Early Start on the Viola, Volume 1, by Egon & Kurt Sassmanshaus, publisher Barenreiter
- (English language edition)
-Large print notes and texts as well as many colorful illustrations are ideal for pre-school as well as school children.
- - Note reading is emphasized from the first lesson, encouraging ensemble playing from the very beginning.
- - Songs and scales in different positions are easily mastered within the first year of playing to ensure that children are not confined to first position playing.
- - Advanced viola techniques such as varied bow strokes and shifting are introduced in a basic form