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Sonatina in C

Later Elementary Level

By Claudette Hudelson

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Piano/Keyboard - Late Elementary
Later Elementary Level. Composed by Claudette Hudelson. Willis. Recital. 8 pages. Willis Music #12361. Published by Willis Music (HL.406510).

Item Number: HL.406510

9x12 inches. Claudette Hudelson Later Elementary Level.

Description: This contains three movements similar to those that might be found in a classical sonatina. The first movement is in ABA' form with a medium tempo. The second movement has a lyrical, cantabile melody. The third movement is a fast gigue-like; movement.

Purpose: The student may learn the variations in sound and mood produced by movements indicative of a classical sonatina.

Suggestions for Instruction: 1) Have the student try the right hand first, observing correct fingering. Practice tapering 3-note slurs that end with staccato. Practice playing crescendo and decrescendo, then add the left hand.

2) Allow the student to play the right-hand melody with appropriate shading and breathing.; Introduce legato pedaling. Teach following the line.;

3) Point out how the left hand mimics the chords in the right hand, hand-over-hand. Have the student practice the 3-note slurs in the right hand for a 'loud-soft-soft' type of sound. Work to make a distinction between f and mf. Have the student pedal with the harmonic changes.

Key: C Major.

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