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Watching the World Go By by Catherine Wilson is peaceful, wistful and contemplative.  


The hand crossing in chords of perfect 5ths, then separated out note by note, followed by a lyrical right hand melody accompanied by a held bass note with syncopated middle part in the left hand, add to the atmosphere of quiet observation.


Instrument: Piano Solo


Approximate difficulty level: Grade 2 - 3 / Early Intermediate


Key: C major with a tonal centre of G 


Time signature: 4/4


Features: Hand crossing, syncopation, open fifths


Focus: To build confidence lifting hands away from keys, work on chord placement and strengthening left hand 5th finger

Watching the World Go By

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