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Desert Sands

By Joyce Schatz Pease

Piano - SMP Level 4 (Intermediate); NFMC Level: Elementary Class 4
Composed by Joyce Schatz Pease. Piano Solo; Solo. Intermediate level piece for the Piano Solo event with the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) Festivals Bulletin 2008-2009-2010. Sheet. 4 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.22444).

Item Number: AP.22444

The many patterns of swirling sand created by the wind are the images reflected in this solo. Written in D minor, the drama is intensified by the chromatic rise in the tenor voice and the ! meter. Teenage students especially will be drawn to the mood of this piece and will enjoy its mysterious yet rich, lyrical sounds. Many melodic patterns are included and will be helpful in learning and memorizing the piece.

About SMP Level 4 (Intermediate)

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Introduction of 4-note chords and sixteenth notes. Hand movement covering 2 to 3 octaves.

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  • 5

    Clemmons, NC
  • August 02, 2005 Breathtaking!!!!

    This is one of my FAVORITE songs of all times! I had to memorize this song for a recital, people actually came up and congradulated me personally. Defenitally a must!

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