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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
Finding a Book on Sight-Reading
Discussion of Looking Ahead
More Tips and Discussion
Hymn 296 Then
Hymn 296 Now
Humpty Dumpty Then
Humpty Dumpty Now
Goosey Goosey Gander Then
Goosey Goosey Gander Now
Tom Tom Then
Tom Tom Now
Click here to hear the Recorded Practice Session.
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
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
Click here to hear me sight-read Wabash Cannonball.
Click here to hear me sight-read When my Sugar...
2009 Christmas card video
Slow Boat to China
Slow Boat (after four read-throughs)
When You Wish Upon a Star
Till There Was You (after one read-through)
You can download the flashcards here.
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.
I Believe He Died for Me
The Christmas Song
Click here to hear a clip from that solo gig.