An Early Intermediate Violin "Travel" Book
featuring songs old & new from around the globe
of Lady Meng Jiang
a folktale about how love brought down the Great Wall of China
Clarence Cameron White (1880-1960)
Thurlow Lieurance (1878-1963)
joined "Chatauqua Society", taught music to Native Americans and learned/transcribed their songs
This is a song about a bird whose name ("Fogo") means "fire because its call sounds like it's yelling "fire"!
Francisca "Chiquinha" Gonzaga (1847-1935)
O Virga Ac Diadema
Chant & text by Hildegard von Bingen
O branch and diadem in royal purple clad
Hail, from whose womb came another life
That has been stripped by Adam
from his sons
Hildegard von Bingen
by Samuel Coleridge Taylor 1875-1912
The legend of Sir Francis Dtrake, sea captain and English hero, whose drum had superstitious and magical powers
"Ch'amor si nudo",
original text & music
"Love enters through the eyes and settles in the heart"
Harry T. Burleigh, 1866-1949
"Through Moanin' Pines"
original work for piano