Easy Songs for Shifting in the First Five Positions for Violin
Title: Easy Songs for Shifting in the First Five Positions for Violin, By Kinnard, Kathryn Bird, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.
This book introduces violinists to 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th positions-all while taking the monotony out of learning. All the melodies included in this book are catchy and easily memorized, utilizing repetition as the method of teaching each shift. In the beginning of each new position, fingerings are provided, but are gradually dropped as the student is expected to learn them. Great for both group classes and private instruction, this book will be sought after by all violin teachers and their students.