Clarinet Solo Performance
About Country Gardens
Made famous by: George Percy Grainger. Song was made as a birthday present for his mother. Country Gardens was number 5 on the UK charts in June 1962. It was arranged for piano in 1918 by Percy Grainger. It was recorded by Jimmie Rogers. Country Gardens is a traditional English folk song. More than 40,000 copies were sold a year in the U.S.
Bruce Pearson: A music educator, author, composer, and has worked at music clinics. He wrote method books, and composed music for concert band and jazz ensembles. Bruce has held clinics in all 50 states, and some countries in Europe and Canada.
Mary Elledge: She was born in northern Minnesota, she played piano at a young age. Mary got her Bachelor of science from Moorehead state university. She got her Master of Arts at the university of Iowa.Currently she has a piano studio in San Diego, California.
Going at a moderate speed.
Multiple Measure Rest
You rest for more than 4 counts.The number above the line tells you how many 4 counts to wait.
A little louder than piano, softer than mezzo forte.
Do not tongue between two or more notes.
Play quietly, not louder than mezzo piano.
Common time 4/4: There are 4 beats per measure, quarter note gets the beat.
Moderately loud, louder than piano, softer than forte.
It is above the measure, it shows you when to breath.