LIST OF 153 VIOLIN / FIDDLE TUNES AND SONGS TO GET YOU INSPIRED TO PLAY


List of Violin Songs

LIST OF 153 VIOLIN / FIDDLE TUNES AND SONGS TO GET YOU INSPIRED TO PLAY

by Chuck and Sandi Millar from Lesson Pros

Have you ever wanted to learn to play violin/fiddle? Now you can! Here is a list of popular violin or fiddle songs to get you started.

EASY VIOLIN / FIDDLE SONGS FOR KIDS AND/OR BEGINNERS

These are great for kids and beginner players. Get started on the Violin

#1 – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
#2 – Mary Had a Little Lamb
#3 – Row, Row, Row Your Boat
#4 – Hot Cross Buns
#5 – London Bridge is Falling Down
#6 – Brother John
#7 – The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round
#8- Old McDonald Had a Farm
#9 –  Happy Birthday
#10 – Have You Seen the Ghost of John
#11 – Des Colores
#12 – For He’s A Jolly Good Fellow
#13 – Yankee Doodle

EASY FIDDLE TUNES FOR BEGINNERS

For those interested in fiddling here are some great beginner Fiddle Tunes / Irish Tunes. Also, we highly recommend world-renowned Brian Wicklund’s American Fiddle Method #1 because the book walks you through step by step and he is also a friend of ours. Another good fiddle tune book is the Fiddler’s Fake Book 

#14 – Boil’em Cabbage Down
#15 – Shortnin’ Bread
#16 – Cripple Creek
#17 – Old Joe Clark
#18 – Arkansas Traveler
#19 – Angelina Baker
#20 – Buffalo Gals
#21 – Swallowtail Jig
#22 – Scarborough Fair

MORE FAVORITE FIDDLE TUNES FOR BEGINNERS

You may also enjoy these beginner Fiddle Tunes / Irish Tunes

#23 – Ashokan Farewell
#24 – Oh Susanna
#25 – Sally Goodin
#26 – All the Pretty Little Horses
#27 – Ida Red
#28 – Camptown Races
#29 – Soldier’s Joy
#30 – Bonaparte’s Retreat
#31 – Country Waltz

MORE FUN WITH FIDDLE TUNES

This list is for those interested in learning a little more advanced version of fiddling.

#32 – St. Anne’s Reel
#33 – Red Haired Boy
#34 – The Girl I Left Behind Me
#35 – South Wind
#36 – Red Wing
#37 – Turkey in the Straw
#38 – Billy and the Lowground
#39 – Blackberry Blossom
#40 – Whiskey Before Breakfast
#41 – Bill Cheatum
#42 – Cotton Eyed Joe
#43 – 8th of January
#44 – Liberty

FIDDLE TUNES – CONTINUED

Have fun with this list of fiddle tunes

 #45 – Spotted Pony
#46 – Cuckoo’s Nest
#47 – June Apple
#48 – Fisher’s Hornpipe
#49 – Liza Jane
#50 – Devil’s Dream
#51 – Westphalia Waltz
#52 – Ragtime Annie
#53 – Golden Anniversary Waltz
#54 – Big John McNeil
#55 – Flop Ear Mule
#56 – Forked Deer
#57 – Wabash Cannonball
#58 – The Midnight Special

POPULAR VIOLIN SONGS

Are you looking for songs your friends and family members will recognize? Try these out or search here for Popular Violin Songs

#59 – Amazing Grace
#60 – America the Beautiful
#61 – Somewhere Over the Rainbow
#62 – Do A Deer
#63 – Star Wars Theme
#64 – Little Brown Jug
#65 – House of the Rising Sun
#66 – Titanic Theme Song
#67 – When the Saints Go Marching In
#68 – La Bamba
#69 – The Wedding March
#70 – William Tell Overture
#71 – Auld Lang Syne
#72 – Danny Boy
#73 – Morning Has Broken

CLASSICAL SONGS

There are your standard Classical pieces. 101 Classical Theme for Violin

#74 – Canon in D Major
#75 – Ave Maria
#76 – Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
#77 – Minuet In G Major
#78 – Morning from the Peer Gynt Suite
#79 – Au Claire De La Lune

CHRISTMAS SONGS AND HOLIDAY TUNES – SECTION #1

Christmas Song on the Violin is always a hit. Here is a list of good ones to learn.

#80 – Jingle Bells
#81 – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
#82 – Feliz Navidad
#83 – Oh Hanukkah
#84 – Silent Night
#85 – Frosty the Snowman
#86 – Deck the Halls
#87 – It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
#88 – O Holy Night
#89 – The First Noel
#90 – Deck the Halls
#91 – Little Drummer Boy
#92 – We Three Kings
#93 – Joy to the World
#94 – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
#95 – Do You Hear What I Hear
#96 – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

CHRISTMAS SONGS AND HOLIDAYS TUNES – SECTION #2

Keep going. Once you have learned all the above Christmas songs, tackle this list or skip around and learn your favorites.

#97 – It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas
#98 – Winter Wonderland
#99 – A Holly Jolly Christmas
#100 – Up On the Housetop
#101 – Santa Claus is Coming to Town
#102 – Jingle Bell Rock
#103 – Blue Christmas
#104 – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
#105 – Let it Snow
#106 – Twelve Days of Christmas
#107 – Go Tell It on the Mountain
#108 – Away in a Manger
#109 – O Christmas Tree
#110 – We Wish you a Merry Christmas
#111 – O Come All Ye Faithful

SUZUKI METHOD

Of course, you have your Suzuki Method Songs. There are 10 books in this series. Book #1 through 4 will give you a great foundation to get you started.

SUZUKI METHOD – VOLUME BOOK #1

#112 – Twinkle – Variations and Theme / Shinichi Suzuki
#113 – Lightly Row
#114 – Song of the Wind
#115 – Go Tell Aunt Rhody
#116 – O Come, Little Children
#117 – May Song
#118 – Long, Long Ago / Thomas Haynes Bayly
#119 – Allegro / Shinichi Suzuki
#120 – Perpetual Motion / Shinichi Suzuki
#121 – Allegretto / Shinichi Suzuki
#122 – Andantino / Shinichi Suzuki
#123 – Etude / Shinichi Suzuki
#124 – Minuet 1 / Johann Sebastian Bach
#125 – Minuet 2 / Johann Sebastian Bach
#126 – Minuet 3 / Johann Sebastian Bach
#127 – The Happy Farmer / Robert Schumann
#128 – Gavotte / François-Joseph Gossec

SUZUKI METHOD – VOLUME BOOK #2

#129 – Chorus from Judas Maccabaeus / Georg Friedrich Händel
#130 – Musette / Johann Sebastian Bach
#131 – Hunter’s Chorus / Carl Maria von Weber
#132 – Long, Long Ago and Variation / Thomas Haynes Bayly
#133 – Waltz / Johannes Brahms
#134 – Bourrée / Georg Friedrich Händel
#135 – The Two Grenadiers / Robert Schumann
#136 – Theme from Witches’ Dance / Niccolò Paganini‏‎
#137 – Gavotte from Mignon / Ambroise Thomas
#138 – Gavotte / Jean-Baptiste Lully / Marin Marais
#139 – Minuet in G / Ludwig van Beethoven
#140 – Minuet / Luigi Boccherini

SUZUKI METHOD – VOLUME BOOK #3

#141 – Gavotte / Giovanni Battista Martini
#142 – Minuet / Johann Sebastian Bach
#143 – Gavotte in G Minor / Johann Sebastian Bach
#144 – Humoresque / Antonín Dvořák
#145 – Gavotte / Jean Becker
#146 – Gavotte in D Major / Johann Sebastian Bach
#147 – Bourrée / Johann Sebastian Bach

SUZUKI METHOD – VOLUME BOOK #4

#148 – Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Op. 13, 3rd Mvt / Friedrich Seitz
#149 – Concerto No. 5 in D Major, Op. 22, 1st Mvt / Friedrich Seitz
#150 – Concerto No. 5 in D Major, Op. 22, 3rd Mvt / Friedrich Seitz
#151 – Concerto in A Minor, Op. 3, No. 6, 1st Mvt / Antonio Vivaldi
#152 – Concerto in A Minor, Op. 3, No. 6, 3rd Mvt / Antonio Vivaldi
#153 – Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043, 1st Mvt, Vl 2 / Johann Sebastian Bach

CHUCK’S MASTERY VIOLIN COURSE

If you are interested in getting started with Violin or Fiddle, Chuck Millar has designed a violin course to get you started playing.

Beginner Violin Course – Violin Mastery from the Beginning

Do you have a song to suggest? Add it in the comments below.

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PRO TIP

While practicing your violin or fiddle work on the hard parts. Most student glide over the parts of the song that doesn’t come easily. Work through it, this will make you an all-around better player. Have fun with this list of songs and keep bringing joy to your life and other people’s life through music. 

QUESTION OF THE DAY

What other violin and fiddle song have you been inspired by?  Feel free to share your ideas with the Lesson Pros community.

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