This book is an introductory violin method for the absolute beginner. Starting with open string letters and songs with simple finger numbers, the book progresses to short exercises and familiar songs with large, easy-to-read notes to get the student to play as much as possible. Useful for all ages, Learning the Violin, Book One is especially helpful with younger beginners or students who struggle with note-reading. This book can be studied in private lessons, in single-string classes, or in mixed-string classes, along withLearning the Viola, Book One, Learning the Cello, Book One, and Learning the Bass, Book One. A Score and Piano Accompaniment is also available. This book could be studied along with The Open String Book for Violin and could be followed by Learning the Violin, Book Two.