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Specimen Sight-Singing Tests

Specimen Sight-Singing Tests

  • Author: ABRSM
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781860969584
  • Category: Music
  • Page: 24
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This volume contains valuable practice material for candidates preparing for the Grades 15 ABRSM Singing exams. Contains specimen tests for the new sight-singing requirements from 2009, representative of the technical level expected in the exam.

Violin Specimen Sight Reading Tests 1-5

Violin Specimen Sight Reading Tests 1-5

  • Author: ABRSM
  • Publisher: Abrsm (Publishing) Limited
  • ISBN: 9781848493469
  • Category: Sight-reading (Music)
  • Page: 31
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This volume contains valuable practice material for candidates preparing for ABRSM Violin exams, Grades 15. Includes many specimen tests for the revised sight-reading requirements from 2012, written in attractive and approachable styles and representative of the technical level expected in the exam.

Specimen Aural Tests

Specimen Aural Tests

From 2011

  • Author: ABRSM
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781848492530
  • Category: Ear training
  • Page: 27
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'Specimen Aural Tests' provide teachers and students with many practice examples of the tests to use as part of a music lesson or when preparing for an exam. This volume covers Grade 6 and also includes the examiner rubrics (the exact words that will be used by the examiner to deliver the tests).

Guitar Specimen Sight-Reading Tests (from 2009)

Guitar Specimen Sight-Reading Tests (from 2009)

  • Author: ABRSM
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781860967443
  • Category: Guitar music
  • Page: 16
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This volume contains valuable practice material for candidates preparing for the ABRSM Guitar exams, Grades 18. The book is written in attractive and approachable styles and representative of the technical level expected in the exams.

Sightsinging

Sightsinging

The Complete Method for Singers

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • ISBN: 1476857822
  • Category: Music
  • Page: 160
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(Musicians Institute Press). This book designed from core curriculum programs at the famous Musicians Institute in Los Angeles is a comprehensive source of sightsinging fundamentals. It covers major and minor scales, modes, the blues, arpeggios, chromaticism, rhythm and counting, and includes professional lead sheets and over 300 examples & exercises.

Sight Singing Made Simple

Sight Singing Made Simple

An Audio Course for Group Or Self Study

  • Author: David Bauguess
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • ISBN: 9780793599738
  • Category: Music
  • Page: 46
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This easy-to-use audio course for self or small group study is a step-by-step introduction to music reading skills. From the creator of The Jenson Sight Singing Course, this resource will be an effective tool for building student confidence and skill. Includes exercises on reading note and rest values, meter, echo drills, reading pitch from syllable letters and notes on the staff, movement by step and skip, key signatures, and clef signs. Available: Book, Cassette, CD, Book/CST Pak, Book/CD Pak, Book/CST Intro Pak (5 Books, 1 Cassette), Book/CD Intro Pak (5 Books, 1 CD). For Gr. 4-9.

Specimen sight-reading tests for clarinet

Specimen sight-reading tests for clarinet

Grades 6-8

  • Author: ABRSM
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781854728913
  • Category: Clarinet
  • Page: 24
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The volumes in this series provide much useful practice material for candidates preparing for ABRSM exams. At each grade a number of tests are provided, each representative of the technical level expected in the examination and exploring a variety of keys, styles and moods.

Cello Specimen Sight Reading Tests 1-5

Cello Specimen Sight Reading Tests 1-5

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Abrsm (Publishing) Limited
  • ISBN: 9781848493506
  • Category: Cello
  • Page: 31
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Joining the Dots

Joining the Dots

A Fresh Approach to Piano Sight-Reading

  • Author: Alan Bullard
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781860969768
  • Category: Piano
  • Page: 32
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Joining the Dots offers pianists lots of material to help build confidence and skill in sight-reading. The series helps students improve their sense of keyboard geography, helping them to read new music more quickly and easily. The five books cover the requirements for ABRSM's sight-reading tests at each of Grades 1 to 5.

Specimen sight-reading tests for violin

Specimen sight-reading tests for violin

  • Author: Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (Great Britain)
  • Publisher: Associated Board of the Royal School of Music
  • ISBN: 9781860960291
  • Category: Sight-reading (Music)
  • Page: 24
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Presenting specimen sight-reading tests, this work provides practice material for candidates preparing for early-grade practical exams. The tests are representative of the technical level expected in the exam and explore different keys, styles and tempi.

300 Progressive Sight Reading Exercises for Cello

300 Progressive Sight Reading Exercises for Cello

  • Author: Robert Anthony
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • ISBN: 9781505887426
  • Category:
  • Page: 88
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First and foremost: THIS IS NOT A METHOD BOOK. It is precisely what it says it is: 300 Progressive Sight Reading Exercises! Volume One is comprised of 300 progressive eight-bar exercises that cover the keys of C Major, F Major, G Major, A Minor, D Minor and E Minor. Time signatures include 4/4 (Common Time), 3/4, 2/4, 6/8, and 2/2 (Cut Time). The remaining key signatures, additional time signatures, tempo markings and dynamics markings will be covered in future volumes. All of the exercises are eight measures long. If one has done any study of formal analysis, they will find that eight measures is a typical 'period' of music and usually contains two, four-bar phrases (also typical in length). For example, many sonatinas, jazz standards, and pop songs use "32 Bar Form" (A A B A), "Binary Form" (A B), and "Ternary Form" (A B A), with each section often being eight bars. Thus, eight measures (one period of music) makes the perfect length for sight-reading studies in my opinion. How to use this book: Start where the exercises begin and work across the book - from exercise 1, 5, 9, 13 and so on until you get to a point where the music challenges you and then mark your ending point. The next practice, play exercises 2, 6, 10, 14, and so on... The next: 3, 7, 11, 15 and so on, and finally 4, 8, 12, 16, and so on. If you want to work at your "break point" (the point in the book where you can no longer play musically), work DOWN the page instead of across the pages. Note: This book is also available in a LARGE PRINT version that for printing purposes had to be divided into two books. If you have poor vision or want this book to be easy to SEE on an electronic device, you might prefer the Large Print Version. "These books differ from conventional 'methods' in that technical and theoretical instructions have been omitted, in the belief that these are more appropriately left for the teacher to explain to the student." - Bela Bartok, Mikrokosmos. I whole-heartedly agree with Bartok's sentiment and if music teachers would ask their students what they like least (or hate the most) about typical lessons, it is the method books that win this contest EVERY TIME. I have completely eliminated method books from my own teaching practice and have much happier and more productive students than ever. While this book is intended to train sight-reading skills, it may also be used by beginners or those new to reading to acquire basic reading skills, but it assumes one either has a teacher or can at least find C on their instrument. It starts at a very basic level (only three notes) and adds a new note, rhythm, or concept every four exercises and thoroughly reinforces them throughout the rest of the book. Next, the music's composition is a slave to its function: The purpose of the books is to train reading skill, and the exercises keep challenging the range that has been established by previous exercises as well as less-than-convenient intervalic skips. They are composed from a 'music-first' perspective, as opposed to an 'instrument-first' perspective, and are purposely composed to be difficult to memorize. For example, the first exercises begin on C because they are in the key of C, and then go on to sometimes start and end on different scale degrees of the same key. Those familiar with the Fundamental Modes will likely recognize what they are hearing, but those unfamiliar with these modes will likely be hearing something that sounds a bit different, or odd, until their ears acclimate to these sounds. I see many students go through this process with altered dominants and augmented triads as well. Additionally, a 20th-century composition technique (Bartok, Stravinsky) - Serial Composition - has also been used on several of the pieces, so if your ears are unfamiliar with this type of music, you might at first be uncomfortable with what you are hearing.

Singing Prep Test

Singing Prep Test

  • Author: Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (Great Britain),Lin Marsh
  • Publisher: ABRSM Exam Pieces
  • ISBN: 9781860963759
  • Category: Singing
  • Page: 16
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The Singing Prep Test is designed to be taken by singers who have been learning for a few terms. It enables pupils to practise and demonstrate important musical skills, such as sense of pitch and rhythm, clear diction, accuracy and quality of tone. This book contains specially-commissioned pieces as well as everything else needed to take the test.

Improve Your Sight-Reading. Piano

Improve Your Sight-Reading. Piano

  • Author: Paul Harris
  • Publisher: Faber Music Limited
  • ISBN: 9780571533084
  • Category: Piano
  • Page: 40
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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.

Trinity Rock & Pop Exams

Trinity Rock & Pop Exams

Vocals Grade 1

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780857362551
  • Category: Popular music
  • Page: 35
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Improve Your Sight-Singing!

Improve Your Sight-Singing!

  • Author: Paul Harris
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780571539475
  • Category:
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Violin Sightreading

Violin Sightreading

  • Author: Doreen Smith
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780193588516
  • Category: Music
  • Page: 28
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for violin Brush up on your sight-reading skills with this book, which is perfect for festival preparation.