Reflect this Christmas with a peaceful Away in a Manger intermediate piano solo. The repetitive patterns make it easy to learn this familiar Christmas carol and will quickly become the intermediate pianists’ favorite for a tranquil experience.
This intermediate piano arrangement of “Away in a Manger” is a peaceful setting with a flowing left hand pattern and a sense of simplicity and innocence.
Subtle dynamics and heartwarming chords invite the listeners into the comforting essence of the holiday season through musical interpretation.
For church services, recitals, and Christmas-themed music events, this Away in a Manger intermediate piano solo will capture the listeners with lush chords and delicate tones.
Similar in level to most Level 3-4 piano curricula and ABRSM Level 4.
The basic format of Away in a Manger intermediate piano solo is: introduction, verse, interlude, verse, interlude + modulation, verse, ending.
5 pages. Keys of F major and G major.
Approx. 3 minute performance time.
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Musical Elements In Away in a Manger Intermediate Piano Solo
- Keys of F major and G major
- Time signature: 3/4
- Note values: dotted half notes, half notes, dotted quarter notes, quarter notes, eighth notes
- Note reading: treble clef B3 to D6, bass clef D2 to F4 (two ledger lines above and below staff)
- Left hand in treble clef
- Left hand broken octaves
- Right hand reads a few 3-note chords, mostly single line melody
- Repetitive patterns
Practice Tips for Away in a Manger Intermediate Piano Solo
The first two lines are the most challenging to read. However, it is very pattern-rich, making it easier to learn. Look for the patterns and identify the measures that vary the pattern. Some pianists may find it helpful to analyze the chords.
In addition to playing this piece calmly and slowly, be sure to put in space where it feels appropriate. Fermatas are not written in the music, but a few could be tastefully applied.
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