You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

Jennifer and Mike Watts

Excerpt of You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

Sheet Music

(Individual)

Difficulty Level

Styles

Video

Elements

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

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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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Chromatic Scale

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Scales

A scale comprised of only semitones which uses all 12 notes.

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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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Details

Title

You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

Year

2014

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

27

Lyrics

Yes

Holiday

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Work on Getting the Correct Style