What's Different About The Singing Violin?

From the Preface:

The violin, more than any other instrument, closely resembles the human voice. The accomplished violinist "sings" with the instrument, responding to musical impulses from within just as a singer does. From the start, the young violinist should think of music as song and of violin playing as more than the mere mechanics of arms and fingers.

Among the advantages of The Singing Violin method: