New Mexico Composers' Archive

Publication Date

1997

Abstract

"Inspired partly by watching my own sons' reaction to growing up in New Mexico, these intermediate piano solos were written for my younger students, but use a more sophisticated tonal/rhythmic language than many of their level. Pedal is not required for any of the pieces, and there is no dotted rhythm more complex than a dotted quarter note followed by an eighth."

Table of Contents

Movements: The Falls at Dark Canyon (0:43) Walk Through Crystal Cave (1:08) Horse Trail to "Old Baldy" (0:46) Whitewater Canyon (0:56) Sun at Blue Glacier (1:04) Rocky Mountain Steam Train (1:16)

Description

Intermediate piano solos for young students

Associated Publications

Recording: Performed by Michael Mauldin on the CD, "Love Without a Name: Music I Wrote For My Students", produced by M Mauldin

Publisher

M Mauldin

Keywords

piano solos, piano students, Southwestern landscapes

Document Type

Musical Score

Comments

Free 30-second sound-clips may be heard & downloaded at https://soundcloud.com/michael-mauldin/sets/southwest-scenes-for-young

27 SW Scenes for Young Pianists- Falls at Dark Canyon.mp3 (1045 kB)
Falls at Dark Canyon

28 SW Scenes- Walk Through Crystal Cave.mp3 (1644 kB)
Walk Through Crystal Cave

29 SW Scenes- Horse Trail to Old Baldy.mp3 (1127 kB)
Horse Trail to Old Baldy

30 SW Scenes- Whitewater Canyon.mp3 (1349 kB)
Whitewater Canyon

31 SW Scenes- Sun at Blue Glacier.mp3 (1543 kB)
Sun at Blue Glacier

32 SW Scenes- Rocky Mountain Steam Train.mp3 (1838 kB)
Rocky Mountain Steam Train

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