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Grade 6-12
33m

Basic Sight Reading: The Fundamentals

by Liza W. | Music

5 Lessons 33:03
  1. 1. Identifying the Basics 7:14
  2. 2. Time Signatures 4:59
  3. 3. Key Signatures and Fingering Patterns 13:16
  4. 4. Motion 2:58
  5. 5. Intervals/Direction 4:36

Grade 6-12

33m


About the course

Sight reading is one of the most important skills a musician can develop. Assess what to glean in sheet music, read time signatures, identify key signatures, and evaluate intervals.

Do you know how to read sheet music? Improve your skills with Basic Sight Reading.

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Basics of Sight Reading

Course overview

1

Identifying the Basics

Students will learn to recognize what to play by finding the melody, bass,and accompanimental texture.

2

Time Signatures

Students will learn the basic time signatures and how to hear/ID them.

3

Key Signatures and Fingering Patterns

Students will learn the first few key signatures and fingering patterns.

4

Motion

Students will learn and identify which direction the sounds are going.

5

Intervals/Direction

Students will learn the distance between notes and ID Intervals.

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Quiz

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Tags:

  • Key Signatures
  • Music
  • Music Theory
  • Reading Music
  • Time Signature

Recommended Materials

  • Keyboard
  • Keyboard Printout for Fingerings

Instructor

Liza is a classical pianist, organist, and keyboardist who regularly performs internationally. She has been a long-time affiliate at many music organizations including Columbia University, New York University, Interlochen Arts Camp, and Westchester Conservatory of Music.

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