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Something on the Slide
Sheet Music composed by Joanne Griffiths
Something on the Slide is a Satie-esque waltz composed by British composer Joanne Grifiths. The accompaniment is built on two positions, C and G, with octave leaps from the bass to the chord. Awareness of balance between the hands is needed for this, to bring out the melody.
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About the composer
British-born composer Joanne Griffiths lives and works in the High Peak, U.K. with her husband and their two children. She earned a Master’s degree in composition from Salford University in 2012 and enjoys dividing her time between teaching, composing, and both singing in and directing choirs. In her spare time, she is passionate about making hats, and listening to live music.
This product is part of a collection
Ebb & Flow
Ebb & Flow is a collection of eleven contemporary solos by British composer, Joanne Griffiths. Intermediates of all ages will enjoy exploring the various genres encapsulated in this collection of ambient solos.
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