Two tunes traditionally played as rounds create a perfect first orchestra piece for young players. 'Reuben and Rachel' and 'Sweetly Sings the Donkey' are arranged in D Major with no hi 3s or forward extensions. All sections have interesting parts using only quarter and half notes. Opportunities to teach basic tone and beginning slurs abound. Correlated to Sound Innovations for String Orchestra, Book 1, Level 3.
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