The Sassmannshaus Tradition: Early Start on the Violin
The Sassmannshaus Tradition: Early Start on the Violin, by Egon and Kurt Sassmannshaus, is among the most popular German violin methods available in English. This book is designed especially for beginning violin students of a young age.This graduated series is available in Volumes #1-4, as well as the "My Progress" sticker book!Authors Egon and Kurt Sassmannshaus, among the most renown violin pedagogues in Germany, have designed this successful teaching method over the course of their combined teaching careers. For the new English edition, Kurt worked as co-author and adapted his father's successful method for English-speaking children.
Features of the Sassmannshaus Method:
Note reading and Ensemble playing are each introduced and encouraged from the very beginning
Songs and Scales in different positions are explained simply
Large-print notes and text, as well as many colorful illustrations, are particularly child-friendly and very attractive to pre-school and school aged children.
Progresses swiftly by introducing advanced violin techniques in rudimentary form, such as shifting and varied bow strokes.
Bärenreiter's Concert Pieces offer young string players a broad range of music suitable for lessons and recitals; from easy pieces for children to more demanding works for the advanced student.
The series is edited by Kurt Sassmannshaus, the internationally-renowned violin teacher and co-author of the Sassmannshaus violin school tradition. Each piece includes a preface that includes tips for successful first concerts. These editions form an ideal continuation of the Sassmannshaus violin school tradition and can be used in parallel from the third volume on wards or alongside any violin method.
Preparatory Trill Studies and Development of Double-Stopping for Violin, Op. 7
Preparatory Trill Studies and Development of Double-Stopping (Triller-Vorstudien and Entwicklung des Finger-Anschlags) for violin, op. 7. Exercises nos. 1-51. Otakar Sevcik. Edited by Jaroslav Foltyn. Published by Barenreiter.
For violin and piano. Originally for violin and orchestral. Ludwig van Beethoven. Edited by Jonathan Del Mar. Includes an urtext violin part and a supplementary violin part marked by Detlef Hahn. Published by Barenreiter.
Concerto no. 9 in A minor for violin and piano, op. 104. Originally for violin and orchestra. Charles August de Beriot. Edited by Kurt Sassmannshaus. Published as part of Barenreiter's Concert Pieces series.
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