It's Circus Time!

Elizabeth W. Greenleaf

Excerpt of It's Circus Time!

Difficulty Level

Mood

Theme

Video

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Elements

Blocked 5ths

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Intervals

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

Blocked 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses repeating blocked 5ths in a single position with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

C Major Five Finger Scale

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Scales

A simple scale that contains the first five notes of the C Major scale.

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.

Details

Title

It's Circus Time!

Publisher

Year

2004

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

37

Teacher Duet

Yes

Lyrics

Yes

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Sing the Words,

Slow Practice,

Work on Bringing Out the Bouncy Character With a Light, Nimble Touch