kevin Olson

Excerpt of Island Song

Difficulty Level

Mood

Video

Elements

Accidentals

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Intervals

Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.

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.

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.

Five Finger Scales

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Scales

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

Details

Title

Island Song

Composer

Publisher

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

41

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Hands Separate Practice,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Slow Practice,

Tap One Hand While Playing the Other,

Tap and Count