ABRSM Initial Grade - Piano Exam Pieces

D. Parke - A Marching Tune (No.1 from Tunetime)

ABRSM Initial Grade – A1

In this bright piece we see soldiers marching; there is a strong presence of drums in the band keeping them in time. This march features forearm bounces alternating from one hand to the other, contrasting with smooth C major five-finger positions. The player might sense the modulation to the dominant key in the middle as a journey away from home.

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