Taking the Air at Attingham Park | Advanced Intermediate Piano Solo
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Taking the Air at Attingham Park by Catherine Wilson is a level 4 piano solo that emanates a grandeur and elegance that creates a majestic feel. The ostinato pattern in the left hand suggests movement while the arpeggiated chords in the right hand combined with the lyrical melody add to the regal feel that is evident in and around the English country house and estate in Shropshire that was built 1783-5 and is now owned by the National Trust.
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
Taking the Air at Attingham Park can be used for:
- Recitals / Concerts
- Broadening repertoire
- Playing for fun!
Approximate duration (including any repeats): 2 minutes 30
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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