Pony Express

Nancy Faber

Excerpt of Pony Express

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

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.

Half Notes

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Rhythm

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

Melodic 2nds

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Intervals

Two notes played in succession, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 2nd of any quality.

Details

Title

Pony Express

Composer

Year

2005

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

24

Lyrics

Yes

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Clap and Count,

Demonstrate,

Hands Separate Practice,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Tap and Count