Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs

Note: Always consult your teacher about which songs he/she wants you to study.

Rocket Song (Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs) Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs

While keeping a good bowhold, Start with the bow pointing to the ceiling and move the bow to the directions in the song.

(sung to the tune of Twinkle) Up Like a Rocket, Down Like the RainBack and Forth Like a Choo Choo TrainRound and Round like the Great Big SunLand on Your Hand, Curve Your Pinky Bend Your ThumbUp Like a Rocket, Down Like the RainBack and Forth Like a Choo Choo Train

Monkey Song (Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs) Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs

For Violin ~ played on the E or A String after a student has learned how to play with the fingers.

For Cello ~ played on the A or D String after a student has learned how to play with the fingers.  Substitute 3 for 2 and 4 for 3.

(Each note has the Var. A Rythym) 0 “I’m a Little Monkey”1 “Climbing Up a Ladder”2 “Climbing to the Top To”3 “Pick a Big Banana”    3 “I’m a Little Monkey”2 “Climbing Down the Ladder”1 “Climbing to the Ground to”0 “Eat a big Banana”

Flower Song (Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs) Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs

For Violin:  E E1 E A

(Each note has the Var. A Rythym) 0 “See The Pretty Flowers”1 “Growing in the Garden”0 “See the Pretty Flowers”0 “Red and Green and Purple”      

Ant Song (Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs) Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs

To Learn the names of the violin strings ~ Pluck or Play Each String 3 times

E “Each, Each, Each””Each and Every”A “Ant, Ant, Ant””Digging in the”
D “Dirt, Dirt, Dirt”   “Going under”G “Ground, Ground, Ground”

Parts of the Violin (Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs)

Sung to the pitches of any scale. Teacher: “Where is the Chin Rest?”Student: “Here is the Chin Rest”Teacher: “Where is the Tailpiece?”Student: “Here is the Tailpiece”Teacher: “Where are the F Holes?”Student: “Here are the F Holes”Teacher: “Where is the Bridge”Student: “Here is the Bridge”Teacher: “Where is the Fingerboard”Student: “Here is the Fingerboard”Teacher: “Where are the Pegs”Student: “Here are the Pegs”Teacher: “Where is the Scroll”Student: “Here is the Scroll”Teacher: “Where are the Strings”Student: “Here are the Strings” 

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Hot Cross Buns for the Violin (Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs)

Played on the E or A String after the student learns one bow per note.

210 210 0000 1111 210 “Hot Cross Buns, Hot Cross Buns””On a Penny, Two a Penny””Hot Cross Buns”

Mary Had A Little Lamb (Suzuki Pre-Twinkle Songs)

Played on the E or A String after the student learns one bow per note.

2101 222 111 222 2101 2222 11 210 “Mary Had A Little Lamb””Little Lamb, Little Lamb””Mary Had A Little Lamb””Her Flees Was White as Snow”