VOLUME 1

INTRODUCTION
with companion CDs Solos for young Violinists is a six volume series of music books featuiing *otàthan 50 pieces for violin and piano. {tany of the works in this collection havË long been recognized as stepping stones to the major violin repertoire, while others are newly published pieces which offer further choices for study; most are recorded in this séries for thè very first time. Compiled, edited and recorded by violinist BarbaraBarber, SolosforYoungViolinists is a graded series of works ranging frop elementary to advanced léveh and represents an exciting variety of styles and techniques foi violinists. The collection hal become a valuable resource for teachers and ,t.r^d.n6 of all ages.The piano track recorded on the second half of each CD gives the violinist the oppoftunity to practice with accompaniments.

Abbreviations

and SYmbols

L.H. ' Lower Half U.H. - uPPer Half Fr. - Frog Tip 'TiP Mid. - Middle - Half SteP ^ - Left Hand Pizzica;to + 1- - Finger remains on string - Finger covers 2 strings

Contents
S i m p l eF o l k S o n g s . . . . . French Folk Song...... English Folk Song Bohemian Folk Song Air......... W'elsh French Folk Song.... Bohemian Folk Song Russian olk Song...... F S c o t c hF o l k S o n g . . . . . . Ten Little Classics............ Marche Musette Giguetta Theme and Variations . . . . . . . 8B a r b e r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5. . . 5 6 7 8 9 10 .............11 .........12 .Bach/Seely-Brown.................13 ...L3 ...L4 ...............1-5 ......Papini/App1ebaum................16 .......18 ......2L ...............22 .....24 .........26 ......27 ..........28

Concertino in G Major, Op. 8, No. 4...........Huber Donkey Doodle E l v e sD a n c e La Cinquantaine The Puppet Show,Op. 5, No. 1 Mosquito Dance, Op.62, No. 5 Concertino in D Major, Op. 15 ..Kroll.... .............Jenkinson .Gabriel-Marie..... .....Trott. .....L.Mendelssohn ......Kûch[er.........

Simple Folk Songs
fo^rviolin and piano
Arranged by BarbaraBarber of for SimpteFolk Songs violin and piano are arrangements taken from Volume 7 of the ConcordSeries folk songs publishedby the E. C. SchirmerMusic Companyinl92l. "piece," as it should be referredto when being played Each on violin, is precededby a preparatoryscalewhich introducesa new finger pattern. The lyrics at the end of each selectionare provided not necessarilyas a leaming device,but only as a point of interestand to indicate the style in which each should be played.

1..French Folk Song
Playing Ball on the Stairs PreparatoryScale:A Major

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Here is a staircase so steep and so tall; Here in my hand is a red rubber ball; Seehow I make it go hippity-hop! Seehow I throw it way up to the top! Here it comes down again, cloppity-clop!

2. EnglishFolk Song
The Old Womanand the Peddler PreparatoryScale:D Major

There was an old womnn, as I've heàrd tell, Fa, la, la la la la la! She- went to market her eggs to sell, Fa,la,la la la la Ia! She went to market qs I've heard say, Fa, la, la la la la la! She-fell asleep on the King's highway, Fa,la,la la la Ia la!

3. BohemianFolk Song
November

Preparatory Scale: E Minor (Natural Minor)
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Gone are the swallows fromfield and hill; Where robins sang all the trees are still: Woods are bare everywhere; lnud cries the bluejay behind the mill; Where the dry dead leaves lie; Where robins sang all the trees are still.

4. WelshAir
All Through the Night PreparatoryScale:G Major (2 octaves)

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Sleep my child, and peace attend thee, All thro' the night; Guardian angels God will send thee, All thro' the night. Soft the drowsy hours are creeping, Hill and vale in slumber steeping, I my loving watch am keeping, All thro' the night.

5. FrenchFolk Song
GoodPierrot
Preparatory Scale: A Major (2 octaves)

Atlegro moderato ) =V

poco rit.

Good Pierrot, befriend me, In the moonshine bight! Your quill-pen attend me, So thnt I may write. Blown out is my candle, My fire will not go; Turn the big door handle, Let me in, Pierrot!

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6. Bohemian Folk Song
Winter

Preparatory Scale: E Major
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All the winter long the trees are bare; Not a green leaf flutters anywhere; Windsfrom icy regions blow, Down the hillside drifts the snow; Crows and squirrels askfor scraps ofbread; One would think the river frozen dead!

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7. Russian Folk Song
Caterpillar ! Caterpillar!

Preparatory Scale: F Major

Caterpillar! Caterpillar! You are such a pretty sight. Caterpillar! Caterpillar! Blue and yellow, black and white. Take care what you do, Robins are a-hunting you; Take care what you do, Sparrows are a-chasing you!

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8. ScotchFolk Song
Lullaby

Preparatory Scale:Bb Major ( 2 octaves)

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Hush-a-by, baby, the night winds are sighing, Go to sleep, go to sleep, crickets are crying; Sleep till the dew on the grasses is winking, Sleep till the morning sun wakensyou blinking.

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Marche
J. S. Bach Aranged by ConstanceSeely-Brown

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J.S.Bach Arranged by ConstanceSeely-Brown

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15 J.S.Bach Arranged by ConstanceSeely-Brown

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Theme and Variations
Guido Papini Transcribedby SamuelApplebaum

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Mosquito f)ance
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