Tarantella Bravura by Christine H. Barden. For Piano. Piano Solo; Solo. Late Intermediate level piece for the Piano Solo event with the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) Festivals Bulletin 2008-2009-2010. SMP Level 7 (Late Intermediate); NFMC Level: Moderately Difficult Class 2. Sheet. 4 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.21405).
This solo is destined to be a real showstopper, with its bold sounds and fast tempo. The introduction begins in 2/4, accelerating to a fast 6/8 meter for the rest of the piece. Contrasts in mood and dynamics abound and technical facility is a must for playing this piece with flair. It will make a perfect recital or contest piece and is sure to be a favorite of all who play or hear it.
About SMP Level 7 (Late Intermediate)
4 to 5-note chords in both hands and scales in octaves in both hands.