Merlin's Dream (Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Showcase Solo Level 3/Late Elementary). By Peggy Otwell. For Piano/Keyboard. Educational Piano Library. Primary Class 3 piece for the Piano Solo event with the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) Festivals Bulletin 2008-2009-2010. SMP Level 2 (Late Elementary); NFMC Level: Primary Class 3. 4 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.296425).
A wistful, melancholy solo for young wizards in training. This minor key solo has a graceful, medieval sound with appealing harmonic progressions. It uses a repeated, dotted quarter - eighth pattern throughout. Late Elementary piano solo (HLSPL Level 3); 3/4 meter; Andante tempo; D minor mode (flats as accidentals throughout); 8va; remains for the most part in 5-finger position with extensions to a 6th. 41 measures; Performance time: 1 minute 05 seconds.
About Educational Piano Library:
A piano method featuring optional outstanding orchestral accompaniments on General MIDI disk or Compact Disc
About SMP Level 2 (Late Elementary)
5-finger patterns still used but position changes are more frequent including one octave scale passages. Some 3 note chords.