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Re: Colliding Visions
Colliding Visions may not challenge manual dexterity, but it is not an easy piece. Don't fall into the trap of thinking it is easy because it isn't filled with meter changes, key changes, and sixteenth notes. Just listen to the recording on JWPepper where the chord is not tuned well in measure 4. I've played this piece with two of my groups to help teach balance and tuning in early-intermediate bands. That's not exactly what I use grade 1 music for.
From what I've observed, the Grade 2 list has quite a few "novelty" pieces that are great for teaching technique and only a small handful of lyrical pieces. The Grade 3 list is the opposite. Of course there are both styles on every list, that's just my observation.
Other than the two meter changes, can someone tell me why it's PML grade 2? I'm afraid I'm missing something.