Oceans Apart

Ben Crosland

Excerpt of Oceans Apart

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

16th Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-sixteenth the value of a whole note or one quarter of a quarter note.

8th Note Broken Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses a persistent 8th note rhythm with broken chords, in varying note configurations.

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.

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Details

Title

Oceans Apart

Composer

Year

2013

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Slow Practice,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch