Casting the Spell by Catherine Wilson is mysterious, atmospheric with an ominous feel.
The use of pedal and glissandi help create a mystical quality while the use of tritones produces an eerie quality to make us wonder if the spell is cast for good or for evil!
Instrument: Piano Solo
Approximate difficulty level: Grade 2 - 3 / Early Intermediate
Key: D natural minor
Time signature: 6/8
Features: Hand crossing with octave jumps, glissandi, chords of 5ths, 6ths and tritones
Focus: To build confidence lifting hands away from the keys, work on chord placement, explore atmospheric playing
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