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March of the Troglodytes

Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Modern classical music
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My mother wrote a processional that started with a triplet, so I took it as a challenge to do the same. The dissonances in measures 10 through 17 express the social faux pas of the troglodytes. Make sure the intervals in the left hand (6ths, 7ths, and 9ths) are correct. The flowing middle section demonstrates the grace extended even to troglodytes, who come back with renewed confidence in the end.

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