Dance of the Trolls (Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Showcase Solo Level 5/Intermediate). By Carol Klose. For Piano/Keyboard. Educational Piano Library. Medium Class piece for the Piano Solo event with the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) Festivals Bulletin 2008-2009-2010. SMP Level 5 (Intermediate); NFMC Level: Medium Class. 4 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.296428).
A gently grotesque troll dance, not too frightening, but with enough of a macabre twist to fit the title aptly, this piano solo works its magic through short motives and alternating hand passages. Great pedagogical material throughout. Intermediate (HLSPL Level 5); 6/8 meter; quick tempo; 16ths; pedal; hand position shifts; reading range: full staff; 8va; 37 measures; Performance time: 1 minute 20 seconds.
About Educational Piano Library:
A piano method featuring optional outstanding orchestral accompaniments on General MIDI disk or Compact Disc
About SMP Level 5 (Intermediate)
Seventh chords and melodies in both hands. More difficult note reading with ledger lines above and below the staff.