“Waves” helps students to be creative, giving their own personal touch to performances. The tempo is quite flexible, indicated by gradual accelerations followed by ritardandos. This elasticity creates a “wavy” feeling. One should have a supple wrist in order to effortlessly play the repeated open fifths in the right hand. Students can make individual choices regarding voicing.
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Reaching Out, for Solo Piano is available through The FJH Music Company INC, 2004.
Caroline Krause, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates Fellow