The Whispering Wind

Martha Mier

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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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Blocked Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses root-position major and minor triads with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

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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.

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Fermatas

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Rhythm

Indications placed above or below notes instructing the player to hold those notes longer than their original notated length.

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Details

Title

The Whispering Wind

Composer

Publisher

Year

1993

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

42

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Slow Practice