This beautiful, gentle piece features a left hand melody, two-note slur accompaniment in the right hand and (for the first time in this set) a few accidentals (B-flat, B-natural). This piece provides a wonderful opportunity for the student to expore the left hand melody, as this technique is not very common.
One of the most sought-after clinicians in music education of his time, Lynn Freeman Olson was also a prolific composer of music for keyboard study and classroom use. With degrees from the University of Minnesota, Mr. Olson traveled to an average of 30 states each year presenting workshops and clinics for conventions, teacher groups and school systems prior to his death in 1987.
Near The Beginning is published by Carl Fischer, 1971