I love how the melody seems to slow and start again, the variation in the tempo and freedom in rhythm. For me, the beginning chords depict snowy, winter scene, not harsh, but ethereal. If we used the same chords sped up, we would find ourselves in a hectic icy winter scene.
I improvised a bit later on. How do you like this piece?
Get the sheet music for this piano solo here. It’s an intermediate contemporary piano solo.
Jessica’s Theme (Breaking in the Colt) from the 1982 film The Man from the Snowy River is a lilting piano solo composed by Bruce Rowland. It won the 1982 AFI Award for Best Original Music Score. The film itself was an Australian western and won awards in the USA.
Thanks for the suggestion to play this, Gail!