Game Songs from Ghana (violin and piano) level 0.5
Title: Game Songs from Ghana
Composer: traditional African children’s songs, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Piano
Printout: 2 pages
Note: The tunes in this medley are well known to many music educators in the Western Hemisphere, and are always popular with children because of their spirited rhythms. The selected songs are: Obwisana; Sansa Kroma; and Che Che Kule. All are accessible to beginners.
Skills: A Major; 4/4 time; uses only A and E strings; familiar rhythmic pattern with some syncopations; double up bows on syncopations; no slurring;string crossings; no repositioning of fingers.