Safari

Elissa Milne

Excerpt of Safari

Difficulty Level

Style

Theme

Video

Elements

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.

Elementary Single Note Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern where only one note is played at a time, usually within a single five finger scale and with simple rhythms.

Extended Hand Positions

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Hand and Finger Techniques

Hand positions that require stretching beyond a five finger scale; usually to play intervals that are 6ths or greater.

Ledger Lines

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Notation

Additional lines added above or below the staff in order to place very high or very low notes that wouldn't normally fit on the staff.

Details

Title

Safari

Composer

Publisher

Year

2004

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

20

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Hands Separate Practice,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Slow Practice,

Work on Creating a Good Tone