Learn To Play The Violin - SONG BOOK 1 | Download Only

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Format:  100% Downloadable PDF 
Instrument:  Violin
Skill:  Complete Beginner
Type:  Song Book - 10 songs
Pages:  16
Series:  'Learn To Play The Violin' series.



Learn To Play The Violin - Song Book 1 follows on from the Violin Video Lessons 1-10, and before you go onto lesson 11 with book 2.

It contains 10 well known classical and original pieces that have been written and arranged especially to go with the Violin Video Lessons 1-10.

So, if you fancy playing a few more pieces at the level you are currently at, rather than hunt around for books that are either too hard or too easy, then this is the book for you!

The book contains 16 pages that can be printed out on single sheets, or will fit nicely printed out on both sides, the bound together as you see fit.

Pieces in this book: 

  1. Ode To Joy
  2. Country Gardens
  3. March
  4. Blue Danube
  5. Leaving For The Last Time
  6. Minuet in G
  7. Air from Water Music Suite
  8. Alla Hornpipe from Water Music Suite
  9. Frohlicher Landmann
  10. Sailors Hornpipe
Click HERE to watch the video demonstration that accompanies this book.


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14 Reviews

  • 5
    Perfect for advancing learners

    Posted by Jodie Green on 31st Aug 2018

    This book was perfect, not too easy and not too hard. It gives me practice on my timing, intonation, and sting crossings. With the video there is no more guessing if I am hitting the notes perfect or if my timing is off. I will definitely be buying song book 2.

  • 5
    Violin - song book 1

    Posted by Janet on 26th Aug 2018

    As a complete novice (bought my violin 5 days ago) this is fantastic. Hoping that I won’t be torturing the neighbours for too long!

  • 5
    Violin Songbook 1

    Posted by Adult Violin Student on 6th Aug 2018

    The songs in this book are wonderful. As a beginner adult student, playing “Mary Had a Little Lamb”, or along that line, was not going to keep my interest. These songs are a perfect selection. They are simple enought to learn from and advance through. The complexity is starts simple enough and they increase in complexity as you move forward, but not with huge leaps. There are tips in the back that Alison has identified as possible trouble spots. She explained the trouble spots and how to negotiate, just like the YouTube version.

    The song that Alison wrote is beautiful! It is a little beyond my capability right now, but I gave it a Shot because of all the songs, she plays them all in her YouTube, this is by far the most beautfiful of all the songs. I cannot wait to be able to play it and give it justice.

    Right now I have no instructor. I have been using Alison’s YouTube instruction and some scale books. The music store I visit is closed right now for vacation. I bought my violin last week. They re-open the end of this week. I will go in and sign up for lessons and get fitted for a better chin anf shoulder rest. My violin is the Mendini mv300. It sounds wonderful with the strings it came with, but I swapped them out for a better brand and it is much better now. The chin and shoulderests need replacing, though.

  • 5
    Song Book 1 Violin

    Posted by Kesley Brown on 29th Jul 2018

    Alison is amazing and the content is the exact difficulty I need!

  • 5
    Very good place to start the adventure of making happy noise

    Posted by igor on 23rd Jul 2018

    The online book and accompanying YouTube videos are very helpful in getting started with your adventure.
    I think that adding simple TAB on the first group of handouts would be helpful.
    I would be more than willing to recommend to any other newbies who have the interest.

  • 5
    A MUST buy

    Posted by Nacho on 15th Jul 2018

    I originally didn't intend on spending 10 dollars on music sheets as they can be easily obtained online. Nonetheless, I'm glad I did. The songs are optimized for beginners which is very helpful. 10/10

  • 5
    Great book

    Posted by Kathy on 2nd Jul 2018

    I love this book. Fast access with the download and print. Alison has done an amazing job for us newbies. I'm 61 and felt I was to old to learn. This collection of music eases you right into it, and before you know it you are playing the violin.

  • 5
    Just what I needed.

    Posted by Unknown on 16th Apr 2018

    I needed pieces at my level and that's exactly what these are. They are well known and the links to the tutorials help me know if I am playing them right.

  • 5

    Posted by chicoc3@aol.com on 18th Mar 2018

    I like the book as a beginner. Would like to see a copy of the book that identifies the note.

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