Popular Repertoire

Sonatina repertoire of popular songs, film music, and folk tunes

Along with our repertoire of classical music, Sonatina also plays popular songs, film music, and folk tunes. Here is a partial list – if you don’t see your favorite songs listed here, please inquire.

Recent and Current

Yellow – Coldplay

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

Make You Feel My Love –  by Bob Dylan as sung by Adele

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey

Future Days – Pearl Jam/Eddie Vedder

Hey, Soul Sister – Train

Ho Hey – The Lumineers

Somewhere Only We Know – Keane

All of Me – John Legend

Wildest Dreams – Taylor Swift

Marry You – Bruno Mars

Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles

We Found Love – Rihanna

Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Songs from the 70s, 60’s, 50’s, and beyond

The Beatles: Blackbird, All You Need is Love, Yesterday, Eleanor Rigby, With a Little Help from My Friends, In My Life, Here Comes the Sun, Norwegian Wood, When I’m 64

Can’t Help Falling in Love with You  – Elvis Presley

Unchained Melody – the Righteous Brothers

Simon & Garfunkel: Feelin’ Groovy, For Emily Whenever I May Find Her, Bookends, Scarborough Fair

Chances Are – Allen/Stillman as sung by Johnny Mathis

Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) – Bart Howard as sung by Frank Sinatra

Happy Together – The Turtles (Bonner/Gordon)

Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

At Last – Gordon/Warren as sung by Etta James

A Case of You – Joni Mitchell

Glad Tidings – Van Morrison

Timeless tunes

Hawaiian Wedding Song – Charles E. King

Ashokan Farewell – Jay Ungar

What a Wonderful World – Thiele/Weiss

Butterfly Waltz – Brian Crain

Besamé Mucho – Velázquez

Amazing Grace

Corcovado (Quiet Nights) – Jobim

Fields of Gold – Sting

Music from Films

Maestro – Hans Zimmer

Gabriel’s Oboe from the Motion Picture The Mission by Ennio Morricone

Manha de Carnaval from Black Orpheus – Bonfá

Moon River from Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Mancini/Mercer

Concerning Hobbits from The Lord of the Rings – Howard Shore

Portuguese Love Theme from Love Actually – Armstrong

Always Remember Us This Way from A Star Is Born – as sung by Lady Gaga

We Bought a Zoo – Jonsi

Terra’s Theme from Final Fantasy IV – Nobuo Uematsu

Folk Tunes

Lovers Waltz – Ungar/Mason

Shady Grove – Appalachian folk song

Celtic Tunes – Jigs, Reels, Airs, and Hornpipes