Fiddle Primer Book by Jim Tolles (companion book to the DVD in our store) shows the beginner all the techniques necessary to get started on the violin.
Includes many illustrations showing how to hold the bow and violin, and many exercises to develop good bowing technique and learning how to play in tune. The easy to follow step by step instruction makes this the perfect book for school orchestra programs or group instruction.
An audio CD lets you hear all 22 songs at 2 speeds – medium tempo (for practicing), and full tempo (performance speed). Includes music theory chart, and a circle of 5ths wheel chart.
Fiddle Primer BOOK Contents Include:
Parts of the Violin and Bow
Holding the Violin
Left Hand and Arm Position
Holding the Bow
Fiddle Primer Songs:
Mary Had A Little Lamb
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Jenny Pluck Pears
When the Saints Go Marching In
Red River Valley
Sweet on Violin
Seagulls & Seals
The Fiddle Primer Book Features:
Many photographs and diagrams to illustrate left and right hand technique
Music written in standard notation
DVD markers & CD markers for easy cross reference
Songs are played at 2 speeds on the CD (slow for practicing and up-tempo for performing)
Additional material that is not on the DVD, but included on the CD
Companion Violin DVD also available
The Audio CD Features:
Broadcast Quality Stereo Sound
Hear all songs at 2 speeds
medium tempo (for practicing)
full tempo (performance speed)66 page Beginning Fiddle Instruction Book with CD Combo from Watch and Learn
This comprehensive BOOK features violin tab, violin scales, and easy to follow violin lessons, allowing you to quickly learn how to play beginning violin.
This is the companion to the Instructional DVD, includes a 22 song audio CD