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Violin for Dummies

By Katharine Rapoport

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Violin - Beginning
Composed by Katharine Rapoport. Perfect binding. Dummies. Book/CD Set. 432 pages. Published by Wiley Publishing, Inc. (MB.9781118273593).

Item Number: MB.9781118273593

ISBN 9781118273593. 7.25 x 9.25 inches.

The bestselling guide to teaching yourself the violin just got better Despite being one of the most popular musical instruments for budding musicians, the violin has a reputation as being amongst the most difficult to learn. But no longer. Violin for Dummies is packed with the information you need to learn the art of this beautiful instrument, whether you're looking to get a head start before taking up lessons or are already studying with a tutor but want a little boost. With this book-which includes an accompanying CD filled with audio and video samples and tutorials-you have everything you need to get started. Even if you've never read a note of music, this book will have you playing in no time, introducing you to the fundamentals of the violin, from selecting and tuning to understanding rhythm, musical notation, and harmony. oFeatures newly recorded video and music on a bonus CD oWalks you through everything from how to hold your violin to playing popular classical, jazz, gypsy, and fiddle tunes oFilled with all-new content, including new music and updated resources oDesigned for aspiring musicians going it alone, the book can also serve as an invaluable aid for instructors Fully revised and updated, Violin For Dummies builds on the winning formula that made the original a bestseller, establishing it as the only book the aspiring violinist needs to get started.

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