Song to the Stars

Paul Poston

Excerpt of Song to the Stars

Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

Anacrusis

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Meter

Sometimes called upbeats or pickup notes; a note or series of notes that precede and give stress to the first downbeat of a piece.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

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

Elementary Single Note Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern where only one note is played at a time, usually within a single five finger scale and with simple rhythms.

Extended Hand Positions

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Hand and Finger Techniques

Hand positions that require stretching beyond a five finger scale; usually to play intervals that are 6ths or greater.

Details

Title

Song to the Stars

Composer

Year

2018

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

Student Age

Teaching Tips

Demonstrate,

Hands Separate Practice,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice