Walking Race

Jon George

Excerpt of Walking Race

Difficulty Level

Mood

Theme

Video

Elements

Crossing Over Thumb

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

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Elementary Single Note Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern where only one note is played at a time, usually within a single five finger scale and with simple 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

Walking Race

Composer

Publisher

Year

1974

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

16

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Slow Practice,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Tap and Count,

Tap One Hand While Playing the Other