The Search for Butterflies | Advanced Intermediate Piano Solo
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The Search for Butterflies by Catherine Wilson is a level 4 piano solo that creates a bittersweet feel with a hint of nostalgia. The ostinato pattern in the left hand creates the sense of walking and the lyrical right hand uses flurries of notes to imitate the presence of butterflies.
Features for focus include:
- accuracy and stamina
- rhythm and tempo
- dynamics and articulation
- coordination and spatial awareness
- balance and voicing
- phrasing and expressive playing
- chord placement
- following or selecting appropriate finger numbers
The Search for Butterflies can be used for:
- Recitals / Concerts
- Broadening repertoire
- Playing for fun!
Approximate duration (including any repeats): 3 minutes
Number of pages: 5
Approximate Guidance for American / UK and Australian levels:
Level 1 = Easy or Beginner / Grade 0 - 1
Level 2 = Early Intermediate / Grade 2 - 3
Level 3 = Intermediate / Grade 4 - 5
Level 4 = Advanced Intermediate / Grade 6 - 7
Level 5 = Advanced / Grade 8+
Catherine lives in a small rural village in Shropshire, England and has over 25 years experience teaching piano. Since completing her Master’s Degree specialising in composition, Catherine has chosen to compose in a lyrical minimalist style in order for her pieces to be both educational and relaxing.
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