The third volume emphasises duet playing in a great variety of keys and rhythms and musical styles. Different finger patterns and strokes are thoroughly practiced.
The original German violin method was first published in 1976. The author Egon Sassmannshaus is one of the most experienced and renowned violin pedagogues in Germany .
For the new English edition his son Kurt Sassmannshaus worked as co-author and adapted his father’s successful method for English-speaking children. The combined knowledge and experience of father and son make the four volumes of the Sassmannshaus Tradition the most thoroughly researched and thought-through beginner violin method in the world.
“…this is an imaginative set, and well worth acquiring.”
(ARCO – UK ESTA, Spring 2009)