Internet Links for Becoming a Great Sight-Reader -- or Not!

If you purchased a paperback copy of this book, this is the place to access links and recordings mentioned in the book. If you have any trouble, please email Al Macy directly at FoggyBeach

Sight-Reading Tips from the Intergoogle

Tips for Improving Your Sight-Reading

Scholarly Paper on Sight-reading along with Reviews of Books

A Page of Tips and Tricks

Excellent Tips, Including "Play with your eyes closed"

A Quick List of Tips

Troubleshooting Chart: Find Your Problem, Read the Solution

Ten Tips from a Book

Sight-Reading Tips from Forums

General Tips

Finding a Book on Sight-Reading

Discussion of Looking Ahead

More Tips and Discussion

Progress Report With Recordings

Progress -- New Recordings

Hymn 296 Then
Hymn 296 Now

Rondino Then
Rondino Now

Humpty Dumpty Then
Humpty Dumpty Now

Goosey Goosey Gander Then
Goosey Goosey Gander Now

Tom Tom Then
Tom Tom Now

Practice Session Recorded

Click here to hear the Recorded Practice Session.

I Did It!

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Hymn 296 After 2.5 Months
Hymn 296 After 4.5 Months
Hymn 296 After 1 Year

Another hymn

Goosey Goosey After 2.5 Months
Goosey Goosey After 4.5 Months
Goosey Goosey After 1 Year

Rondino After 2.5 Months
Rondino After 4.5 Months
Rondino After 1 Year

Humpty Dumpty After 2.5 Months
Humpty Dumpty After 4.5 Months
Humpty Dumpty After 1 Year

Slow Boat to China after 3 months
Slow Boat after 4.5 months
Slow Boat after 1 Year

Slow Boat after two run throughs


Progress (1.75 Years)

Click here to hear me sight-read Wabash Cannonball.

Click here to hear me sight-read When my Sugar...

Two Years and Counting

2009 Christmas card video

Slow Boat to China

Slow Boat (after four read-throughs)


When You Wish Upon a Star

I'll Know

Till There Was You (after one read-through)

Sh*t My Teacher Says

You can download the flashcards here.

Progress Report (4 Years)

This is how I played Hymn 296 after three months of sight-reading.

This is how I play it now, after four years of sight-reading.

Humpty Dumpty After three months.

Humpty Dumpty Now.

Goosey Goosey Gander After three months.

Goosey Goosey Gander Now.

Hymn 549.

I Believe He Died for Me

The Christmas Song

Christmas Video

Progress Report -- Five Long Years!

Click here to hear a clip from that solo gig.