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Flying High

For this piece I purposely set out to write an uplifting melody. The first thought that entered my mind was that I wanted this song to leave people with high spirits. It was for that reason that I decided to call this song ‘Flying High’.

 

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Flying High is set in C major, with a time signature of 4/4 and A-B-A form. The song starts with a fast, short introduction that is built on a V7 chord. A beautiful A theme follows, built from a triplet arpeggio in the bass and a lyrical melody. The theme slowly modulates to F major and gives way to the B theme, a polonaise-like march in 3/4 time. The music quiets down and the intro is played again, bringing the music back to the A theme. After the A part is repeated, a short coda based on the intro ends the piece.

So what do you think? Has ‘Flying High’ raised your spirits or left you feeling some other way? Please share in the comment section below.

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