Busker's Waltz

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Originally sketched for a later-abandoned movie scene, this perky little piece typifies the composer's irrepressible predeliction for creating deceptively-easy-to-listen-to tunes from highly chromatic contexts yet managing to impart overall tonality.[Manager]

"On a windswept corner the busker valiantly plys his trade - with eyes closed and seeming to have ears only for his music, he secretly strains to hear the sweet and satisfying counterpoint of any coins tossed his way. Around him dances a figure - is it a budding harmony-analyst? Oops…no… it's a performing monkey!"

Score ID
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Solo instrument (Accordion)
World music

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