Mysterious Caves

Composer
Year of composition
2007
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
1 minute
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available

I was inspired by Lee Evans� remark at the MTAC Convention in 2007 that a rock musician who didn�t have classical training told him to �feel the keys�. It struck me how basic that idea is and that the impulse to �smush� the keys, especially the black ones, is a natural one. I thought it would be easy to teach a student a composition using the two black keys as a natural starting point.

The omission of time signature and bar lines is intentional for the purpose of getting students familiar with non-traditional notation techniques.

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