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Teaching the World to Play

Dance Mysterioso  

David Shaffer
Grade 2.5

Using a pizzicato ostinato, this delightful composition will introduce your students to minor keys and interesting but simple musical counterpoint. Lighter themes blend with lyrical lines to create an air of mystery in this showcase for strings. Themes weave through each section as the catchy melody comes to a spirited conclusion.

Opening with a light pizzicato ostinato in the upper strings and an eerie repeating pattern in the basses, cellos offer the first of two musical themes in the piece. The second theme is introduced by violins 1 and 2 at measure 11. Throughout the work, t

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Full Set: ST6132 45.00
Score Only: ST6132S 5.00