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  • Violin for Beginners

  • An Essential Guide to Reading Music and Playing Melodious Violin Songs
  • By: David Bailey
  • Narrated by: Ben Herold
  • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Music
  • 4.0 out of 5 stars (1 rating)

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Summary

The violin is often described as the hardest instrument to learn. It's an instrument of such fine technique and precision that it often requires years of practice before being able to play a song well. If you're reading this, you already know that. You know that playing the violin is hard, it's even harder to learn, and you're not discouraged by the idea.

Even though the violin can be hard to learn, it's still a beautiful instrument with a sound that mesmerizes most people who hear it for the first time. There's a reason why most orchestra arrangements have a violin as the center of the musical piece; their beautiful sound evokes feelings in even the disinterested listener. The sound is just too beautiful to ignore, which is probably what brought you here.

With all of this in mind, it's no wonder you're interested in learning how to play the violin. You'll find expensive tutors and music academies for which you probably don't have the time in these modern ages. With most violin tutors available to you, as well as most information available online, you don't know who to trust or what to believe. You wish to have a clear and safe path ahead of you before you take the leap of faith and buy yourself a new violin. This situation is more common than it seems, and the answer lies right here in this audiobook.

In this audiobook you’ll learn:

  • The basics of music notation
  • Time and rhythm
  • Tempo and how to keep proper time
  • Scales
  • Playing techniques
  • And much more!

This audiobook is designed to take you from an absolute absence of musical knowledge to enough knowledge to read a music sheet and play it on your violin. It has all the basic knowledge taught in strict music academies, as well as everything that you need to learn about the violin and the right way to play it.

Whether you want to play the violin for your family, your friends, for yourself, or any other reason, this audiobook will set you on the right path so that you can progress from amateur to a complete, well-rounded violin player.

©2020 David Bailey (P)2020 David Bailey

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Great Book

Very little memorization is required. This book has helped me tremendously understand what the frets mean on the violin.

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  • 07-01-21

Appreciating stuff.

If you are a beginner in machine learning with Violin for Beginners then get this book. This book will teach you decibel that. Appreciating stuff.

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  • Veronica Holm
  • 06-01-21

Helpful guide

I own his books, as well as several of his books and my experience has been wonderful with all of them. If you're not familiar with his work, check it out. You won’t be disappointed!

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  • Conley Victoria
  • 03-01-21

Excellent content

The content does start from the beginning and makes no assumptions, which makes this a great book. Everything is based on the piano and guitar which keeps concepts simple although I wish there were audio examples of content, for example, scales, chords, variations

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  • Nicholas
  • 02-01-21

Great grab

I listened to a bunch of forums and most advice didn't sink in. so I searched around and found this. What a great reference!

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  • Betty
  • 01-01-21

Useful book!

This provided a great intro to music production. I am pretty new to the subject. Will try it out!

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  • tina
  • 31-12-20

Music Production

This is a solid audiobook for beginners to Music Production. Finally, something that is concise and a breeze to audio.

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  • Laura
  • 30-12-20

Informative

I was looking for music production information for audio in my spare time. I got this to listen to in the car since my time is limited. This is an easy approach to produce music for the beginner.

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  • Kristopher Gillispie
  • 29-12-20

Just starting to use it. So far like it.

Just starting to use it. So far so good. It is easy to understand. I bought this audiobook for my son. It has helped him a great deal with his music studies, he wants to be a rockstar!

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  • Hosmer
  • 28-12-20

Highly recommended

I really loved this Violin for Beginners book. I found it extremely hard to put the book down a couple of Effective Strategies. It is really worth it.

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  • David
  • 27-12-20

Helpful guide

The author has done a great job. It is very informative to all the users. The audio version is best to learn quickly.