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Grade 4 Performance Videos

Updated: Sep 30, 2023

ABRSM: List B1 The Reef - Walter Carroll

  • The Reed is prefaced by a motto from Thomas Blood "The great rocks in the ocean stands and battles with the waves forever."

  • Perchance the fortissimo chords are the waves on the rock.

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AMEB: Song for a Penny: Sculthorpe

  • In this solo piano piece from 2000, Peter Sculthorpe recalled his childhood in Tasmania, and the travelling fairs that would set up each year opposite his family shop. For a penny, he would select a song from the fair’s old jukebox.

  • Song for a Penny exists in two versions: the full 2-and-a-half-minute work, and a shorter version was created for the ABRSM’s Spectrum series; this version is from the Spectrum Series.

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Chris Caton-Greasley LLCM(TD) MA (Mus)(Open)

Ethnographic Musicologist, Teacher, Researcher

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