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Halamus Publishing - List of Folksongs #4


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FOLKSONGS FOR THE VIOLIN
M. Lesley Halamek


Part 4: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO THE SECOND, HALF, FOURTH, AND FIFTH POSITIONS

Excerpts


LIST OF FOLKSONGS AND OTHER MELODIES

Land of the Silver Birch
Suliko
Carolan's Lament
Donna Donna (Dona Dona)
Svetit Svetyel Mesyats (The Young Moon is Rising)
The Lark in the Clear Air
The Lincolnshire Poacher
The Wild Mountain Thyme
Bergenssagen
A Weng Kurz a Weng Lĺng (A Little Bit Short, A Little Bit Long)
The Manchester Angel
Dumbarton's Drums
Devil Among the Tailors (The Mason's Apron)
The Meeting of the Waters
C'est l'aviron (Pull on the Oars)
Valse Frontenac
Moreton Bay (from "Yougall Harbour")

Blue Bonnets are over the Border
Katjusha
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
With A Swag Upon My Shoulder
       (from "The Boys of Wexford")
The Battle Hymn of the Republic (Oh Brothers will you…)
  (Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory of the Coming of the Lord)
       (John Brown's Body)
Ade zur guten Nacht (Adieu, Good Night)
Nesem vám Noviny (Come All Ye Shepherds)
Bajuschki baju (Schlaf mein Kindlein) (Sleep My Children)
Farewell to Nova Scotia
Hajej Nynej Jezisku (Cradle Rocking Song)
Vamos Pastores Vamos (Let Us Go, O Shepherds)
Kalinka Kalinka
Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes (To Celia)
Akh Tvi Stepv Sheerokayah (Ah, You the Wide Steppe)
Vĺvindar friska
Over the Stone
Chevy Chase (The Hunting of the Cheviot)
The Quartermaster's Store
The Lass of Patie's Mill
Gradh Geal Mo Chridh (Eriskay Love Lilt)
V Tyomnon Lese (In the Dark Forest)
Russian Hymn (God Save the Noble Tsar)
Flora Macdinald's Lament
Oda Dzanom
Garibaldi Czárdás Kis Kalapja (Garibaldi's Little Czárdas Hat)
Sluku-sluku Bathok
Bonnie Kellswater
Bai Mudan
Down By the Salley Gardens
Heart of Oak
Vive La Canadienne
Carrickfergus
Koróbushka
There Grows a Bonnie Briar Bush
Akatonbo (Red Dragonfly)
The Birks o' Aberfeldy (from: The Birks o' Abergeldy)
Flute Song from Felsoiregh
Kneipgelage (Tavern Gathering)
Gaudeamus Igitur (Then Let us be Merry while we are Young)
Llanover
Hen Wlad fy Nhadau (The Land of My Fathers)
(Welsh National Anthem)
HaTikva (The Hope) Israeli National Anthem
      based on a theme from "The Moldau"
The Flower of Scotland (Unofficial) Scottish National Anthem
Den första gĺng jag sĺg dig (The First Time I saw you)
Hiraita (The Lotos)
Der Weg zu mein Dirndl (The Road to my Girl)
May Day Carol (The Moon Shines Bright)
Beautiful Dreamer
Corn Rigs
The Oak and the Ash
Ein Tiroler wollte jagen einen Gemsbok
      A Tirol Man Wanted to Hunt a Chamois (Mountain Goat)
The Squid Jiggin' Ground
Perrie Hoose Ahint the Burn (Little House Behind the Stream)
Beresinalied
Un Llop de Mar (Un Lobo de Mar) (A Sea Wolf)

Cherry Ripe
Juanita
Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms
Küherlied der Emmentaler (Cowherd's Song from Emmental)
Erherzog Johann Lied (Jodler) (Duke Johann's Yodel)
Valivan
Cape Breton Jig
Where is the Goat?
Cailín Deas Crúite Na Mbó (The Pretty Maid Milking the Cow)
   (arr. by Beethoven as No. 9 of 25 Irish Songs with the name
   "Oh! Would I Were But That Sweet Linnet"

Traditional Canadian Melody
Traditional Georgian Melody
Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) (Ireland)
Trad. English Melody from a Trad. Yiddish Melody
Traditional Russian Melody
Traditional Irish Melody
Traditional English Melody (18th Century)
Traditional Irish Melody
Traditional Norwegian Melody
Traditional German Melody
Traditional English Melody (18th Century)
Traditional Scottish Melody
Traditional Scottish Melody
Traditional Scottish Melody
Traditional Canadian Melody
Traditional Canadian Melody
Traditional Australia Convict Song
      from a Traditional Irish Melody
Traditional Scottish Melody
Traditional Russian Melody
Trad. Negro Spiritual Hymn, USA
Traditional Australian Melody
     from a Traditional Irish Melody
Traditional American Melody
  ? Perhaps by William Steffe??

Traditional Austrian Melody
Traditional Czech Carol (1870)
Traditional Russian Lullaby
Traditional Canadian Melody
Traditional Czech Carol
Traditional Colombian Carol
Traditional Russian Melody
Traditional English Melody (c.1789)
Traditional Russian Melody
Traditional Swedish Melody from Norrland
Traditional Welsh Melody
Traditional English Melody
Traditional Camp Song
Traditional 18th C. Scottish Melody
Trad. Scottish (Hebridean) Melody
Traditional Russian Melody
Alexis Lvoff (Lvov), 1833 (1799-1871)
Niel Gow, Jnr. (1795-1823)
Trad. Gypsy song fr. Gicce…coll. Bela Bartok, 1914
Traditional Hungarian Melody
Traditional Indonesian Melody
Traditional Irish Melody
Traditional Chinese Melody
Traditional Irish Melody
William Boyce (1711-1779)
Traditional Canadian Melody (Quebec)
Traditional Irish Melody
Traditional Russian Melody
Traditional Scottish Melody
Traditional Japanese Melody
From Playford's "The Dancing Master", 1657
Traditional Hungarian (Transdanubia) Melody
Traditional German Melody (Jena), 1750
Famous 18th Century Student's Song
Traditional Welsh Reel
James James (1833-1902)

(arr. S. Cohen, from Moldavia) after
     Bedrich Smetana (1824-1844)
Roy Williamson (1936-1990) © The Corries
Birger Sjöberg (1855-1929) Sweden
Traditional Japanese Melody
Traditional Austrian Melody
Traditional English Melody
Stephen Collins Foster ( 1825-1864)
Trad. Scottish Melody fr. an English Melody (1680)
Traditional English Melody
Traditional Austrian Melody

Traditional Canadian Melody
Traditional Irish Melody
Swiss Melody from a German Hymn Book, 1836
Havanera, Traditional Sea Shanty, Costa Brava,
          Catalana, Spain
Charles Edward Horn (1786-1840)
Traditional Spanish Melody
Traditional Irish Melody
Traditional Swiss Melody
Traditional German Melody
Ludvig Mathias Lindeman (1812-1887), Norway
Traditional Canadian Melody
Traditional Welsh Melody
Traditional Irish Melody
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