Stanley, the Skunk

Melody Bober

Excerpt of Stanley, the Skunk

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

Accidentals

Image of the Accidentals element

Intervals

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

Blocked Chords

Image of the Blocked Chords element

Chords

Chord tones played together that are not part of an accompaniment pattern.

C Minor Five Finger Scale

Image of the C Minor Five Finger Scale element

Scales

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

Crescendo and Diminuendo

Image of the Crescendo and Diminuendo element

Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

Details

Title

Stanley, the Skunk

Composer

Publisher

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

20

Teacher Duet

Yes

Lyrics

Yes

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Sing the Words,

Work on Creating a Good Tone