It's never too early to encourage good sight-reading in young players. This book is designed to lay the foundations at the most fundamental level, especially in the context of graded exams. Adopting the proven, systematic formula of the highly-acclaimed Improve Your Sight-Reading! series, it shows the player how to build a complete picture of each piece and, therefore, to approach fresh material with confidence.
Now more than ever, the ability to sight-read fluently is an essential part of the pianist's training, whether playing alone, as an accompanist or with ensemble. This workbook is designed to help overcome the nerves that can cause sight-reading problems. Step by step it helps the player to create a complete picture of each piece, first through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to specific problems, then by the study of prepared pieces with associated questions for the student to answer, then finally to the real, unprepared sight-reading test itself. Check-boxes for each stage allow both teacher and pupil to keep a record of progress.
Now more than ever, the ability to sight-read fluently is an essential part of the pianist's training, whether playing alone, as an accompanist or with ensemble. This workbook is designed to help overcome the nerves that can cause sight-reading problems. Step by step it helps the player create a complete picture of each piece, first through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to specific problems, then by the study of prepared pieces with associated questions for the student to answer, then finally to the real, unprepared sight-reading test itself. Check-boxes for each stage allow both teacher and pupil to evaluate progress.
The best-selling Improve Your Sight-Reading! series by renowned educationalist Paul Harris has now been extended to offer a series of editions supporting the Trinity College London sight-reading criteria. The books have been specifically written to reflect Trinity's parameters for each grade and contain new material throughout. Designed to help you overcome all your sight-reading problems, these books follow the same progressive format as previous editions: technical aspects are introduced step by step, firstly through rhythmic and melodic exercises, then by studying prepared pieces with associated questions, and finally "going solo" with a series of meticulously graded sight-reading pieces.
A Piece a Week, Grade 1 is ideal to be used alongside the Improve Your Sight-Reading! graded piano books to support and improve the reading skills so fundamental to successful sight-reading. These fun, short pieces are specifically written to be learned one per week. By continually reading accessible new repertoire, the crucial processing of information and hand-eye coordination are established and improved, developing confident sight-reading.
Improve Your Sight-Reading! Teacher's Book (Piano Grades 1-5) provides teachers with a range of meticulously graded, progressive sight-reading tests to use in lessons. Specifically written to work alongside the best-selling Improve Your Sight-reading! graded series for pupils, it mirrors the introduction of key concepts and technical issues in the pupils' books. By renowned educationalist Paul Harris, the book also contains useful notes, hints, and tips for teachers.
The best-selling Improve Your Sight-Reading! series, by renowned educationalist Paul Harris, is designed to help you overcome all your sight-reading problems, especially in the context of graded exams. This collection of duets for pre-grade 1 to grade 1 gives players a chance to practice their sight-reading skills with another player (the second parts are easily playable by other students or teachers). As well as providing a fun break from solo sight-reading practice, these duets will help develop a strong sense of rhythm and the all-important ability to 'keep going'. Complete with associated questions to help prepare each piece. Carefully paced to be used alongside the best-selling Improve Your Sight-reading! series.
Helps the player overcome problems, by building up a picture of each piece, through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to specific technical issues, then by studying prepared pieces with associated questions, and finally 'going solo' with a series of sight-reading pieces.
Carl Haffner: Die Fledermaus. Operette in drei Aufzügen Die Fledermaus ist eine berühmtesten Operetten von Johann Strauß, sie wird regelmäßig an großen internationalen Opernhäusern inszeniert. Der eingängig ironische Ton des Librettos von Carl Haffner hat großen Anteil an dem bis heute währenden Erfolg. Komponiert von Johann Strauß. Libretto in Zusammenarbeit mit Richard Genée. Uraufführung am 05.04.1874, Theater an der Wien, Wien. Vollständige Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2013. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Johann Strauß: Die Fledermaus. Operette in drei Aufzügen, Text nach H. Meilhac und L. Halévy von C. Haffner und Richard Genée, hg. v. Wilhelm Zentner, Stuttgart: Reclam, 1976. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgeführt. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Hogarth, William: Das Gefängnis,1735. Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 11 pt.
Helps the player overcome problems, by building up a complete picture of each piece, through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to specific technical issues, then by studying prepared pieces with associated questions, and finally 'going solo' with a series of meticulously-graded sight-reading pieces.
Sight Reading Success is a new and exciting approach to learning the invaluable skill of sight reading. It follows the sight reading requirements of ABRSM piano exams (as revised in 2009), but is also suitable for other exam boards and for any pianists wishing to improve their sight reading ability.
Now more than ever, the ability to sight-read fluently is an essential part of the pianist's training, whether playing alone, as an accompanist or with ensemble. This workbook is designed to help overcome the nerves that can cause sight-reading problems. Step by step it helps the player create a complete picture of each piece, first through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to specific problems, then by the study of prepared pieces with associated questions for the student to answer, then finally to the real, unprepared sight-reading test itself. Check-boxes for each stage allow both teacher and pupil to evaluate progress.
Helps the player overcome problems, by building up a complete picture of each piece, through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to specific technical issues, then by studying prepared pieces with associated questions, and finally 'going solo' with a series of meticulously-graded sight-reading pieces.
Now more than ever, the ability to sight-read fluently is an essential part of the training of musicians of any instrument. This workbook is designed to help young musicians overcome the nerves that often cause sight-reading problems, by giving them thorough technical grounding as well as confidence boosting strategies. This book is designed especially for double bass players working for the Grades 1-5 examinations (elementary to intermediate level). Step by step it helps the player to build up a complete picture of each piece, first through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to specific problems, then by the study of a prepared piece with associated questions for the student to answer, then finally to the real, unprepared sight-reading test itself.
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Sight Reading Success is a new and exciting approach to learning the invaluable skill of sight reading. It follows the sight reading requirements of ABRSM piano exams (as revised in 2009), but is also suitable for other exam boards and for any pianists wishing to improve their sight reading ability.

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