Winter Winds by Catherine Wilson is thoughtful and peaceful with an ethereal feel.
Hand crossing to cover a wide range of notes, use of the pedal, and an ostinato style left hand accompanying a mysterious right hand melody, all add to the overall atmosphere.
Instrument: Piano Solo
Approximate difficulty level: Grade 0 - 1 / Beginner
Key: F major
Time signature: 5/4 and 4/4
Features: 3-note minimalist motifs over an interval of an octave, hand crossing, pedal held throughout
Focus: To explore an unusual time signature and build confidence moving away from a 5-note hand position
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