Straightforward Starters for 2

Straightforward Starters for 2

15 very easy duets, ideal for young (or not-so-young) families who would like to make music together.  Build fluency and strengthen confidence in reading notes & rhythms, while developing ensemble skills.  Practise up a couple of tunes and perform them to friends or grandparents by video link!


  • Part 1: Flute/Oboe
  • Part 2: Bassoon

Standard: EASY

Parts are well within the scope of players approaching ABRSM Grade 1 standard.


  • Au Clair de la Lune
  • Articulation Waltz
  • London Bridge is Falling Down
  • Oranges and Lemons
  • Happy Birthday
  • Dudelsack
  • Frere Jacques
  • All Through the Night
  • Sweet Betsy from Pike
  • Menuet (Haydn)
  • Johnny Todd
  • Aura Lee
  • Donkey Riding
  • Land of my Fathers
  • Trot, Trot, Trot

The download includes four PDF files:

  • Complete set of parts for each instrument
  • Concert pitch score
  • Useful extras folder – cover sheet, contents list, guidance notes
  • Links to access ‘bouncing ball’ play-along practice videos on YouTube

Don’t forget to keep a back-up copy of your files!