Cuckoo and the Donkey, The (violin and piano) level 1.0
Title: The Cuckoo and the Donkey
Composer: German children’s song, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Piano
Printout: 2 pages
Note: This arrangement was made for the express purpose of exercising the fourth finger with a fun and imaginative tune. children enjoy the “conversation” that is heard in the piano accompaniment.
Skills: 4/4 time; D Major; entirely first position; use of fourth finger; high and low setting of second finger; leaving fingers down ; mostly quartet note rhythms; some short slurs; double up bows