Sight-Read It for Strings

Sight-Read It for Strings
Improving Reading and Sight-Reading Skills in the String Classroom or Studio

By Andrew H. Dabczynski, Richard Meyer, and Bob Phillips Violin Book Item: 00-25259
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A comprehensive supplement for classroom or studio in a unique format, Sight-Read It for Strings will develop consistent reading habits and improve sight-reading for violin, viola, cello and bass students. Using a non-sequential unit format, materials are flexible and can be individualized.

Sight-Read It for Strings develops consistent reading habits by addressing:
-Counting System
-Identification of musical and non-musical cues
-Identification of musical patterns
-Awareness of the music page layout (the "road map")
-Special reading issues not necessarily related to notes

Sample Pages


Sight Reading Checklist
Counting Systems
Unit 1
Dotted Quarter and Eighth Notes
Special: "Road Maps"
Ensemble: Men of Harlech March
Unit 2
Long Notes
Special: Subdividing
Ensemble: Theme from Symphony No. 1
Unit 3
Special: Dynamics
Ensemble: Theme and Variation on "Spring"
Unit 4
Special: Meter Changes and Conducting
Ensemble: Mixed-Up Bach
Unit 5
Note Values: Long to Short and Short to Long
Special: Bowings and Articulations
Ensemble: Noel's Galliard
Unit 6
Conjunct (Stepwise) Interval Patterns
Special: Accompaniment Patterns
Ensemble: Old Joe Clark
Unit 7
Disjunct (Skipping) Interval Patterns
Special: Accidentals and Key Changes
Ensemble: Bugle-Call Blues
Special Page: E and C Strings

Additional Information

Composed by: Andrew H. Dabczynski
Author: Richard Meyer, Bob Phillips
Instrument: Violin
Format: Book
Instrumentation: Violin
Page Count: 32
Item Number: 00-25259
ISBN 10: 0-7390-3970-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-3970-0
UPC: 038081271422

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