Scary music that's also classical piano music is a great idea! Your students, like mine, will find this free printable piano music for dark nights lots of fun.
The video above is almost exactly like the version I have here.
This music was kindly shared with me by piano teacher and composer/arranger Tabitha S. Kierszka of the Netherlands. Here is what she says about it:
So Tabitha made it easier to read - a good idea for students whose playing ability is beyond their rhythm-reading ability (most piano students).
There is lots of tension in this scary music! That allows your student to play with drama. Though the music sounds difficult, it is much easier to play than your student might think. And kids enjoy it!
Make sure they are acquainted with chord inversions for the left hand as shown in the cadence progressions of these free "Key of --" sheets, and then they will find the Em chords changing to the Am and suspended Em chords easy and fun.
This music was written about the antics or mischief of a kind of elf-like being, a sprite. From Wikipedia:
Thank you, Tabitha, for this easy-to-read version of The Merry Kobold!
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