Tag Archives: B minor

A Losing Game

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This is a sad, slow song in B minor. I actually wrote this song reverse. By that I mean, the very first idea I came up with was measure 43-47. I kept coming up with new material, but everything felt out of order. So, I flipped the whole thing around, moving the beginning to the end. It was kind of a crazy composing process, but I think the song works. Lots of good stuff happening in measure 22-29 so bring this section out. A bunch of ledger lines in the right hand here, but keep in mind that it’s just octaves.

The Playoffs

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This song has two sharps in the key signature. That means we need to change every F into an F# and every C into a C#.

Pay attention to the accent marks in measures 61-68. It will help you play this section with the right emphasis.

For measures 1-8, reset the sustain pedal at the start of each measure. For measures 9-16, reset the pedal when the right hand changes chords. Same goes for measures 61-68.

You can add some extra suspense and tension to this song with dynamics. Make some sections gradually louder and other sections gradually softer.