Paul Harris: Improve Your Sight-Reading! - Grade 3 Piano

Books | Piano

Publisher: Faber Music
Composer: Paul Harris
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor

Improve Your Sight-Reading! Grade 3 is part of the best-selling series by Paul Harris guaranteed to improve your sight-reading! This workbook helps the player overcome problems, by building up a complete picture of each piece, through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to specific technical issues, then by studying prepared pieces with associated questions, and finally ‘going solo’ with a series of meticulously-graded sight-reading pieces. This new edition has been completely re-written, with new exercises and pieces to support the Associated Board's new sight-reading requirements from 2009.

Improve Your Sight-Reading! will help you improve your reading ability, and with numerous practice tests included, will ensure sight-reading success in graded exams.

ISBN: 9780571533039
Published on: 01 October 2008
No of pages: 40
Language: English
Catalogue No: 0571533035

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        Paul Harris: Improve Your Sight-Reading! - Grade 3 Piano (2009 Edition) reviews verified by reevooReevoo

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        Scores 9.7 out of 10 based on 7 reviews
        10 out of 10


        Bangor County Down GB Qualified Piano Teacher
        Great for beginners
        I am not a beginner
        Confirmed purchase: 01 April 2015
        Published on: 23 April 2015
        10 out of 10


        Belfast GB Mature piano student
        Really excellent structured workbook for sight-reading.
        Reviewer left no comment
        Confirmed purchase: 08 November 2013
        Published on: 24 June 2014
        10 out of 10


        GB no
        loads of examples to try
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        Confirmed purchase: 07 January 2014
        Published on: 21 June 2014

        Musicroom Reviews

        Fantastic for ABRSM exams. Slowly builds up confidence without the last minute stress.
        Anonymous - (Solihull)
        Good practical method to sight reading for the exams
        Anonymous - (London, United Kingdom)
        This is the best series of sight reading books I have come across. The rhythmic exercises before each section are particularly useful for those trying to establish a constant pulse.
        Anonymous - (Christchurch, United Kingdom)
        I bought these on the recommendation of my teacher who was right - they do offer a useful method that helps with sight reading without being patronising.
        Anonymous - (Croydon, United Kingdom)
        This series of books is excellent. It is not a selection of sight reading pieces, it is a proper course. I have taught piano for 25 years and use them all the time. They are particularly good for people who struggle with sight reading and need to have their confidence built up.
        Anonymous - (Radlett, United Kingdom)
        The intro says that sight reading needn't be difficult! Maybe not, but this publication didn't quite offer the advice I was looking for. Nicely structured and I'm sure it HAS helped my sight reading (well, it couldn't make it any worse) but sometimes it seems to ask a lot of questions without providing any answers. I am teaching myself piano and was hoping for something more. I'm sure it would be a very useful tool when used in conjunction with a teacher (which perhaps is the norm for most people)?
        Anonymous - (Margate, United Kingdom)
        This book was recommended to me by my piano teacher and I am very pleased with it. It is a well laid out book which takes you through the process of sightreading in a logical and progressive manner, and explains the technique involved in learning good sightreading. There are a series of exercises to practise followed by a test piece at the end. My only comment is that you have to be disciplined enough not to practise the test piece in advance, but this is not a criticism of the book as it would be impossible to do anything about it, and self discipline is a good quality to encourage!
        Anonymous - (Penrith, United Kingdom)
        Excellent!!! This is perfect for the budding piano player who wants to improve sight reading. The series flows through a natural progression from basic tips and exercises to full exam style prepared pieces that gets you sight reading quickly and proficiently in no time at all.
        Anonymous - (Sunderland, United Kingdom)
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        Anonymous - (Plymouth, United Kingdom)