Joining the Dots for Guitar Grade 1. (A Fresh Approach to Sight-Reading). By Alan Bullard / Richard Wright. For Guitar. Joining The Dots offers guitarists lots of material to help build confidence and skill in sight- building. The series brings together a range of activities to help students improve their sense of fingerboard grography, helping them to read new music more . Education. Grade 1. Sheet Music. 32 pages. Published by ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) (PE.9781848494336).
ISBN 9781848494336. Education.
The five books cover the requirements for ABRSM sight-reading tests at each of Grades 1 to 5, and include: >>--> many short, characterful pieces to sight-read, in a range of approachable musical styles >>--> warm-up and technical exercises, to establish basic hand shapes and finger patterns within each key >>--> simple improvisation exercises in which students can explore musical ideas and familiarize themselves with with the "feel" of each key >>--> longer solo pieces, and some duets and trios, for additional sight-reading practice, to learn quickly, and play through for fun.