The piano solos in this delightful collection aptly portray the carefree, fun-filled atmosphere of a three-ring circus: clowns, elephants, tumblers, camels and nimble, performing animals each get their turn to amuse the crowd! These late-elementary pieces will appeal especially to younger students who want to sound great, and they are all excellent recital pieces – full of sparkle and flair. Level: Late-Elementary piano solos (Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Level 3); Keys: C, G minor; flats/sharps written as accidentals; larger print music; Range: full staff – leger low C to leger high C; Meters: 3/4+2/4, 3/4, 4/4; Technical features: chromatic patterns, staccato/legato contrasts, swing eighths, 8va, simple pedaling. Length: 2-3 pages. Average performance time: 1 minute.
5 solos: Camel Ride • Circus Tricks • Clowns on Unicycles • The Elephant Parade • Tumblers.