Swingin' the Lead

Ben Crosland

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Elements

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.

Accents

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Accidentals

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Intervals

Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.

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.

Details

Title

Swingin' the Lead

Composer

Collection

Year

2014

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

Student Age

Teaching Tips

Clap and Count,

Demonstrate,

Hands Separate Practice,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice