Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Piano Festival Samples Elementary Level 1 & 2


Festival Samples for Elementary Level 

(Piano Adventures 1, Blue Hal Leonard 1,  NFMC PP) BassF-Treble G 
(Piano Adventures 1, Purple Hal Leonard 2, NFMC P1) Bass C- Treble G, sharps or flats, some hands together

Choose at least 6 pieces to listen to. Write the name of the piece, then click the link to hear it and answer the following questions on your Festival Samples Listening Assignment Sheet:

1. Write 2 or more words to describe the mood of this piece.
2. What is the tempo (speed) of this piece (Adagio, Andante, Allegro, Presto, etc.)?
3. What articulation do you hear in this piece (staccato, legato, accents, pedaling etc.)?
4. Choose your personal rating for this piece from the following: 
1- I have no interest in learning to play this.
2 - This piece is okay
3 - Nice, but not my favorite
4 - I would like to play this piece.
5. I would love to learn to play this.

MUSIC AVAILABLE IN MY LIBRARY

 Festival Music Samples Piano Lab Listening Free Printable

Slower/Expressive Level 1
The Leaf and the Bird  by June C. Montgomery - (Sheet Music)
Eternally Music by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
Waltzing Butterflies by Timothy Brown- (Composers in Focus: The Butterfly Garden)
Papillons by Timothy Brown- (Composers in Focus: The Butterfly Garden)
King of the Jungle by Martha Mier (Favorite Solos Bk1)
Medieval Castle by Martha Mier (Favorite Solos Bk1)

Faster/Exciting Level 1
Pterodactyls, Really Neat by Nancy Faber  - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
Zoom Zoom, Witch's Broom by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
A Rainbow is a Smile by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
Pony Express by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
A Particularly Pleasing Piano Piece by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
Squinchy-Pinchy Shoes by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
Irish Celebration by Wendy Stevens - (Sheet Music)
Dancing Drums by Joyce L Grill - (Sheet Music)
Magic Pony - (Sheet Music)
Taco Fiesta by Martha Mier - (Sheet Music)
Cookies by Carolyn Miller - (Sheet Music)


Slower/Expressive Level 2
Nothin' to Do Blues by Martha Mier (Sheet Music)
One Scary Night by Kim Williams - (Sheet Music)
Rainbow Song by Timothy Brown (Sheet Music)
Swingin' and Swayin' by Martha Mier (Favorite Solos Bk1)
Bumblebee Blues by Martha Mier (Favorite Solos Bk1)
Bullfrog Blues by by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance 1)
Monster's Midnight March by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance 1)
Colorful Sonatina: Dreamy Sky Blue by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance 1)
Dance of Two Seahorses by Carl Czerny - (Faber Gold Star Performance 1)
Mouses or Meese by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance 1)

Faster/Exciting Level 2
Hello to the Drum by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
Roller Skate Ride by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
Chugging Choo-Choo by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance Primer)
The Run-Around Rag by Jason Sifford -(In Recital with Jazz, Blues and Rags Book 1)
Swingin' Cats by Christopher Goldston - (In Recital with Jazz, Blues and Rags Book 1)
Most of All I Like Rainbows by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance 1)
Colorful Sonatina: Sunshine Yellow by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance 1)
Colorful Sonatina: Happy Red by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance 1)
Three Pirates by Nancy Faber - (Faber Gold Star Performance 1)
Please Stay, Chihuahua (DogGoneIt! by Tom Gerou)
March of the Monarchs by Timothy Brown- (Composers in Focus: The Butterfly Garden)
Dalmations! (DogGoneIt! by Tom Gerou)
Late to the Races (DogGoneIt! by Tom Gerou)
DogGoneIt! by Tom Gerou (DogGoneIt! by Tom Gerou)
The Butterfly Garden by Timothy Brown - (Composers in Focus: The Butterfly Garden)
Pretend by Timothy Brown- (Composers in Focus: The Butterfly Garden)
Flutter By by Timothy Brown- (Composers in Focus: The Butterfly Garden)
Mariposa by Timothy Brown- (Composers in Focus: The Butterfly Garden)
Charlie's Adventure by Martha Mier (Favorite Solos Bk1)
The Hiccup Song by Martha Mier (Favorite Solos Bk1)
Katie Cricket by Martha Mier (Favorite Solos Bk1)
Bumblebee Blues by Martha Mier (Favorite Solos Bk1)
Prima Sonatina by Kevin Olson


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