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Summer Afternoon, Bossa Nova Piano Duet for 1 piano 4 hands.

By Luxuan Elly Wen

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Piano Duet, Keyboard/Synthesizer - Advanced Intermediate
Composed by Luxuan Elly Wen. 20th Century, Jazz, Bossa Nova, Repertoire, General Instructional. Score. 10 pages. Published by Luxuan Elly Wen (S0.72537).

Item Number: S0.72537

Summer AfternoonElly holds an undergraduate degree in Piano Performance from Xinghai Conservatory of Music in China and a Master’s degree in Piano Performance from West Chester University. She is currently a graduate student in the Piano Pedagogy program at WCU. In the fall of 2014, Elly composed Summer Afternoon as a piano duet for a final project in one of her pedagogy classes. The main theme was drawn from a former piece she had written in a composition class. Elly described the original thematic material as “soothing,” and then explained that she adapted it into the duet she composed as follows: “It was in early winter, when the weather turned gloomy and the temperature decreased by days after late autumn. Many people start to have seasonal depression during that time of the year. I wanted to write music that could make people feel delightful and positive, which then reminded me of the theme I had first composed in late spring 2013 which infused the spring atmosphere. Upon thinking of giving it an even warmer musical sense, I chose a tropical rhythm and added the Bossa Nova beat. Thus, the music was pushed forward to the summer. And, with the cozy soothing hot air, it finally advanced to an afternoon time.”Performance with Bongos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riiHTGZtiJM.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Anonymous
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2015-08-27 18:25:56.0 Summer Afternoon

    Summer Afternoon is a delightful duet with a great bossa nova beat. It's fun to play, and listening to it just naturally makes you feel happy. Once you hear the tune, it's hard to get it out of your head!

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  • 5

    Anonymous
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2015-08-27 17:48:59.0 Summer Afternoon Piano Duet

    Summer Afternoon is my favorite duet of all time, always a pleasure to play!

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