When starting out on the violin you might think to start off you can’t play any ‘popular’ music as it is too difficult but you would be surprised as to how many easy violin compositions are out there.
Don’t expect to be able to play each song straight away, it will take a lot of time and practice, but don’t give up!
Below are 8 easy violin songs in various genres that are easy yet will make you sound impressive.
Super easy violin songs
First things first I would recommend really getting to grips with these two super easy and recognizable songs!
A classic song good for all of those celebratory moments with your friends and family!
Violin sheet music – Happy Birthday
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
A nice easy slow song to play
Violin sheet music – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Fun and easy violin songs
Star Wars Theme
Absolutely epic song to play on the violin!
Violin sheet music – Star Wars Theme – John Williams
Bitter Sweet Symphony
Specifically written for strings this is a beautiful yet easy song to learn.
Violin sheet music – Bitter Sweet Symphony – The Verve
Personally I think this song is best played on the violin as it adds more depth to the tune.
Violin sheet music – Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
Now We are Free (Gladiator)
A super easy and beautiful song to learn thanks to the repeated notes that move just a note up or down each time.
Violin sheet music – (Gladiator) Now We are Free – Klaus Badelt
My Heart Will Go On (Titanic)
If you’re not too confident with quavers yet as you find them too quick then this is the song to learn!
Violin sheet music – (Titanic) My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
Colors of the Wind
I find that the sound of the violin reminds me of the wind and nature and thus the lyrics resonate a lot with the instrument here!
Violin sheet music – Colors of the Wind – Pocohontas