Summer Waltz. (Mid-Elementary Level). By Rosemary Hughey. For Piano/Keyboard. Willis. Mid-Elementary. 2 pages. Willis Music #12750. Published by Willis Music (HL.406885).
Description: This has a sweet flowing melody with short phrases and is especially suited for early recital pieces. The B section has a lovely complimentary melody that fits with the A section.
Purpose: To teach phrasing with legato playing and the balance of the hands. The dotted quarter rhythm is also included in this piece.
Suggestions for Instruction: Clap and count first, concentrating on the dotted quarter patterns. Then play hands separately, noting the fingering.
Key: C Major.