James L. King III’s Off-Kilter for intermediate students is short, energetic, filled with accents and staccatos, and switches back and forth between 7/8 and 4/4 time! This piece has a hard-rocking “head-banging” rhythmic sound that will electrify the audience!
Key: A minor
Mood: agitated, intense
Pedagogy: accents, staccato, 7/8 time signature, finger crossings