The Knight's Tale
By Catherine Rollin
Imaginations will soar with this solo written in A minor and 3/4 meter. The melody is in the right hand and features rhythmic and melodic patterns that aid in learning and memorization. A descending bass line is created in the left hand using broken fifths. In A-B-A form, the A section features these left-hand broken fifths. The B section uses blocked fifths and root position triads in the left hand. The sound and style of the piece will appeal to students and audiences of all ages.