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Fun with the String Bass

String Bass - Beginning
Level One - Easy Solos. Composed by William Bay. Saddle-stitched, Solos. Fun With. Folk. Book. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93483).

Item Number: MB.93483
ISBN 9780871664594. Folk. 8.5 x 11 inches.

A collection of 47 easy-to-play, big-note, level-one solos on folk favorites for young students of the upright bass. Designed to build technique, range, and endurance while maintaining student interest. Fun to play and serves ideally as a supplement to any method. All of the solos in this text may be played together in ensemble with the Fun with Violin; Fun with Cello; and Fun with Bass books. Includes many favorite tunes: Hail! Hail! The Gang's All Here; I've Been Workin' On The Railroad, and many more.

  • Camptown Races  Performed by Stephen Foster
  • Frankie and Johnny 
  • She'll be Comin' Round the Mountain 
  • Drunken Sailor 
  • Eyes of Texas  
  • Home on the Range 
  • This Train  Performed by Scott Joplin
  • Aura Lee 
  • Hatikvoh (The Hope) 
  • Londonderry Air 
  • Old Shoe Boots And Leggins 
  • Santa Lucia 
  • Shenandoah 
  • Come Back To Torino 
  • Dixie 
  • Down By The Riverside 
  • Hail! Hail! The Gang's All Here 
  • It Takes A Worried Man 
  • John Henry 
  • Battle Hymn Of The Republic  Performed by Julia Ward Howe
  • Cockles And Mussels 
  • Francesco Carlo Zucco 
  • The Entertainer  Performed by Scott Joplin
  • Blue Bells of Scotland 
  • I've Been Workin' On The Railroad 
  • Look Down That Lonely Road 
  • My Bonnie 
  • I Gave My Love A Cherry 
  • Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home 
  • Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes 
  • Gypsy Lament 
  • Oh! Susanna 
  • Wayfarin' Stranger  Performed by Scott Joplin
  • When the Saints go Marchin In  Performed by Scott Joplin
  • Red River Valley 
  • Blow the Man Down 
  • Tom Dooley  Performed by Scott Joplin
  • Shortnin' Bread 
  • When Johnny Comes Marchin' Home  Performed by Scott Joplin
  • Cape Cod Chanty 
  • Loch Lomond 
  • Streets Of Laredo 
  • Aloette 
  • Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair  Performed by Stephen Foster
  • Erie Canal 
  • Michael Row The Boat Ashore 
  • Greensleeves 
  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot 

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