Barenreiter BA9689 - The Sassmannshaus Tradition Early Start on the Viola Vol 4. A viola method for children. This fourth volume includes technical exercises that address issues of shifting and position changing. Volume four also presents a collection of enjoyable pieces that reinforce the student's progress. The finger patterns and scales will be familiar to the student from previous volumes. In this way, the technical challenges can first be managed without the added burden of new material.