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Passamezzo Method Book 1 Tenor viol 

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Designed for beginners and non-string players, this innovative method is filled with irresistible tunes from the Renaissance and Baroque periods that engage and inspire the learner. Experience the joy of playing early music faster with this novel approach to learning the viola da gamba.

BOOK 1 – Getting Started

In Book 1 you will explore the beauty of the viol and how it works:

  • sitting with the viol
  • resting the bow in your left hand
  • plucking open strings with the left and right hands
  • making sounds with the bow on open strings
  • playing different rhythms with the bow
  • fingering notes and plucking melodies
  • combining the left-hand notes while bowing on the string
  • playing fluidly in 1st position with simple note sequences
  • playing on the top three strings

NB This book is in alto clef