Four Piano Pieces for Children

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These four pieces are note related to each others and they can be performed separately. These pieces have different titles and were composed at different time.

Rural Dance completed in 1992. The opening theme of the piece is taken from a theme by Bartok. The is designed in Arch form and constructed in Dorian mode.

Walking Bear was composed in 1996. The whole piece is constructed in minor 2nds and minor 3rds.

Weeping Song was composed in 1996. The idea if the piece is to contrast the melodies in the two hands by moving them in unison, contrary motion and imitation.

My First Piano Lesson was completed in 1994. My intention was to make joke on Czerny's theme by putting many note-clusters and wrong notes in both the melody and harmony of the music.

Score ID
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
5 minutes
Solo instrument (Piano)
Modern classical music

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