Compositions and arrangements are written by Leo Welch, Romana Hartmetz, and Dawn Wooderson. This book contains 32 pages and is designed for the first-year player. It includes some performance notes, historical notes, and a reference glossary of terms and symbols. No page turns are required. Contents include: a variety of styles, no 16th notes, II position suggested for one tune, 1st position predominates.


  • Yankee Doodle Trad.
  • My Country, ‘Tis of Thee
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home
  • A La Puerta
  • Ode to Joy
  • Thula Baba
  • Lullaby (Wiegenlied)
  • Cripple Creek
  • Simple Gifts
  • Minuet in G
  • Mi Caballo Blanco
  • Greensleeves
  • ’57 Chevy
  • Korean Folk Song
  • A la Nanita Nana
  • Joshua Fit the Battle
  • Cluck Old Hen
  • When Bidden to the Wake or Fair

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Simple Gifts

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