Variations

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Rossini/Russo

TEXAS ONLY

Cross Break?

Yes

Range:

Highest note: E6

Key:

2 Sharps

Meter:

Simple meter

Rhythms:

Simple

Ornamentation:  

Grace notes (some difficult) and trills

Musicality Requirements:

Leaps that require alternate fingerings (like F#5 to D6). Some quick dynamic shifts. Only one tempo change; most variations seem to be rhythmic.

Special Considerations:

Variations of this piece are less difficult than other Rossini works. Requires some maturity to accurately play technical passages.

State Lists:  

FL (5), MD (4), OH (A)

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