An eight measure unison passage firmly establishes the melody and character for Spirited. After deserting the melodic line, the left hand begins its own pattern of broken sevenths as accompaniment. Small hands may have difficulty with this. The right hand continues the original elodic pattern. Students need to be comfortable with finger crossings and changing hand positions. Legato without the help of pedal should be kept throughout.
Caroline Krause, Iowa Center for Reseach by Undergraduates Fellow