: The Novello Guide to Sight-Singing
This is the indispensable guide to learning how to sight-read choral music. Using special interactive technology, renowned choral educators Ralph Allwood and Timothy Teague take the user from the very basics of sight-reading to a level at which they can sing confidently in a choir. This guide provides clear explanations, exercises, tips and tricks on: basic music theory; scales and stepwise motion; larger intervals and awkward leaps; fast and effective reading of choral scores; examples from popular choral repertoire; general good practice for choral singing. Whether you are 7 or 70, a beginner or an experienced singer, this book will improve your ability to read music and help you to enjoy singing to the full. This book is supported by SoundWise. It includes a range of interactive digital features: SoundCheck (powered by Match My Sound) - This unique assessment and feedback software lets you use your phone, tablet or computer to help you practise. SoundCheck listens to you sing, then gives you instant feedback on how to improve!; eBook - A digital edition of your book to read on any device; Video - Tips and demonstrations from the authors.