Contents

 

 

 

1. Duck Walk .................................................................................................................... 1

Left hand melody with accidentals

 

2. Happy Tune ................................................................................................................. 2

Practice reading bass G position

 

3. Walking in Clown Shoes ............................................................................................. 3

Extended position using sixths

 

4. Spring Bells .................................................................................................................. 4

Practice turning under, reading bass and middle C, and reading D.C. al Fine

 

5. Russian Dance ............................................................................................................. 5

Left hand melody with right hand ostinato in d minor position

 

6. The Thing Under the Bed is Having a Party ............................................................ 6

Switching bass clef starting notes, articulation and crescendos for left hand

 

7. Toad Blues .................................................................................................................... 7

Eight bar blues form in C

 

8. The Ents are Moving! ................................................................................................. 8

Parallel 5ths, two voices in the bass, narrative structure in music

 

9. Plunk! .......................................................................................................................... 10

Exploring low notes and extended piano technique

 

10. March of the Seconds .............................................................................................. 12

White key clusters, syncopation, a coordination challenge!

 

11. Old Fashioned Wooden Floor ................................................................................. 14

Experiencing the sound of dorian mode, exploration of left hand touches

 

12. End of the Night Waltz ........................................................................................... 16

Lyrical left hand melody

 

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