Pace Recital Series Solos - Level 1

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A Distant Bell and a Deserted Cottage

by Earl Ricker

Two enchanting musical "mysteries." Provides experience with simple changing meters and the sonorities of Phrygian mode.

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Animal Land

Animal Land

by Earl Ricker

Three entertaining musical portraits of scampering squirrels, a mountain burro, and ponderous elephants.

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City Set

City Set

by Mary Verne (a.k.a. Marion Verhaalen)

Students love the four "city scapes" in City Set.

Teaching Ideas

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Circle ZooCircle Zoo
Written and Illustrated by Sara Glick

12 early level solos moving through all twelve major keys via the circle of fifths.  Solos: Tiger • Giraffe • Polar Bear • Rockin’ Codfish • Elephant • Crazy Monkeys • Playful Seals • The Gentle Deer • Clearly The Hippo • Octopus • Penguin • Playful Otters

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Dorian Tune

by Arthur Frackenpohl

Excellent "first solo" with appeal to young and older beginners, alike.

This simple, A-B-A melody uses all ten fingers in one position. Great introduction to Dorian Mode sonorities. Teaching Ideas 

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Fanfare, Sick on Saturday and Juggling

by Marienne Uszler 

Three descriptive pieces composed of simple patterns that make an engaging introduction to 12-tone writing. 

Item 00372209
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Folk Song Settings

Arranged by Robert Pace

Folk Song Settings (Alouette, Hickory Dickory Dock,

London Bridge, Pop Goes the Weasel. Unique settings of four well known folk songs to spark the interestof any Level 1 student.

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Grand Staff-Capers

by Cynthia Pace

Through “Chris the Rhinoceros,” “My Dog," "Space Caper," and four other solos, students tour all the lines and spaces of the Staff (a few at a time), and explore the sound of seven different tonalities. Included rhythm flashcards, writing activities, and ear-training and improvisation CD-tracks offer many options for skill-building in a fun, musical way.

Grand Staff Capers Sample

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It's Raining

It’s Raining

by Joan Geilfuss Mills

Combined staccato and legato touches tell of the pitter-patter of rain.
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Little Roguish Clown

by Earl Ricker

This easy little piece lets beginning students "play with" quarter rests, strategically placed to give the teasing, fun quality of the little clown. Teaching Ideas
Item 00372162

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Row About

by Rosemary Barrett Byers

Fun with a favorite folk song, through 8 varied settings that include raga, pentatonic, bitonality, and 5 modes. 

Item 00372265

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Saddle Song

by Earl Ricker

A simple melody over a traditional 4-note obstinate makes this an excellent selection for late first-year or for second year students.

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Sailor's Delight

Sailor’s Delight

by Pat Lewis

A basic melody enriched through 5 variations, using traditional 
chords, tone clusters, broken chords, 
Phrygian mode, and more. Teaching Ideas 

SailorsDelight half 135x

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Solo Adventures - Set 1

Solos Adventures - Set 1

by Marion Verhaalen

Nine short, easy solos to serve as important "companion pieces" for the basic series. The variety of styles, the shortness of the pieces and their musicality provide a breadth of material for musical growth i young students. See: Solo Adventures Sets 1-4

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Titles: “ Setting Up,” "Glocken Yodler," "Dreaming of Scarborough," " Turkey in the Straw," "Winter Goodbye," "Quiet Time," "Chord Carousel,"   "Peasant Dance," "Catch Me!"

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TenFingers 00372309 framed (95) 180x227 framed (85)Ten Fingers a la Mode

by Arthur Frackenpohl

TenFingers half 135

A unique set of solos that explore all 7 Modes in a variety of styles,
meters, and tempos. Good for any age group.

Item 00372309

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Through the Keys

by Robert Pace

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