By Mike Springer
Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands)
Students can experience the wonderful sights, sounds and smells of a local fair as they play through Carnival Ride!. Moving at a thrilling pace fitting for an exhilarating attraction, this 4/4 meter duet in C major alternates between light and driving rhythm and an unpredictable fun melody in both parts. Just when the audience thinks they have the melody figured out, the rollercoaster ride dives for new, even greater territory! Students will want to pay close attention to their use of accents and staccatos to perfectly capture the sound and feel of an exciting march. Hang on for the ride of your life!