Sailing in the Breeze by Catherine Wilson conveys a sense of drifting and momentum.
The ostinato left hand represents the movement of the water while the impressionistic right hand arpeggiated chords evoke splashes and the flurries of notes evoke wind driving the sails.
Instrument: Piano Solo
Approximate difficulty level: Grade 8 - 8+ / Advanced
Key: E major, tonal centre B
Time signature: 6/8
Features: Left hand ostinato, spread / arpeggiated chords, acciaccaturas
Focus: Coordination, finger dexterity, chord placement
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