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Hollyhocks

Martha Hill Duncan

Categories: Duets

Level: Early Advanced/Advanced (Gr 8 - 9)

A quirky and showy jazz duet with strong syncopation, melody and equality through the parts. Works well for Grade 8/9 or strong Gr. 7 students.

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Kingston Mills Locks

Martha Hill Duncan

Categories: Solo Sheet Music

Level: Early Advanced/Advanced (Gr 8 - 9)

An expressive "cinematic" solo depicting past and present - great piece for studying pedal and interpretation.

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Kingston Mills Locks
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The Dog That Was and The Dog That Is

Martha Hill Duncan

Categories: Duets

Level: Elementary/Early Intermediate (Gr 1-4)

The bittersweet "tail" of two dogs played out in a setting for Piano Four Hands, complete with nipping, barking and tails thumping. Based on the limericks of the composer's former students, Scott & Alison Bagg.

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The Dog That Was and The Dog That Is (Gr. 3/4 Duet)
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The Sunken Garden

Martha Hill Duncan

Categories: Collections/Books

Level: Advanced/Diploma (Grade 10, ARCT and up)

Inspired by the The Sunken Gardens and Theater built in an abandoned limestone quarry in San Antonio, Texas, these 3 pieces can be played as a complete set, or individually. RCM Gr. 10 Any one. The Japanese Tea Garden - spacious orchestral effects, The River - improvisational and lyrical, The Theatre - exciting octave work with a Spanish flavour. Commissioned by Mexican-Canadian pianist Jorge Suarez.

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The Japanese Tea Garden
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The River
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The Theatre
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Precipitations

Martha Hill Duncan

Categories: Collections/Books

Level: Intermediate/Late Intermediate (Gr 5-7), Early Advanced/Advanced (Gr 8 - 9)

6 Highly contrasted "weather-related" soundscapes that can be played individually or as a complete set. They sound much harder than they are to learn and make for exciting recital repertoire. Gr. 6 - 8:Drizzle, Sunshower, Dry Spell, Racing the Storm, Hail, First Snow, Sundog

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Drizzle
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Sunshower
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Dry Spell
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Racing the Storm
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Hail
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First Snow
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Sundog
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Isla Vista Suite

Martha Hill Duncan

Categories: Collections/Books

Level: Intermediate/Late Intermediate (Gr 5-7), Early Advanced/Advanced (Gr 8 - 9)

4 Imaginative and expressive solos that celebrate the beautiful seaside community of Isla Vista in Southern California. RCM Grade 7: The Eucalyptus Grove Grade 8/9: Tidepools RCM Grade 9: Monarchs RCM Grade 9: Santa Ana Winds

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The Eucalyptus Grove
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Monarchs
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Santa Ana Winds
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Tidepools
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Cottage Days

Martha Hill Duncan

Categories: Collections/Books

Level: Elementary/Early Intermediate (Gr 1-4), Intermediate/Late Intermediate (Gr 5-7)

Ten colourful soundscapes and one playful "dog" duet evoke summer at the cottage by the lake. Written for Gr. 1 - 5 with a contemporary mood and style that works especially well for late beginners. Great for pedal beginners too. Grade 1: Summer Lightning Grade 2: Misty Morning Grade 3: Cicadas, Fire Circle Grade 4: Rowboat at the Dock (Student gets to tap on piano) Cattails, Grade 5: Dragonflies, Water Lilies, Sandcastles, August Moon Duet: The Dog That Was and The Dog That Is (3/4)

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Misty Morning
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Summer Lightning
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Rowboat at the Dock
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Cicadas
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Cattails
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Dragonflies
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Water Lilies
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Sandcastles
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Fire Circle
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August Moon
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The Dog That Was and The Dog That Is
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Angular Measures

Martha Hill Duncan

Categories: Collections/Books

Level: Intermediate/Late Intermediate (Gr 5-7), Early Advanced/Advanced (Gr 8 - 9)

Great for "show offs" ranging from Gr. 6 to Gr. 9! Hands alternate between blacks and whites with strong rhythms and patterns for ease of learning. Quadrangle(Gr. 6/7) Focuses on a strong l.h. melody, Pentangle (Gr. 7/8) Strong driving rhythms with colourful rh/lh drumming effects Triangle (Gr. 6/7) Imitates percussive,tingling sounds of triangle - fun accellerandos and pedal effects Tangle (Gr. 9) Mystical and lyrical - excellent vehicle for sensitive and expressive teens.

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Pentangle (Gr. 7/8)
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Triangle (Gr. 6/7)
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Tangle (Gr. 9)
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Quadrangle (Gr. 6/7)
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