Fun with the Violin by William Bay. For Violin. Saddle-stitched, Solos. Fun With. Folk. Beginning. Book. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93276).
ISBN 9780871664693. Folk. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
This is a collection of 47 big-note, level 1 easy solos on old favorites designed to build technique, range, and endurance while maintaining student interest. These familiar folk tunes are fun to play and ideal as a supplement to any method. All of the solos in this text may be played together in ensemble with the Fun With Viola, Fun With Cello, and Fun With String Bass books. Basic information on parts of the violin and tuning is included. The tunes in this book provide an excellent source of practice material for learning note values, articulations, and dynamics. Bowings are included throughout the book.