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FOLK MUSIC FOR THE VIOLIN LEARNER

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Archived Articles from 2002, 2003 and 2004 Newsletters,
and Special Articles, from 2005, 2006.



FOLK MUSIC VIOLIN

The Articles from the Monthly Newsletters

Written by

M. Lesley Halamek




Archived Articles:-

 #1, April, 2002      Song: "The Rybuck Shearer" - Australia
 #2, May, 2002      Theme: Tierce de Picardie; Song: "The Coventry Carol" - England
 #3, June, 2002      Theme: Lombardic Rhythm - Scotland and Hungary
 #4, July, 2002      Song: "Simple Gifts" - Joseph Brackett, Jr. (1848), USA
 #5, August, 2002      Song: "Sur le Pont d'Avignon" - France
 #6, September, 2002      Theme: A California Gold Rush Song from the Hanseatic Port of Hamburg
     Song: "Ick heff mol in Hamborger Veermaster sehn"
     (I once saw a Ship's Captain in Hamburg...) - Hamburg, Germany
 #7, October, 2002      Theme: Northumbrian Bagpipes      Song: "Wi' A Hundred Pipers"
     Dance: "The Durham Reel" - Northumbria (SE Scotland and NE England)
 #8, November, 2002      Song: "Stenka Razin" - Russia
 #9, December, 2002      Song: "The Overlander (The Queensland Drover)" - Australia
#10, January, 2003      Song: "Barbara Allen" - England/Scotland/USA
#11, February, 2003      Song: "Beautiful Dreamer" - Stephen Collins Foster (1826-1864), USA
#12, March, 2003      Song: "Oranges and Lemons" - England
#13, April, 2003      Song: "Click Go the Shears" - Australia, from an American Song (included)
#14, May, 2003      Song: "The Pretty Maid Milking the Cow" - Ireland, arr. Beethoven
#15, June, 2003      Song: "Rosin the Bow (Beau)", "The Catalpa", etc. - Ireland, Australia, etc.
#16, July, 2003      Song: "Vive La Canadienne" - Canada
#17, August, 2003      Song: "The Vicar of Bray" - England
#18, September, 2003      Song: "Nine Miles from Gundagai" - Australia
#19, October, 2003      Song: "Chevy Chase" - England/Scotland
#20, November, 2003      Song: "March the Men of Harlech" - Wales
#21, December, 2003      Song: "Song of the Volga Boatmen" - Russia
#22, January, 2004      Theme: Cumulative Songs (and ad lib songs)
     Songs: "Old MacDonald Had a Farm", "The Barnyard Song", "The Farmyard"
#23, February, 2004      Song: "Amazing Grace" - England; Traditional American Folk Hymn Melody
#24, March, 2004      Song: "Bound for South Australia" - Australia (English Sea Shanty)
#25, April, 2004      Song: "Carolan's Lament" - Turlough O'Carolan, Ireland
#26, May, 2004      Song: "Bushes and Briers" - Essex, England
#27, June, 2004      Song: "Ten Thousand Miles Away" - Australia, from an old Sea Shanty
#28, July, 2004      Song: "The Cavalier", or "Polly Oliver" - England
#29, August, 2004      Song: "Augathela Station" - Australia
#30, September, 2004      Song: "Dumbarton's Drums" - Scotland
#31, October, 2004      Song: "The Reedy Lagoon" - Australia
#32, November, 2004      Song: "All Through the Night" - Wales
#33, December, 2004      Song: "A Collection of Christmas Songs from the 4 'Folksongs' Books"



The Special Article: "The True Story of Mary's Little Lamb" is   HERE      Song: "Mary Had A Little Lamb"

The Article: "The Modes in Folk Music" is   HERE