Samba Lele (violin and piano) level 1.5
Title: Samba Lelé
Composer: Brazilian children’s song, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Piano
Printout: 3 pages
Note: This arrangement utilizes unusual bow techniques which, in addition to being intriguing to students, help develop bowing fluency. Children love the lively syncopated rhythms. Octave harmonics serve to pave the way for shifting.
Skills: G Major; 2/3 time; syncopations; octave harmonics; pizzicato; bow crunch; rapid arpeggiation; playing behind bridge; uses mostly D and A strings.