Sheet Music composed by Jenny Walker
Little Tarantella, composed by Jenny Walker, mimics the Italian style of folk dance that has an upbeat, triple time tempo accompanied by tambourines. This lively solo is ideal for advancing intermediates of all ages.
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About the composer
Jenny Walker grew up in Southampton, England and now resides in the county of Lincolnshire where she has a thriving teaching business. She holds an honours degree in music from the University of Wales and a diploma in piano performance from the Guildhall School of Music. She has always enjoyed creating music. Her Irish heritage, fiddle playing, and love of Debussy have greatly influenced her compositional style.
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