Book, music [Teaching Little Fingers to Play]; CT01.3099.2


Book, music [Teaching Little Fingers to Play]

About this object

Music book; 'John Thompson's Modern Course for the Piano - Teaching Little Fingers to Play - a book for the earliest beginner'. Published by Allan & Co Pty Ltd, Australia. This has a red paper cover with white text.

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper


h 9mm x l 292mm x w 221mm

Place Made

Oceania, Australia


Allan & Co Pty Ltd

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Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

judy hinde 31 Oct 2013 02:30 AM,UTC

Song list for Teaching little fingers to play

1. Birthday party (here we go, up a row, to a birthday party)
2. Sandmans Near (Dolly dear, sandmans near, soon you will be sleeping)
3. Cricket Days (Come on boys, join the fun. Cricket days have begun
4. The Postman (Postman I'll be, when I grow tall, letters I'll bring you in, winter and fall
5. Rain on the Roof (Pitter, patter, go the raindrops, on the tin roof falling.....
6. Song of the Volga Boatmen (Yo, yo heave ho, oh yo, heave ho...
7. A Message (Tap, tap,tap,tap, someone's knocking at my door to bring a letter....
8. chimes (Ding dong, dong ding, Hear the chimes ring from the high tow'r...
9 Good King Wenceslas... Good King Wenceslas look'd out....
10. Lazy Mary Lazy Mary will you get up?
11. Betty & Bill Galloping galloping over the hill...
12. Flying to the Moon Shall we go a flying, flying, flying...
13. Air Papa Haydn's dead and gone, but his memry lingers on...
14. By the Pond Quack Quack Quack, goes the funny duck...
15. Paper Ships When I launch my paper ships in mothers shiny pail...
16. Sledding Snowflakes falling fluffy and white...
17. The Butterfly Butterly bright in the sunlight..
18. Questions Gi-ant why are you so tall?....
19. Blue-Bells of Scotland O where, and O where is your High-land laddie?
20. Toy Soldiers Soldiers in the blue, soldiers in the red, staging a battle, here on my bed...
21. Big Ships I see the big ships a sailing ..over the pretty blue sea...
22. Steam boat round the bend On the River Murray Steam boat round the bend..
23. Commin Round the Mountain
24. The Long Trail Hiking the trails of the Rock-ies...
25. The Bee Buzzing, buzzing buzzing bee in the grass..
26. My Bonnie ....My bonnie is over the ocean
27. Holiday time I'm waltzing around in a merry mood, ...
28.Home on the Range
29. The Juggler Juggler Juggler whats your name
30. From a Wigwam

Hope this info brings back lots of good memories
kind regards