The Old Typewriter

Melody Bober

Excerpt of The Old Typewriter

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

Contrary Motion

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Texture

A type of texture where the contour of the notes in one hand is the exact opposite to that of the other hand as they play simultaneously.

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D.C. al Coda

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Notation

An indication instructing the player to go back to the beginning of a piece, then jump to the coda when "al coda" or "to coda" is reached.

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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.

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Left Hand Melody

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Texture

A type of texture where the left hand plays the melody and the right hand plays the accompaniment for an extended period of time.

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Details

Title

The Old Typewriter

Composer

Publisher

Year

2017

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

28

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Practice Scalar Passages in Rhythms,

Slow Practice