The music for the song “Lightly Row” is based on a traditional German folk song, “Haenschen klein” meaning “Little Hans”. It was subsequently adapted to fit the English Mother Goose rhyme Lightly Row. It has also been adapted to fit lyrics in other languages including “Butterfly” from Japan and “Boneka Abdi” (My Doll) from Sudan.
Learn how to play the notes of "Lightly Row" on violin for free using our animated scrolling tablature including sheet music and tab options for the easiest way to quickly learn the music. Enjoy playing along with 3 backing tracks which you can control with the track display. Use this tutorial with our tab to learn the song without having to read notes in sheet music.