Under the Quarter Moon

(2 customer reviews)


James L. King III’s Under The Quarter Moon is a sophisticated lyrical elementary nocturne written especially for adults but suitable for all ages.

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Under the Quarter Moon features a mature, sophisticated melody and countermelody using fermatas, flats, and a slight hand position change and finger crossing in the left hand. Adult beginners will love that they can proudly play this piece for others without sounding like a young student. Younger students will love that they are playing “grownup” sounding music.

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Key: C major

Mood: romantic, lush

Pedagogy: flats, finger crossing, hand position change, legato style, fermatas.

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2 reviews for Under the Quarter Moon

  1. Anonymous

    Student is loving this piece

  2. Anonymous

    Student really likes this

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