Sword Dance by Lynn Freeman Olson. For Piano. Piano Solo; Solo. Early Intermediate level piece for the Lynn Freeman Piano Solo event with the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) Festivals Bulletin 2008-2009-2010. SMP Level 5 (Intermediate); NFMC Level: Medium Class. Sheet. 4 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.2625).
Set in 4/4 time, in a minor, modal setting, and played in a quick, vivace tempo, this dramatic piece combines many touches, accents, and bold dynamics throughout. Most of the keyboard is utilized, there are no accidentals, and the melodic rhythms are quick combinations of eighth and sixteenth notes.
About SMP Level 5 (Intermediate)
Seventh chords and melodies in both hands. More difficult note reading with ledger lines above and below the staff.