Coral Reef Suite. (Late Elementary Level Composer Showcase). By Carol Klose. For Piano/Keyboard. Educational Piano Library. Late Elementary. 16 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.296354).
ISBN 0634051482. 9x12 inches.
This masterful collection of mildly contemporary solos for young students explores clusters, pedal effects, and whole-tone patterns in an evocative, imaginative way. Each piece beautifully describes its title with inviting sounds and colors. Great recital material! Features mainly 5-finger position, easily-learned solos; eighth notes; whole-tone patterns; damper and sostenuto pedal; hands-together passages; some register shifts; simple meters. 7 Solos: Angelfish Arabesque • Ghosts of a Sunken Pirate Ship • Invaders of the Reef • The Jellyfish • The Lonesome Hermit Crab • The Sea Anemone • Starfish Serenade.