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Following the Star by Catherine Wilson is mysterious, thoughtful and has echoes from a time long ago.


The hand crossing using open 5ths transposed by octaves helps cover a wide range of notes to convey a sense of distance, while the heartful right hand melody is reminiscent of a traditional Christmas song.


Instrument: Piano Solo


Approximate difficulty level: Grade 0 - 1 / Beginner


Key: E minor


Time signature: 3/4


Features: Hand crossing, recognising intervals of 5ths and 6ths, ‘copying and pasting’ hand positions in different octaves


Focus: To build confidence lifting both hands away from the keys, recognising intervals and playing expressively

Following the Star

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