Easy (Grades 1-3)
5 minutes
World music
Solo instrument (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available
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This tune was premiered on the funeral of the first Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Kuan Yew

emarks from my friend Samantha Tang:

I like the first half and very last part. Last Part is like a link back to the beginning, like a you went round a full circle, depicting life cycle.

Beginning Part is is soothing and gradual; Somewhat like a child starting his life. It builds up and peak like a peak of one's life or career. There is one part I like, sounded like a mix of regrets and acceptance. When I listen to this piece of music, the word " reflections" comes to my mind.

The second half that sounded bold reminds me of part of one's life where he was leading at his best.

Its a peaceful Song with a lot of emotions that developed progressively.

Samantha showed this video to a boy with Autism and he calmed down. I was told that the usual Mozart music does not calm him down anymore and he paid no interest.


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