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Journey West (The Oregon Trail)

By Reneé Schwab

Piano - Early Advanced
Composed by Reneé Schwab. Piano Solo; Solo. Sheet. 4 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.18140).

Item Number: AP.18140

ISBN 0739015842.

There is a western, folk flavor to this legato, rolling, panoramic solo, in B major. The left hand keeps a fairly constant broken chord accompaniment, and the right hand sings the melody, with occasional reaches of an octave. There are many changes in tempo, meter and dynamics, and there is a generous use of the extremes of the keyboard. This solo won a Lynn Freeman Olson Composition Award.

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  • August 09, 2011 Original

    This is an interesting song. I like the chords in it, sounds like it could be from a movie soundtrack. This piece could become boring for an advanced student, but it helped me learn a lot about pedaling, phrasing, and stylistic expression. The notation is fairly easy to read.

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