The Midnight Ball

Naoko Ikeda

Excerpt of The Midnight Ball

Difficulty Level

Styles

Themes

Video

Elements

Accelerando

Image of the Accelerando element

Rhythm

An Italian term meaning "hastening"; an indication instructing the player to increase the speed, often gradually.

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Accidentals

Image of the Accidentals element

Intervals

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

Blocked 6ths

Image of the Blocked 6ths element

Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 6th of any quality.

Details

Title

The Midnight Ball

Composer

Collection

Year

2021

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

53

Holiday

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

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

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Getting the Correct Style