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
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