A Deaf Girl's Music Box

Nikolas Sideris

Excerpt of A Deaf Girl's Music Box

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

16th Notes

Image of the 16th Notes element

Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-sixteenth the value of a whole note or one quarter of a quarter note.

8th Notes

Image of the 8th Notes element

Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.

A Tempo

Image of the A Tempo element

Meter

An Italian term meaning "in time"; an indication instructing the player to return to the original tempo after a deviation.

Accidentals

Image of the Accidentals element

Intervals

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

Details

Title

A Deaf Girl's Music Box

Year

2014

Instrumentation

Four Hands

Key Signature

Time Signature

Teacher Duet

Yes

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Clap and Count,

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Isolate Voices,

Play Similar Passages Together,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Dropping Into the Keys With Full Arm Weight,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch