By Ability Level

Moderately Easy

Characteristics:
-Limited Range, Short Phrases, Time to breathe, Moderate Phrase Length, Descending Phrases, No sustained high pitches
-Appropriate for Advanced High School, College Freshmen & Sophomores

Moderate

Characteristics:
-Slightly Longer Phrases, Few sustained high pitches
-Appropriate for College Junior & Seniors

Moderately Difficult

Characteristics:
-Longer phrases, Sustained higher tones, Complicated Rhythms
-Appropriate for Graduate Student & Professionals

Difficult

Characteristics:
-Requires advanced artistry and collaboration

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