Improve Your Sight-reading! Double Bass, Grade 1-5 (A Workbook for Examinations). By John Davies and Paul Harris. For Bass. Book; Method/Instruction; String - Bass Studies or Collection. Faber Edition. Published by Faber Music (AP.12-057151149X).
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.