This rondo in D minor has a sound similar to some video games. Late elementary students get a chance to be challenged with hand position changes, articulations, and simple meter changes. It’s a terrific recital piece that will bring smiles to everyone!
Key: D natural minor
Mood: varies from resolute to searching to triumphant
Pedagogy: changing meters, hand position changes, staccato, phrasing, musical storytelling, rondo form