Beginner Violin Theory for Children, Book One composed by Melanie Smith. For Violin. Saddle-stitched, Theory. Children. Beginning. Book. 84 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20296).
ISBN 9780786670871. Children. 8.5 x 11 inches.
This book is designed as a workbook to teach theory specifically relevant to the violin at a level that is attainable and challenging, yet fun for young children. It is intended to build confidence and solidify the relationship between theory and playing. Children will enjoy the drawing and coloring activities in the book, while developing the fundamentals of violin theory at the same time. The book can be used to teach beginners the basics of theory, or even to refresh musicians who might need a small review of violin theory. No matter who uses his book, it will give a strong foundation to violin theory, and through this understanding will foster a greater love of playing. Concepts covered in this book include: learning the parts of the violin; learning about line and space notes; learning musical symbols; and how to draw music.