Group Music (Helen Butterworth
& Ian Butterworth)
 
 

 
 
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Music Catalogue - Helen Butterworth 
 
 
 
  Group pieces are available for violinsviolas, flutes or cellos.
 
Some pieces can be found on http://www.youtube.com/. Search for the piece title or "Helen Butterworth".
 
mp3s of backing tracks are also available 
  

Guide to Playing Levels:

A - Beginning (up to Suzuki Book 1 / Grade 1) 
B - Elementary (Suzuki Books 1 (late) & 2 / Grade 2)
C - Junior (Suzuki Book 2 (late) & 3 / Grade 3-4)
D - Intermediate (Suzuki Book 4 & 5 / Grade 5-6)
E - Senior (Suzuki Book 6+ / Grade 7+)

 

COMPOSITIONS for Violin Groups

  • Creepy Crawly (open string pre-twinkle tune) A 
  • Grand Can(y)on (up to 6 part violins + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A-C
  • Up Bow Waltz (violins + piano) (+pre-twinkle part) A/B  
  • Hungary Mungary (3 part violins + piano) B/C
  • Lisdoonvarna (4 part violins + piano) A/B   
  • Never-Ending Round (4 part violins + optional cello) B 
  • Two Tone Tune (violin using 0-1-2 + piano) A
  • Samba Twinkle (samba rhythms in the melody + piano too) A
  • Round Dance (up to 15 part violins + piano) A-C
  • Clock Song (4 part violins + piano) A/B   
  • First Fanfare (3 part violins + piano) A/B
  • Timbuktu Trains (4 part (round) violins + piano) (+ 2 pre-twinkle parts) A
  • Quincy Dillons High D Tune (2 part violins + piano) (+ optional pre-twinkle part) B/C   
  • Filipino Frolic (3 part violins + piano) A/B


ARRANGEMENTS for Violin, and Violin Groups

Solo Violin
  • French Folk Song (fits with violas and cellos) A
Violin & Piano 
  • Go tell Aunt Rhody (with [sad] F# minor piano accompaniment for playing slowly!) A
  • Pop Goes the Weasel (pizz. open string version - piano plays melody) A
  • Danish Folk Tune - In Forest and Meadow  A
  • Canadian Folk Song - The Silver Birch B 
  • Dorset Reel - trad. A 
  • Ian Butterworth - Hungarian Dance   B 
  • Soldier's Joy - trad. A
  • Two Japanese Songs  A
  • French Folk Song (fits with violas and cellos) A
  • Bile them Cabbage Down A
Two Violins & Piano
  • Czech Carol (trad.) A   
  • J.Strauss & H.Butterworth - Czech Polka (has optional pre-twinkle part) B
  • Swedish Folk Song - Karin und Kalle  B    
  • Chopin - Anniversary Étude  C  
  • Sullivan - The Yum-Yum Song (from The Mikado)  B/C
  • Franck - Panis Angelicus  C
  • Gyldmark - Ave Maria  B
  • Lisdoonvarna (Irish Jig) (violins 3 & 4 are easy parts) B    
  • Svenska  B
  • Sebba - Scaley Samba  B+C
  • Colin Evans - Lotus Talk (Violin 1 uses 3rd position) C
  • Ally Bally Bee  A
  • Beswick - Twilight  C
  • Bohemian Folk Song (can be played in 3 parts + piano)  A+C
  • Farewell to Summer  A
  • Dorset Reel - trad. (2nd violin has open string part) A 
  • Tongo - a Polynesian Melody A
  • Wikfors - Minisnoa  A+B
  • Hickory Dickory Dock (can be played with violin 3 too, on open strings part)     
                                                Three Violins & Piano
                                                  • Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine  (HB+IB) D
                                                    • Fauré - Tantum Ergo  D
                                                      • Hungary Mungary - arr. Helen Butterworth  B/C
                                                        • Sullivan - So please you, Sir   C/D
                                                          • Sullivan - Three Little Maids   C/D
                                                            • Sullivan - How-De-Do!  C/D
                                                              • Bohemian Folk Song (can be played in 2 parts + piano) A+C
                                                                • Swedish Folk Tune - Appelbo Walking Tune  B/C
                                                                  • Hickory Dickory Dock (violin 3 has only open strings) A
                                                                    • Ship's Carpenter - arr. Helen Butterworth  B
                                                                      • Skye Boat Song (trad.) A 
                                                                        • Susato Fanfare 
                                                                        • Filipino Frolic  B
                                                                          • O Waly Waly C
                                                                            • Czech Polka (3rd violin has open strings) B
                                                                              • Ian Butterworth - Go, Lassie Go D
                                                                              Four Violins & Piano
                                                                              • Sullivan - Mikado Madrigal  B/C
                                                                              • Lisdoonvarna (Irish Jig) (violins 3 & 4 are easy parts) B   
                                                                              • Swedish Folk Tune - Sara und Kalle (can be played with 1/2/3/4 parts + piano) A-E    
                                                                              Five Violins & Piano
                                                                              • Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba   E+D+C+B+A
                                                                              • Vivaldi - Concerto Grosso Op.3 No.8    E+D+C+B+A 

                                                                               (Up to) Sixteen Violins & Piano

                                                                                • Bile 'em Cabbage Down A-C
                                                                                  • Flying Saucer A-C 
                                                                                    • Round Dance  A-C 
                                                                                      • Chatterbox A-C

                                                                                      Rounds for Violins

                                                                                        • Never-Ending Round (4 part violins + optional cello) B 
                                                                                          • Swedish - Snowflakes, Wind, Mist and Moon (4 part violins)  A/B
                                                                                            • Rounds for violins 1 : Laughing, Sailing, Time for my Tea  A
                                                                                              • Rounds for violins 2 : Make New Friends, One Two Three Four Five Six Seven  A
                                                                                                • Rounds for violins 3 : The Clock (tick tock), Viva La Musica  B
                                                                                                  • White Coral Bells  (2 part violins) B
                                                                                                    • Vegetable Round (very easy) A 



                                                                                                    COMPOSITIONS & ARRANGEMENTS for Viola Groups 

                                                                                                    • Celtic Canon (3 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Dilley Dance (2 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Doodle Dots (2 part violas + piano) (+pre-twinkle part) A
                                                                                                    • Dream Days (2 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Glenorchy Grizzle (2 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Heather's Humbug (3 part violas + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Hungarian Hop (3 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Laura's Lullaby (2 part violas + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Mayo Morrins (2 part violas + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Popcorn Pizza (3 part violas + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A & B
                                                                                                    • Russian Rumpus (4 part violas + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Stamping Song (2 part violas + piano) B & C
                                                                                                    • Tweet Tweet (2 part violas + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) B & C
                                                                                                    • Wiggen Wiggle (5 part violas + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Lonely Lady (4 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Dooby Doo Doo (4 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Legato Lines (3 part violas + piano) A & B
                                                                                                    • Double Dazzle (2 part violas + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Fiddlers' Folly (2 part violas + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) C
                                                                                                    • Sh! Sh! (3 part violas + piano) ( + pre twinkle part) A & B
                                                                                                    • Cheeky Czardas (3 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Willow Wands (3 part violas + piano) B/C
                                                                                                    • Settlers' Song (2 part violas + piano) B/C
                                                                                                    • Chopin - Anniversary Etude (2 part violas + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Cabbages (5 part violas + piano) ( + pre-twinkle part) A/B
                                                                                                    • Czech Carol (2 part violas + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Dorset Reel (3 part violas + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Czech Polka (2 part violas + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) B
                                                                                                    • Gaelic Gold (3 part violas + piano) ( + pre-twinkle part) A
                                                                                                    • Echo Effect (4 part violas + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Pizzicato Peril (2 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Filipino Frolic (3 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Jelly Jam (4 part round + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Rumpty Rumba (3 part violas and easy part + piano) A/B
                                                                                                    • Yum-Yum Song (2 part violas + piano) B/C
                                                                                                    • First Fanfare (3 part violas + piano) A/B
                                                                                                    • Timbuktu Trains (4 part violas + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Five Fun (3 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Susato Fanfare (3 part violas + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Minisnoa (2 part violas + Piano) A/B
                                                                                                    • Swedish Shoemaker (2 part violas + piano) ( + pre-twinkle part) A
                                                                                                    • Never-Ending Round (4 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Slurring Skirmish (2 part violas = piano) B/C
                                                                                                    • O Waly Waly (3 part violas + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Swing Song (2 part violas + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A/B
                                                                                                    • Franck - Panis Angelicus (2 part violas + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Skye Boat Song (3 part violas + piano) B
                                                                                                    • Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (5 part violas + piano) E+D+C+B+A
                                                                                                    • Vivaldi - Concerto Grosso Op.3 No.8 (5 part violas + piano) E+D+C+B+A
                                                                                                    COMPOSITIONS & ARRANGEMENTS for Cello Groups 
                                                                                                    • Farewell to Summer (2 part cellos + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Skye Boat Song (trad.) (3 part cellos + piano) B/C
                                                                                                    • Sullivan - The Yum-Yum Song (from The Mikado) (2 part cellos + piano) B/C
                                                                                                    • Franck - Panis Angelicus (2 part cellos + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Sullivan - Mikado Madrigal  (4 part cellos + piano) B/C
                                                                                                    • Up Bow Waltz (cello + piano) (+pre-twinkle part)  A/B
                                                                                                    • Bohemian Folk Song (can be played in 1, 2 or 3 parts + piano)  A+C
                                                                                                    • Hickory Dickory Dock (cello 3 has only open strings) A
                                                                                                    • Susato Fanfare  (3 part cellos + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Never-Ending Round (4 part cellos + optional cello + piano chords) B
                                                                                                    • Grand Can(y)on (up to 6 part cellos + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A-C
                                                                                                    • Dorset Reel - trad. (2nd cello has open string part) A 
                                                                                                    • Ship's Carpenter (3 part cellos + piano)  B
                                                                                                    • Chopin - Anniversary Étude  (2 part cellos + piano)  C/D
                                                                                                    • Czech Carol (2 part cellos + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Chatterbox  (up to 6 part cellos + pre-twinkle cello + piano) A-B  
                                                                                                    • Czech Polka - J.Strauss & H.Butterworth (2 cellos + piano) (+ optional pre-twinkle part)   
                                                                                                    • First Fanfare (3 part cellos + piano) B  
                                                                                                    • O Waly Waly  (3 part cellos + piano) C 
                                                                                                    • Slurring Skirmish  (2 part cellos + Piano) B/C 
                                                                                                    • Swing Song  (2 part cellos + pre-twinkle cello + piano) A/B 
                                                                                                    • Timbuktu Trains  (4 part (round) cellos + piano) (+ 2 pre-twinkle parts)  B

                                                                                                     COMPOSITIONS & ARRANGEMENTS for Flute Groups

                                                                                                    • Bohemian Folk Song (can be played in 1, 2 or 3 parts + piano)  A+C
                                                                                                    • Czech Polka (2 part flutes + piano) (+ easy part) B 
                                                                                                    • Farewell to Summer  (2 part flutes + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Grand Can(y)on  (up to 6 part flutes + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A-C
                                                                                                    • Mikado Madrigal  (4 part flutes + piano) B/C
                                                                                                    • Never Ending Round  (4 part flutes + piano chords) B
                                                                                                    • Franck - Panis Angelicus (2 part flutes + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Skye Boat Song (trad.)  (3 part flutes + piano) A
                                                                                                    • Spring Waltz (flute + piano) (+pre-twinkle part)  A/B
                                                                                                    • Sullivan - The Yum-Yum Song (from The Mikado)  (2 part flutes + piano) B/C
                                                                                                    • Susato Fanfare  (3 part flutes + piano) A
                                                                                                    • O Waly Waly (3 part flutes + piano) C
                                                                                                    • Czech Polka (2 part flutes + Piano) (+pre-twinkle part) B
                                                                                                     COMPOSITIONS for  STRING ORCHESTRA

                                                                                                    • Creepy Crawly -A (very easy) 
                                                                                                    • Double Trouble A (very easy) 
                                                                                                    • Hubble Bubble A (very easy) 
                                                                                                    • Thorpe Cloud   A (easy)  *** NEW ***  
                                                                                                    • Dum Diddle Dum  A 
                                                                                                    • Clock Song  A 
                                                                                                    • Ukrainian Dance  A   *** NEW *** 
                                                                                                    • Stringdilley   *** NEW ***  
                                                                                                    • Tick Tock  A   *** NEW ***
                                                                                                    • French Forest Song  A
                                                                                                    • Gaelic Gold  A
                                                                                                    • Ship's Carpenter B
                                                                                                    • Rutland Reel  A  
                                                                                                    • Gaudeamus (Let's all Celebrate!) A
                                                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS for  STRING ORCHESTRA
                                                                                                    • Handel - Fireworks Minuet A/B
                                                                                                    • Church Bells A   
                                                                                                    • Susato Suite A
                                                                                                    • Dorset Reel A/B     
                                                                                                    • Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabre  C