- Note reading is introduced from the beginning.
- Ensemble playing is encouraged from the very beginning.
- Songs and Scales in different positions are easily explained and mastered.
- Large print notes and text as well as many colorful illustrations are particulary child-friendly and very attractive to pre-school and school aged children. Illustrations by Charlotte Panowsky.
Holger Sassmannshaus is a double bass player with the Niederrheinische Sinfoniker in Mönchengladbach/Krefeld. He also teaches the double bass and performs with several other ensembles. J. Peter Close is a teacher for violoncello and double bass in Munich.