Though short, Happy-Go-Lucky gives plenty of opportunities to practice a variety of articulations. Performers will encounter staccatos, legatos, two-note slurs, as well as numerous accents. Also, this piece facilitates ease of moving around the keyboard. The left hand plays a series of descending solid fifths. Mostly in a 2/4 time signature, there is a brief moment of 3/4. This change should be brought out to create interest.
Caroline Krause, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates Fellow