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Cat and The Mouse

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Piano Solo
Desc M051280827 Pib82
Composer Aaron Copland
Publisher Boosey & Hawkes Inc
Catalog # 48002610

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Cat and The Mouse Composed by Aaron Copland. For Piano Solo. Published by Boosey & Hawkes Inc. (Catalog # 48002610, UPC: 073999227512)

OMEA 2015 Class A: Normally in stock:  play all:

Also on National Federation list, 2011-2013 Musically Advanced, Class 1

Aaron Copland's "Scherzo Humoristique," written in 1920, is indeed musically humorous as it depicts the skittering rodent and sinister feline in a demanding, but very enjoyable etude setting, using complex 1/16 note patterns, glissando, grace notes, chromatic scale work, and a generous use of the entire keyboard. There are sudden shifts in tempo and dynamics, and the performer tells a definite story, albeit without narration. Large hand reaches, sometimes 9ths, are required on some of the full block chords.

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