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Beginning Clarinet Songbook
Lesson 5, Song 3

The Moon, the Grass, and a Clear Pool

The Moon, the Grass, and a Clear Pool


Helpful Suggestions

Sound: This piece uses pitches C through A in the lower register. You can find the fingerings here.
The dynamic marking is piano, and the entire piece should be played softly. Like the picture above, this is a calm and peaceful song. Keep your dynamic soft and steady.

Clarinet Fingering Chart

Rhythm: Your time signature is three-four time, which means that there are three beats in a measure and the quarter note is equal to one beat. Play along with MetronomeBot's talking metronome in triple meter to help yourself maintain a steady tempo and accurate rhythms.
This song consists of quarter notes, half notes, and dotted half notes.

MetronomeBot Talking Metronome in Three

Melody: This piece consists of 4, four-measure phrases. Make sure to breathe where it is marked.

Extra: You should always sit up straight when playing the clarinet. Breathe deeply and stay relaxed. Imagine you are sitting next to this calm pool on a pleasant evening while playing your clarinet.


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