The south wind

melody and backing

The South Wind is a slow air in 3/4 time which has a beautiful melody that has stood the test of time. Really focus on the timing of this piece and imagine your instrument is a singer. Have fun!

Follow the dots

See if you can follow the tune as it plays on the beat.


Check out this quick tutorial on the hand positions used in this piece.

Tutorial 2

Check out this more in depth tutorial as you get more familiar with the piece.

Music notation pdf

Now download your own copy of the music to learn from. Know a bassist, ukulele player, guitarist or another rhythm player? Show them the music, the chords are included so they can play with you.

backing track

When you’re all practised and up to speed you can try out jamming along with the backing track. Have fun 😀