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Purcell's theme, which appears on the Grade 1 syllabus in the book below, was used by Benjamin Britten in his terrific piece Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. The first video is Purcell's original arrangement, the second is Simon Rattle conducting the finale of Britten's piece.
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Image of Superstart Violin: A Complete Method for Beginner Violinists (with Free Audio CD)
Author: Mary Cohen
Publisher: Faber Music Ltd (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 48 pages