Dooby Doo-Wop Dinosaurs
The chords in this piece are very simple, each one requiring only one finger, the idea being that even the most elementary players can participate in an ensemble. The melody is a bit more challenging and requires knowledge of three notes on the first and second strings in first or second position, as well as some open bass strings. Fret numbers are given above the notes and string numbers below.
Two copies are included with chord diagrams for both right-handed and left-handed players, together with an optional teacher’s bass part.
Once your pupils have mastered the scale of G major on strings 1 – 3, this is a great piece for practising moving up and down the scale. It also reinforces the basic note values of semibreve (whole...
This is a little tricky and requires some crossing of strings mid-phrase. The melody is entirely in 1st position and a bass part can be improvised on open strings. Fret numbers are indicated above...