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Make It Alright

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This song is in the key of E-flat major with three flats in the key signature: Bb, Eb, and Ab.

The main melody is introduced in measure 8 with a single note bass line in the left hand. Notice the small grace note in the right hand in measure 8. This melody is repeated in measure 16-23 with a fuller harmony.

The dynamic at measure 24 should be louder with a bit more punch. Try to accent the second beat of each measure on the staccato chords. Measure 30-31 uses the same melody as measure 5-6, but with different chords underneath.

Measure 33-39 is the most difficult part of the song. The right hand has a fast, arpeggiated pattern while the left hand plays a heavy accompaniment. As always, practice each hand separately at a very slow speed and then gradually combine them. For this section, reset the pedal whenever the left hand changes chords.

Back to the main melody at measure 40 with a few variations. The song ends with a short tag of descending chords. Starting around measure 47, you should start to gradually slow the song down and play softer.

Until We Meet Again

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I was actually working on another song when this one popped into my head. There are lots of accidentals in this song which make for wonderful chromatic chord progressions.

Both hands are very close to each other starting at measure 5. The right hand has a single note melody and the left hand plays two note chords directly underneath it.

The right hand stays the same at measure 13 and the left hand changes to a very popular accompaniment pattern called an alberti bass.

The section starting at measure 21 brings a new feeling to the song. We actually move the to key of B-flat with a new melody and texture. The left hand has a half note bass line as well as chord tones on the off beats.

Measure 29-34 is probably the hardest section. You still have the alberti bass in the left hand, but the right hand also fills in with chord tones underneath the melody.