Snow, Moon and Flowers: Sculthorpe

Knowledge Skills

The Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe is quoted as saying he wanted his music to make people feel better and happier. This piece was written in 1971 which is towards the end of the period characterised by the influence of Japanese and Far Eastern music.

Learner Skills

An interest in Eastern harmonies would be considered important for this piece. A learner who would benefit the most would enjoy experiential music that portrays a theme and an awareness of tonal centres.

Stylistic Skills

The style is based on Japanese Haiku and the expansion and contraction on tonal centres.
The tempo requires an internal understanding of the subtlties of pulse and nuance.

Articulation Skills

The phrasing is closely connected to the pedal and pitch. Allowing the music to breathe and grow will

Sound Skills

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Technical Skills

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Pedal Skills

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Practice Skills

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Teaching Skills

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Performance Skills

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Exam Skills

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Performance Video
Tutorial Video
Available to Purchase

A 12 page downloadable workbook with a story, questions, quizzes & practice charts.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS

TECHNICAL SKILLS

A 12 page downloadable booklet with scales, exercises, arpeggio and broken chords.

A 12 page booklet with related theory questions.

THEORY SKILLS

MUSICIANSHIP

A 12 page downloadable workbook of ear training and sight reading with QR codes. 

BUY MUSIC

Purchase the required
book for this piece.

TEACHING SKILLS

A 12 page teaching skills

booklet.

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Author

C.L. Caton-Greasley CT ABRSM DipLCM(TD)

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