Alan Bullard: Joining The Dots - Singing - Various Grades
Alan Bullard's bestselling Joining The Dots series now includes this book for grades 1-5 that helps to develop sight-reading skills for singers. By working through a vast number of creative exercises and pieces, students can prepare for those all-important ABRSM Singing Graded exams. The books can also be used to build confidence in musicianship classes, as a resource for choirs or audition preparation.
Joining The Dots Singing covers the requirements for ABRSM's sight-singing tests and includes:
- Workouts along with simple songs, to build the required rhythm and pitch skills for that specific grade
- Characterful pieces to sight-sing, in a range of approachable musical styles
- Simple improvisation exercises in which students can explore ideas and develop their sense of rhythm and key
- Songs and rounds to sing with others, for additional sight-singing practice or to learn quickly and sing for fun
Alan Bullard is a composer and ABRSM examiner. He studied at the Royal College of Music and the University of Nottingham, and taught in further and higher education for many years. He has written many songs and choral works, and his music is widely performed and appears on a number of recordings.