This unusual melody was created with help from members of the Alijam Music Online Symposium. The rhythms are classic cakewalk, a early proto-ragtime dance rhythm that was an international sensation. Intermediate students will get lots of experience with sometimes scary key signatures.
Key: Gb major/Ab major
Mood: joyous, frantic, energetically nervous
Pedagogy: flats, fingering, syncopation, D.C. al Coda