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Along the Mississippi

By Wynn-Anne Rossi

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Piano - Late Intermediate
Composed by Wynn-Anne Rossi. Piano Suite; Piano Supplemental. Recital Suite Series. Form: Suite. Recital. Sheet. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.34419).

Item Number: AP.34419

ISBN 0739066935. Recital.

Wynn-Anne Rossi's Along the Mississippi takes a trip down the Mississippi River in four distinct movements. The journey begins with "Swiftly Flowing River," a flowing movement that highlights where the river begins in Itasca State Park in Minnesota. Next, "Stride Through St. Louie" depicts the jazz roots of St. Louis, Missouri with a stride left-hand accompaniment and swing rhythm. "A Tribute to Mark Twain," featuring a warm and expressive melody, honors the spirit of this American icon whose writing evoked the spirit of the Mississippi. The suite closes with full, rich chords and a nostalgic melody in "View of the Delta Queen," a majestic tribute to the steamboat that is now considered an historical landmark. "Stride Through St. Louie" and "Swiftly Flowing River" are Federation Festivals 2014-2016 selections.
List/syllabus: Federation Festivals 2014-2016.

  • Swiftly Flowing River 
  • Stride Through St. Louis 
  • Tribute to Mark Twain 
  • View of the Delta Queen