Stubborn Mule (Clark)

Stubborn Mule

by Frances Clark

Stubborn Mule (Clark)



Stubborn Mule by American composer Frances Clark is a Modern era work from her method called The Music Tree. It’s a Primary work featuring Partial Staff Notation, Melodic 2nds and Blocked 2nds.



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Level 1 - Primary

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Element Level
Blocked 2nds Level 1
Forte Level 1
Half Notes Level 1
Melodic 2nds Level 1
Partial Staff Notation Level 1
Quarter Notes Level 1

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Catalogue Number None
Alternate Title None
Era 20th Century
Year Composed Unknown
Year Published 1955
Publisher Summy-Birchard Music
Key Unknown
Time Signature Unknown
Number of Measures Unknown
Tempo Indication Unknown
Instrumentation Solo Piano

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