Alan Bullard: Joining The Dots - Singing (Grade 1)

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Publisher: ABRSM Publishing
Author: Alan Bullard
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
Alan Bullard’s bestselling Joining The Dots series now includes this book for Grade 1 that helps to develop sight-reading skills for singers. By working through a vast number of creative exercises and pieces, students can prepare for those all-important ABRSM Singing Grade 1 exams. The books can also be used to build confidence in musicianship classes, as a resource for choirs or audition preparation.

Joining The Dots Singing covers the requirements for ABRSM’s sight-singing tests at Grade 1 and includes:

  • Workouts along with simple songs, to build the required rhythm and pitch skills for that specific grade
  • Characterful pieces to sight-sing, in a range of approachable musical styles
  • Simple improvisation exercises in which students can explore ideas and develop their sense of rhythm and key
  • Songs and rounds to sing with others, for additional sight-singing practice or to learn quickly and sing for fun

Alan Bullard is a composer and ABRSM examiner. He studied at the Royal College of Music and the University of Nottingham, and taught in further and higher education for many years. He has written many songs and choral works, and his music is widely performed and appears on a number of recordings.
ISBN: 9781848497399
Skill Level: Easy Explain this
Published on: 16 September 2015
No of pages: 32
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9781848497399

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          A great update on the previous white books especially for children as the layout is clear and uncluttered. The page-by-page "workouts are great for covering in a lesson and week's practice. Ideal for singers learning alongside another instrument (already familiar with crotchets, stave etc.)
          Not ideal as a very first "primer" as it goes straight into reading several note values at once, but this could be soon absorbed by quick learners.
          Confirmed purchase: 05 October 2015
          Published on: 23 October 2015