A Very Happy Song

Dennis Alexander

Excerpt of A Very Happy Song

Difficulty Level

Mood

Video

Elements

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Blocked 3rds

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Intervals

Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 3rd of any quality.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

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.

Details

Title

A Very Happy Song

Publisher

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

32

Teacher Duet

Yes

Lyrics

Yes

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Sing the Words,

Slow Practice