World's Largest Sheet Music Selection

20728538
20728538
20728538

Sight-singing exercises for two-part choirs vol. 1A - quarters, halves, wholes

By Nicholas Palmer

Be the first! Write a Review
https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/sight-singing-exercises-for-two-part-choirs-vol-1a-quarters-halves-wholes-digital-sheet-music/20728538

Choir, SA, TB - Easy/Beginner - Digital Download
Composed by Nicholas Palmer. Method, Classroom, General Instructional. Score. 24 pages. Published by Nicholas Palmer Music (S0.350529).

Item Number: S0.350529

The purpose of this series of sight-singing exercise books is to give choir directors supplemental materials with which to strengthen the reading skills of singers.

These exercises may be used in a variety of ways, starting with unison choir, then two part, then switching parts, etc… to maximize the exercises’ content. No texts are provided, so that the singers may use neutral syllables to focus on tone, or solfege, numbers, or rhythm syllables, depending on the system the teacher uses.

This volume contains the first 10 exercises of “Volume 1”, and then 10 more exercises that use only longer note values. Since Volume 1 also covers eighth note and sixteenth note rhythms and some compound meters, I decided to provide a volume with only the longer note values and then restructure the collection in the following way: in each series of volumes, A includes only longer note values, B introduces eighths and sixteenths, C introduces compound meter, and D introduces melodic minor.

Volume 1 (ABCD)- Diatonic Seconds
Volume 2 (ABCD) - Diatonic Thirds
Volume 3 (ABCD) - 1-5-1, octave leaps
Volume 4 (ABCD) - Fourths
Volume 5 (ABCD) - Fifths
Volume 6 (ABCD) - Sixths
Volume 7 (ABCD) - Sevenths
Volume 8 (ABCD) - Chromatic intervals

In general, the exercises give some direction for articulation, dynamics, and tempo.  Though these are optional, the more notation detail the singers pay attention to, the greater their skill will be in reading all the notation on the page.  In some cases, vagueness in these instructions leaves opportunities for singers to decide how to articulate, what tempo might be appropriate, and how loud or soft to sing.

If you discover any errors, please notify me, and then give your singers a chance to figure out what the error is!

 

Nick Palmer
www.nicholaspalmer.com
nicholasdpalmer@gmail.com

 


About SMP Press

This product was created by a member of SMP Press, our global community of independent composers, arrangers, and songwriters. Our independent musicians have created unique compositions and arrangements for the Sheet Music Plus community, many of which are not available anywhere else.

Click here to see more titles from these independent creators and to learn more about SMP Press.

Please note this product may not be eligible for all sales, promotions or coupons offered through Sheet Music Plus - please check promotional details for specifics.

About Digital Downloads

Digital Downloads are downloadable sheet music files that can be viewed directly on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Once you download your digital sheet music, you can view and print it at home, school, or anywhere you want to make music, and you don’t have to be connected to the internet. Just purchase, download and play!

PLEASE NOTE: Your Digital Download will have a watermark at the bottom of each page that will include your name, purchase date and number of copies purchased. You are only authorized to print the number of copies that you have purchased. You may not digitally distribute or print more copies than purchased for use (i.e., you may not print or digitally distribute individual copies to friends or students).

Buy Together

$7.99

20% off
+

$7.95

Buy both for $15.94

[ { "catalogRefId":"20728538", "quantity":"1" }, { "catalogRefId":"19747510", "quantity":"1" } ]
AddtoCart Digital
19747510
Close X

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy

I am a music teacher.