Slumber Song

Elissa Milne

Excerpt of Slumber Song

Difficulty Level

Style

Theme

Video

Elements

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.

Contrary Motion

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Texture

A type of texture where the contour of the notes in one hand is the exact opposite to that of the other hand as they play simultaneously.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

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

Dotted Quarter Notes

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Rhythm

Quarter notes whose lengths are increased by half; equal to three 8th notes.

Details

Title

Slumber Song

Composer

Publisher

Year

2004

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

Student Age

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Choose Good Fingerings,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Prepare Challenging Rhythms,

Slow Practice,

Work on Creating a Good Tone