Listen to the Mockingbird

for viola

intermediate

Learn how to play the notes of "Listen to the Mockingbird Viola" on viola for free using our animated scrolling tablature 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.

Composed by: Richard Milburn
Uploaded July 28, 2015
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Use this playalong to learn how to play Listen to the Mockingbird on the viola. This popular American song sold millions of copies of sheet music around the time of the Civil War and was even used as marching music. The music was written by Richard Milburn and the lyrics by Septimus Winner.

Listen to the Mockingbird was featured in the 2004 movie, The Alamo, being performed by Davy Crockett, though the song actually hadn't been written during his life.

This arrangement presents the first half of the tune with a march like accompaniment, then the second half features a faster quickstep rhythm.