This FREE cheat sheet is great to print out and hand to beginning string students: violin, viola, cello, and bass. I asked my students to keep this in their music folder so that they can reference it during rehearsal and when theyre practicing at home.
This particular instrument appears to be made of glass. When I played my viola, the instrument and the music emanating from it seemed to take on a life of its own. <--- Thats what the last person said, I completely agree, but I play the violin