Alan Bullard: Joining The Dots - Singing (Grade 5)

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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 5 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 5 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 5 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: 9781848497436
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 16 September 2015
No of pages: 32
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9781848497436

          Alan Bullard: Joining The Dots - Singing (Grade 5) reviews verified by reevooReevoo

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          Scores 8.5 out of 10 based on 2 reviews
          9 out of 10


          Bishopbriggs GB
          The rhythm exercises at the beginning of each page
          Reviewer left no comment
          Confirmed purchase: 20 June 2016
          Published on: 05 July 2016
          8 out of 10


          Barnstaple GB Peripatetic Music Teacher
          Logical approach, trains pupils to adopt a format as they tackle their sight reading.
          A dyspraxic pupil found it impossible to coordinate clapping and reading/singing together.
          Confirmed purchase: 12 October 2015
          Published on: 24 November 2015