This book is for adult beginner violin students who have already started to learn to play the violin.
Do you want to learn how to read music, but it seems too difficult and not worth the effort?
Have you started to read books on how to learn to read music, but get confused with the complexity of music theory and still struggling to find the notes on the violin?
Can you already read piano music, but can’t seem to find the notes easily on the violin?
Do you want to be able to learn where to find the music notes on the violin and have a proper understanding of how it applies to the violin?
The book is structured in a way that makes it very easy to follow, digest and the step-by-step instructions focus on what can be applied to the violin. What’s great is that you don’t have to be an advanced musician in order to understand and use any of the information ““ it is aimed at a total beginner violin student! This book becomes a tool to introduce you step-by step to music notation, note values, rhythms, pitch and how it applies to the violin.
The book introduces basic note values, the treble clef used in violin notation and briefly introduces rhythm versus the beat. I then continues to look at the different patterns on the piano keyboard and how to build a Major Scale. It then shows you how to find those patterns on the violin fingerboard together with the finger patterns to use.
You will learn how to quickly identify the open strings of the violin on the Music Staff, how to logically build different scales, where to find the notes on the Music Staff and the relative placement on the Violin Fingerboard. The book includes illustrations showing the exact placement of the fingers on the violin fingerboard and comes with an interactive chart to practice the notes and identify the strings for notes in first position.