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#552162 - 11/17/01 09:58 PM Tips on Sightreading?
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Registered: 10/05/01
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Hi, does anyone have any tips on how to sightread pieces better? I do try to look a few measures ahead of what I am playing, but I still have trouble sightreading.
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#552163 - 11/17/01 11:48 PM Re: Tips on Sightreading?
Brendan Offline

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Do it more frequently (ideally for a designated time each practice session until it becomes more fluent for you), and don't just sightread piano scores - read from four-part choral scores and orchestral scores also (this will also help with transposition skills).

#552164 - 11/17/01 11:50 PM Re: Tips on Sightreading?
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i take 20 minutes in the beggining of my practice for sight reading. it works on my sight reading skills and warms up my hands!
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