* An approach based on self-learning and recognition of rhythmic and melodic patterns. * Original tunes, rather than abstract sight-reading exercises. * 214 carefully graded pieces in a range of musical styles. * Eight sections ranging from open strings to 3rd position. * Each section concludes with a set of duets and accompanied pieces for practice of ensemble sight-reading. * Tunes progress towards all key signatures up to three sharps and flats. * Preliminary towards grade 5.