Imagination and mischief

Doubrava, Carmen
July 2014
Clavier Companion;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p46
The article discusses the musical piece of composer and arranger William Gillock's early intermediate piece "Elfin Pranks." Also discussed are the opportunity to practice E-minor scale and E-minor key signature on each staff, the use of a right-hand three-note cell, and light staccato fifths and sixths in the left hand. Also discussed are when the soft pedal are to be used, and the range of dynamics used in the musical piece. Musical illustrations are also provided.


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