Shinozaki Violin Method Vol.1 no.119, 120 German Dance, no.121 Nearer My God to Thee, no.122 Ordway Dreaming of Home and Mother, no.123 Jingle Bells

No.120 German Dance As you can see in the title, it is a dance. So it would be wonderful if you can play this cheerfully with energy. There are some students who get lost, since the same notes are often repeated. Also, it is hard to feel it in two meter for some beginning students. […]

Shinozaki Violin Method Vol.1 no. 134: Foster “Old Black Joe”, 135: Hauchard “Clown”, 136, 137, 138: Beethoven “Ode to Joy”

  no.134: Foster “Old Black Joe” This song was composed in 1860 by American song writer, Stephan Foster (1826-1864). Foster wrote over 200 songs. Some very well known songs besides “Old Black Joe” are “Oh! Susanna”, “Swanee River”, and “Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair.” He is called “the father of American music”. Foster showed […]