Free printable violin music Musical Priest is a catchy tune and fun to play. It is especially useful for fiddle players just starting to add ornaments to their playing.
Musical Priest is offered here in two arrangements:
This is a lively tune. Here is a video from the website of Duncan Cameron, with a close-up lesson:
Please scroll down the page for the download links.
The music does not say "Swing", but to me, it is more fun played that way (that is not how the fellow is playing it in the video above - he is playing it with lots of little ornaments, but he is still playing it STRAIGHT).
For beginner violin players, it is easier to first master the melody, and then add in the ornaments in lines 1 and 2.
My two versions are almost the same as Duncan Cameron's, but is closer to the arrangement found in The Fiddler's Fakebook.
Try this reel with a swing rhythm (LONG-short, LONG-short, LONG-short, LONG-short, etc.). It has a very different feeling!
The download links for the free printable PDF sheet music:
Download free printable violin music "Musical Priest" with ornaments written in
Download Fiddle tab for Irish reel Musical Priest, beginner arrangement in two pages
All the first-year material I give my beginner students.
Piano keyboard sheets, scales, chords, note-reading exercises, and over 256 pages of music!
This beautiful song book for piano & voice "Esther, For Such a Time as This", available as a digital download, tells the riveting story of the time when Jews in ancient Persia faced a foe named Haman, and how a brave young queen risked her life to save her people.
A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theater production, or a class of children!
This book is also available from Amazon as a paperback.
This book is available as a digital download from this site. Visit this page to see some free examples from the book.
It is also available from Amazon as a paperback!
This is the perfect easy start for little pianists.
And when they start reading white-key notes on the staff, this is a fun easy resource to say each week, "Choose a new black-key song at home this week and figure it out to show me next lesson!" They will be spending more time at the piano.
A perfect read aloud storybook
for little boys or girls.
The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young boy with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.
With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.
Lots of trolls in this book - including one who gives him a Christmas gift!
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Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and have added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.
You can find out more about me and the reason for this website at my About Me page.