Fiddle Time

The Fiddle Time series provides some of the best and most exciting repertoire for young violinists.

Fiddle Time takes the violinist from the very first lessons to Grade 8 in a sequence of books packed with lively original material, duets, and traditional and concert pieces. 2018 is the 20th anniversary of the first publication of these books – click here to find out more!

Bach for Violin

Bach for Violin
14 pieces by J. S. Bach

Bach for Violin is a celebration of the music of this remarkable composer, and provides a varied collection of concert pieces in new arrangements exploring the range of styles and genres found in Bach’s music. Click through to More Information to find full details, plus audio tracks (backings and sample performances) and supplementary cello parts for six of the pieces – all free to download.

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Fiddle Time Starters + CD – new edition

Fiddle Time Starters + CD – new edition
A beginner book for violin

A great beginner book for the budding violinist – 60 tunes, quizzes, games, songs, and listening activities. Fully compatible with Viola and Cello Time Starters, and suitable for individual and mixed group lessons.

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Starters Teacher’s Handbook + CD

Starters Teacher’s Handbook + CD
Notes and accompaniments to Fiddle, Viola, and Cello Time Starters

Piano and string accompaniments, plus notes, warm-ups, photocopiable pages, and additional material.

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Fiddle Time Joggers + CD, Revised Edition

Fiddle Time Joggers + CD, Revised Edition
A first book of very easy pieces for violin

The same great open string pieces and tunes using the finger pattern 0-1-23-4, now with a brand new play-along CD (with some practice tracks at a slower tempo) and lively new colourful illustrations. Backing tracks available to download free here.

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Fiddle Time Joggers Piano Accompaniment Book

Fiddle Time Joggers Piano Accompaniment Book

Piano accompaniments for all the pieces in Fiddle Time Joggers, including new accompaniments for the duets.

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Fiddle Time Joggers Violin Accompaniment Book

Fiddle Time Joggers Violin Accompaniment Book

Violin accompaniments for all the pieces in Fiddle Time Joggers, suitable for a teacher or more advanced student. Includes the duets from the pupil’s book. See sample material here.

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Fiddle Time Runners + CD, Revised Edition

Fiddle Time Runners + CD, Revised Edition
A second book of easy pieces for violin

All the tunes from the first edition plus 5 brand new pieces in Section 2 (new notes for 3rd finger), a brand new play-along CD (with some practice tracks at a slower tempo) and lively new colourful illustrations. Backing tracks available to download free here.

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 Fiddle Time Runners Piano Accompaniment Book

Fiddle Time Runners Piano Accompaniment Book

Piano accompaniments for all the pieces in Fiddle Time Runners, including new accompaniments for the duets.

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Fiddle Time Runners Violin Accompaniment Book

Fiddle Time Runners Violin Accompaniment Book

Violin accompaniments for all the pieces in Fiddle Time Runners, suitable for a teacher or more advanced student. Includes the duets from the pupil’s book.

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Fiddle Time Sprinters + CD - new edition

Fiddle Time Sprinters + CD - new edition
A third book of pieces for violin

All the same great tunes in a new edition with new cover. Finger pattern 01-2-34 plus low 2nd fingers and high 3rd fingers, 2nd and 3rd position pieces, a range of bowing techniques, and pieces using modes, the chromatic and blues scales, and dominant 7ths.

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Fiddle Time Sprinters Piano Accompaniment Book

Fiddle Time Sprinters Piano Accompaniment Book

Piano accompaniments for all the pieces in Fiddle Time Sprinters, including new accompaniments for the duets.

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Fiddle Time Sprinters Violin Accompaniment Book

Fiddle Time Sprinters Violin Accompaniment Book

Violin accompaniments for all the pieces in Fiddle Time Sprinters, suitable for a teacher or more advanced student. Includes the duets from the pupil’s book.

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Solo Time for Violin, book 1 + CD

Solo Time for Violin, book 1 + CD
16 concert pieces for violin and piano

An exciting and varied collection of original and newly arranged pieces from the Baroque to the twentieth century, each with fingering and bowing suggestions and notes on the pieces and performance techniques. Includes piano accompaniments and CD with backing tracks. Approx. Grades 3-4.

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Solo Time for Violin, book 2 + CD

Solo Time for Violin, book 2 + CD
16 concert pieces for violin and piano

An exciting and varied collection of original and newly arranged pieces from the Baroque to the twentieth century, each with fingering and bowing suggestions and notes on the pieces and performance techniques. Includes piano accompaniments and CD with backing tracks. Approx. Grades 5-6.

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Solo Time for Violin, book 3 + CD

Solo Time for Violin, book 3 + CD
16 concert pieces for violin and piano

An exciting and varied collection of original and newly arranged pieces from the Baroque to the twentieth century, each with fingering and bowing suggestions and notes on the pieces and performance techniques. Includes piano accompaniments and CD with backing tracks. Approx. Grades 7-8.

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Fiddle Time Scales 1

Fiddle Time Scales 1
Pieces, puzzles, scales, and arpeggios

Covers the finger patterns used in Joggers and Runners and includes all the scales and arpeggios for ABRSM Grades 1 and 2. Packed with creative ideas to make learning scales and arpeggios easy.

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Fiddle Time Scales 2

Fiddle Time Scales 2
Musicianship and technique through scales

Includes all the scales and arpeggios for ABRSM Grade 3 plus part of Grade 4 and many other forms. An ideal companion to Fiddle Time Sprinters.

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Fiddle Time Christmas + CD

Fiddle Time Christmas + CD
A stockingful of 32 easy pieces for violin

Well-known carols and festive pieces in a range of keys with words to sing along. Includes solos and duets.

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Fiddle Time and Viola Time Christmas Piano Accompaniments

Fiddle Time and Viola Time Christmas Piano Accompaniments
Piano accompaniments for Fiddle and Viola Time Christmas

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Fiddle Time stickers

Fiddle Time stickers

Pack of 6 sheets of fun violin stickers – ideal for motivating pupils!

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