John Kember

Sight-Reading 1

A fresh approach

for: Piano

Music lesson book

Item no.173708
Author/ComposerJohn Kember
Levelvery easy
Languagesgerman, english, french
Scope52 pages; 23 × 31 cm
Release year2004
Publisher/ProducerSchott Music
Producer No.ED 12736
15.50 €
In stock. Delivery time: 1–2 working days (Germany )
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This book of pieces aims to establish good practice and provide an early introduction to the essential skill of sight-reading. In Part 1 the basic keys of C, G, F and D major and A and D minor are explored while keeping to movement limited to steps, skips and repeated notes in a 5-note range.


  • Preface

Part 1:

  • Preparation
  • Three steps to success
  • Patterns: 5-finger shapes and sequences frequently used
  • Sight-reading exercises

Part 2:

  • Four steps to success
  • Introducing intervals of 4ths and 5ths
  • More sight-reading exercises
  • Ties and simple syncopations
  • Simple exercises with hands together