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Raindrops (solo piano)

by Carolyn Morris (2014)

Australian women composers' piano anthology

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Work Overview

This piece is inspired by nature and describes the freshness and vitality of falling raindrops. It starts with a playful feel and a syncopated right hand melody line that imitates the rhythm of raindrops falling and bouncing off leaves. At bar 31 the sound becomes fuller and more flowing, depicting the rain flowing into a stream or river. At bar 40 the key change provides a richer tone and describes the waterway leading into a forest. At bar 60 the right hand continues the feel of flowing water with variations on the previous section. Here there is an abundance of wildlife enjoying the rain and fresh water supply. At bar 100 the theme returns higher and lighter, reminiscent of sunlight sparkling on raindrops as the rain eases and eventually stops.

Work Details

Year: 2014

Instrumentation: Piano.

Duration: 4 min.

Difficulty: Medium — AMEB Grade 6

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