The Cat and the Mouse

The Cat and the Mouse

By Aaron Copland / ed. Jane Magrath Piano Sheet Level: Early Advanced Item: 00-16736
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Aaron Copland's "Scherzo Humoristique," written in 1920, is indeed musically humorous as it depicts the skittering rodent and sinister feline in a demanding, but very enjoyable etude setting, using complex 1/16 note patterns, glissando, grace notes, chromatic scale work, and a generous use of the entire keyboard. There are sudden shifts in tempo and dynamics, and the performer tells a definite story, albeit without narration. Large hand reaches, sometimes 9ths, are required on some of the full block chords. A Federation Festivals 2016-2020 selection.

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Composed by: Aaron Copland
Instrument: Piano
Format: Sheet
Page Count: 8
Item Number: 00-16736
ISBN 10: 0-7390-0794-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-0794-5
UPC: 038081175409

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