Crooning Cowhands (violin and piano) level 0.5
Title: Crooning Cowhands
Composer: traditional songs, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Piano
Printout: 2 pages
Note: This medley consists of two traditional songs from the American west: Good-bye Old Paint, and Poor Lonesome Cowboy. Both are easy to learn and play. Tunes like these were often sung by cattlemen to calm their herds.
Skills: A Major; 3/4 time; begins on up beat with up bow; double up bows; some two note slurs; no repositioning of fingers; primarily on A string with a few notes on E and D.