David Blackwell (b.1961), Kathy Blackwell

Fiddle Time Sprinters

A third book of pieces for violin

for: 1–2 violins

Music score, Playback-CD

Item no.171313
Author/ComposerDavid Blackwell, Kathy Blackwell
Levelvery easy
Scope32 pages; 23 × 30 cm
Release year2013
Publisher/ProducerOxford University Press
Producer No.OUP 9780193386792
13.30 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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Fiddle Time is a great series for young violinists. Packed numbersvely original tunes, well-known pieces, and easy duets, the series is carefully paced and organized to build confidence every step of the way.

  • pieces using the finger pattern 01-2-34, plus low 2nd fingers and high 3rd fingers
  • 2nd and 3rd position pieces
  • a range of bowing techniques, including spiccato, hooked bowing, and string crossing
  • original pieces and duets in a range of styles, plus well-known pieces
  • pieces using modes, the chromatic and blues scales, and dominant 7ths, linking with Fiddle Time Scales 2
  • a CD of performances and backings, with drumkit and bass added for the jazz and rock numbers
  • piano and violin accompaniments available separately


  • Allegro in A (Telemann)
  • Alleluia (Boyce)
  • Bolero (duet)
  • Chromatic cats
  • Clear skies
  • Country gardens (duet)
  • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (Tchaikovsky)
  • Dominant gene (duet)
  • Farewell to Skye
  • Full circle (duet)
  • Gaudete! (duet)
  • Habanera, from Carmen (Bizet)
  • Hornpipe, from the Water Music (Handel)
  • Hungarian folk dance
  • Jacob's dance
  • Jubilate Deo (Mozart)
  • Lady Katherine's pavane
  • Largo, from the New World Symphony (Dvorak) (duet)
  • Little lamb
  • Mexican fiesta
  • Midnight song
  • Ode to joy (Beethoven) (duet)
  • Paris cafe
  • Ready to rock
  • Round Trinidad Bay
  • Show off!
  • Show stopper
  • Song from the show
  • Sprint finish
  • Spy movie
  • Starry night
  • Still reeling
  • The road to Donegal
  • Thirsty work
  • Wade in the water
  • WildWest
  • William Tell (Rossini)
  • You and me (duet)