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Colorful Colorado by Robert D. Vandall - Alfred Music Sheet Music

By Robert D. Vandall

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Piano - Intermediate
Composed by Robert D. Vandall. Graded Standard Repertoire; Piano Suite; Piano Supplemental; Solo. Recital Suite Series. Form: Suite. Recital. Sheet. 12 pages. Alfred Music #00-44334. Published by Alfred Music (AP.44334).

Item Number: AP.44334

ISBN 1470622920. English.

Colorful Colorado provides a musical tour of this western state. The suite opens with "Aspen Leaf Rag," a buoyant ragtime number inspired by the colorful tree that covers many of Colorado's mountainsides. Technical challenges in this piece include a stride bass pattern in the left hand and heavy syncopation. "Moonlight on the Slopes" is a lyrical piece that oscillates between 3/4 and 6/8 meter. Flowing arpeggios and a delicate melody evoke the serenity of a moonlit, snow-covered landscape. The suite concludes with "Pike's Peak Boogie," a loping boogie-woogie number that calls to mind the cowboys and pioneers who founded the city of Colorado Springs. This piece features an engaging combination of classic blues inflections and unexpected harmonies.

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  • 2

    Ardis
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • December 15, 2017 Not right for me

    I am pleased with the other state booklets I've purchased and have admired Vandall's works for many years. However, I do not care for the moods or melodies of these particular pieces.

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