The ABCs of Violin for the Absolute Beginner DVD features Janice Tucker Rhoda, the Author of the ABCs of Violin! This is a Violin Training DVD for Young Students, Beginner Adults, New Teachers and Parents wishing to help their children practice at home. This DVD is a powerful supplement to The ABCs of Violin for the Absolute Beginner Book 1 as well as any other method in the market. It covers all the basic, essential points of starting on the instrument! DVD Features Basic Music-note Reading, Left Hand and Finger positions, Right Arm and Bow Hold, Easy Play-along with Mary had a Little Lamb and A Major Scale. Performance and Play-along pieces from The ABCs of Violin for the Absolute Beginner, Book 1 including Beethovens Ode to Joy, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Arkansas Traveler, A Shakespeare Play, Home on the Range plus more melodies you know and love. Other Highlights include: Parts of the Violin and Bow, Tuning, Attaching the Shoulder Rest, Playing and Rest Positions, About the Mute, About Pizzicato, About the Bow and Rosin, About Finger Graphs, Counting and the Metronome, About Vibrato and Shifting Left-hand Positions, Helpful Hints for Instrument Maintenance, List of Recommended Accessories, Performance Pieces from ABCs of Violin Advanced Books!