Treat your string students to a piece of American history! Great for cross-curricular work! Everyone gets a chance at the melody in this spirited arrangement of the ever-popular Stephen Foster song. With a number of great teaching opportunities including accents, slurs, dotted rhythms and a wide variety of dynamics, this piece is also a wonderful vehicle for teaching your orchestra the importance of balance and a great introduction to the E string for your first violinists. Correlates with Strictly Strings Book 1.