Hazy Day Lullaby

Ben Crosland

Excerpt of Hazy Day Lullaby

Difficulty Level

Mood

Style

Theme

Video

Elements

8th Note Broken Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses a persistent 8th note rhythm with broken chords, in varying note configurations.

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.

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.

Half Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one half the value of a whole note.

Details

Title

Hazy Day Lullaby

Composer

Year

2013

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

16

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Demonstrate,

Highlight Dynamic Contrasts,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice