By Egon Sassmannshaus; Kurt Sassmannshaus
Violin Sheet Music
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The Sassmannshaus Tradition: Early Start on the Violin, Volume 1. (A violin method for children age four and older). By Egon Sassmannshaus; Kurt Sassmannshaus. For violin. This edition: Stapled. Barenreiter's Sassmannshaus. Instructional. Method book. Text language: English. 64 pages. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA9676).
ISBN 9790006536405. With Text language: English. Instructional. 30.0 x 23.0 cm inches.
Original German title: Fruher Anfang auf der Geige - Band 1; Eine Violinschule fur Kinder ab 4 Jahren. Note reading is introduced from the beginning, and accidentals are explained in the easiest way in the first volume. By the end of the first book, many English children's songs using all fingers have been played and note values from more...whole to eighth notes have been introduced. Even the easiest exercises are underlaid with text so that melodies can be perceived as a whole.
Includes pull-out sheet with flashcards that can be cut out.
About Baerenreiter's Sassmannshaus
Children playfully learn reliable technique at the earliest age. For more than three decades the Sassmannshaus Tradition has been the household name for excellence in beginner methods in German-speaking countries. More than half a million students have successfully learned to play using this publication.
This tried and tested German method is now available in English! The best-selling method that gave generations of European musicians their foundation is now available in English, with content and songs newly adapted for today's English speaking children.
What makes this method so special?
Location: from Bahrain- Arabian Gulf.
November 20, 2012
A great Violin teaching method
Young children who have taken up Violin have now a great system with wonderful books in 4 volumes giving them a brand new concept of learning and playing very effectively. The large prints in book 1 really help them to learn reading very early and I have seen great results...
16 of 23 people found this review helpful.
July 27, 2012
So great for young beginners
I use this book with my young students (first through third grade). There are so many things I enjoy about using this series. It reinforces rhythms and individual notes repeatedly, so young kids get a good sense of accomplishment moving through the songs, but I have the reward of seeing...
14 of 27 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Lancaster, PA
Location: from Owensboro, KY
December 13, 2010
Sassmannshaus Early Start on the Violin, vol. 1
I am using this with most of my young students, age 4-8. I like the approach and the kids love the illustrations. I have found that picking up note reading is effortless with this method. The short pieces are attractive to children and more well sequenced than many beginning methods....
38 of 69 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Cincinnati, OH
February 18, 2009
Beginning violin book
This is the book my four year old uses for her lessons. The progression of notes is practical and the creative, original songs are enjoyable. The book's illustrations are beautiful and the technique is easy to follow and comprehensive. A great first book!
59 of 114 people found this review helpful.