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Beginning Clarinet Songbook

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Beginning Clarinet Songbook
Lesson 14, Song 3

The Happy Horse Trot

The Happy Horse Trot

Helpful Suggestions

Sound: This piece has an octave range of low G to open G. You can find the fingerings here. The piece is marked mezzo forte so play it medium loud.

Clarinet Fingering Chart

Rhythm: Your time signature is two-four time, which means that there are two beats in a measure and the quarter note is equal to one beat. Playing along with MetronomeBot's talking metronome in duple meter will help you maintain a steady tempo.
This song consists of eighth notes, quarter notes, dotted quarter notes, and half notes.

MetronomeBot Talking In Two

Melody: The Happy Horse Trot consists of 2, eight-measure phrases. All of the notes should be tongued.

Harmony: This song is in the key of F major. There is one flat in the key signature, so be sure to play B flat.

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