A Winter’s Journey by Catherine Wilson creates a sense of searching and determination combined with a mystical feel.
The ritornello form helps structure the adventure by using a theme to suggest wandering along, interspersed with sections that are suggestive of meeting different characters along the way.
Instrument: Piano Solo
Approximate difficulty level: Grade 4 - 5 / Intermediate
Key: D natural minor
Time signature: 4/4
Features: Motivic repetition, interval jumps spanning up to an octave, pianistic left hand patterns
Focus: To work on finger strength, coordination, intervallic recognition
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