Eta Cohen: Violin Method Book 1 - Student's Book

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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Violin (VLN)
Composer: Eta Cohen
Series: Cohen Violin Method
Catalogue #: NOV916136
ISBN: 9780853602231


The highly respected, best-selling violin course in four volumes.

This book is divided into 30 'steps'. There is no inflexible rule about the speed at which pupils should progress - it will vary according to ability and size of class. Each stage should be thoroughly assimilated and understood before moving forward.

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Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 2 reviews
10 out of 10


Moreton in Marsh GB
A very good comprehensive and enjoyable tutor with melodies tha itis a pleasure to learn.
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Confirmed purchase: 14 April 2014
Published on: 07 November 2014
8 out of 10

Confirmed purchaser

Set out in a way that works well as a beginner. Chooses exercises and pieces that are in a great order for learning notes and technique.
The book looks a bit old fashioned. (Pictures are very dated and it could do with a splash of colour to make it more interesting for a young child)
Confirmed purchase: 02 September 2014
Published on: 16 September 2014

Musicroom Reviews

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Customer Rating I had just been taking violin lessons for a year. When I knew about this book I brought it and found it very interesting, it helped me better than the ones I had been using before. As the author says, it is also useful for adults, like me.
m. irene anglada

Customer Rating I find it a really useful resource, especially for older children and adults. It is well structured and provides a very solid introduction. If I have any criticism it is that it is beginning to show it's age slightly and can seem a little dry, but really as a first tutor book, I don't think you can go far wrong.
Anna Woodward

Customer Rating When I first started to learn the violin, I was taught with the Eta Cohen method - I am now using them to teach students myself. They're great fun and I can thoroughly recommend the series!

Customer Rating I have tried using this book with pupils, but find it very dry, and with nowhere near enough music on the G and E strings (after all, these are the hardest notes to read for most people, so they need the practice) - in fact the pieces seem to be heavily biased towards the D string notes.

My pupils also disliked the books - the lack of colour, lack of humour, lack of explanations, and the crammed together look of the pages.

I also feel that many of the pieces are not violinistic - they cannot comfortably be played well by a beginner.

Try Hey Presto or Fiddle Time instead!
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Customer Rating I imagine this would be a good book if you have teacher to go through the exercise. For example, it does not illustrate which is string D.
I think it would be fair to say that the book assumes prior rudiments of musical knowledge.

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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: Not specified
Format: Instrumental Tutor
Length: 32 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Novello & Co Ltd.

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