Catalogue No: M060087431
ISMN: 9790060087431
Shop Product Code: 0794318
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ISBN: 9780851621005

Status: Usually despatched within 24 - 48 hours

Series: Easy String Music Series

Department: Tutor Methods - Viola

Instrumentation: Viola

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (London)

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26 pieces for beginners by Kathy and Hugh Colledge. Introduces open strings and first finger notes with simple rhythms to build a firm foundation for future learning.

Husband and wife team Kathy (b.1952) and Hugh (b.1945) Colledge both worked as instrumental music teachers in East London before moving to Norfolk in 1995. Their compositions and arrangements are a joint effort, with Kathy being the string specialist and Hugh writing the piano accompaniments.


Contents and Reviews

  • A restful tune
  • Apple tree
  • At a snail's pace
  • Buttercups and daisies
  • Caterpillars
  • Circus elephants
  • Cockle Shells
  • Cowboys and Indians
  • First performance
  • Hiding in the long grass
  • Hobby horses
  • Ice-cream van
  • Kangaroo
  • Lighthouse
  • Musical box
  • On a high wire
  • Oom-pah band
  • Party piece
  • Roundabout
  • Sea horses
  • See-saw
  • Snakes & ladders
  • Stepping stones
  • Totem pole
  • Two by two
  • Waltz

"A very clearly presented book of pieces suitable for young children, with pictures to colour in...an interesting piano part helps to create some lovely, appealing pieces, suitable for a ‘first concert’."
E.S.T.A., Spring 1992