The Road Back Home

Ben Crosland

Excerpt of The Road Back Home

Difficulty Level

Mood

Styles

Video

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.

Blocked 5ths Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses repeating blocked 5ths in a single position with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

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

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

The Road Back Home

Composer

Year

2013

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

21

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Isolate Voices,

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