The Clown and the Ballarina

Ben Crosland

Excerpt of The Clown and the Ballarina

Sheet Music

(Individual)

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

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.

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Accidentals

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Intervals

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

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Intermediate Two Voices in One Hand

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Texture

A type of texture where one or both hands play more than one voice at a time with large intervals, many hand positions, and complex rhythms.

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Intermediate Waltz Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of waltz accompaniment pattern that uses intermediate skills like shifting, extending, and multiple voices, but without octave leaps.

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Details

Title

The Clown and the Ballarina

Composer

Collection

Year

2016

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

39

Student Age

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Demonstrate,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Play Similar Passages Together,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice