A Ya Zain

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This video demonstrates A Ya Zain, a traditional Egyptian folk song, from page 55 of Violinworks Book 2. This piece uses notes from the D harmonic minor scale – listen out for the augmented 2nd interval between 2nd-finger C# and 1st-finger Bb on the A-string. For sheet music, piano accompaniments, CD performance tracks, and many more exercises and pieces, order a copy of Violinworks Book 2 here.