ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading Specimen Tests (from 2009)

ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading Specimen Tests (from 2009)

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Not sure how to prepare for the sight-reading test in your grade 1 ABRSM exam? The ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading Specimen Tests book is full of example tests like the one you will get in your exam, to get you used to practising this important skill

ABRSM grade 1 piano sight-reading preparation

As part of your ABRSM grade 1 piano exam, you are asked to play a short piece you’ve not seen before. The ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading book has example exercises to help you develop your sight reading skills, and guidance notes to give you an idea of what to expect!

55 example pieces

The 55 exercises in this ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading book are typical of what you will encounter in your ABRSM grade 1 piano exam, which is a 4-bar piece in 4/4 or 3/4, or a six-bar piece in 2/4, in the key of C, G or F majors, A or D minors,with simple dynamics, note values, articulations, and occasional accidentals (within minor keys only), and each hand playing separately using different hand positions and in a five-finger position. The exercises are also marked with dynamics, performance directions, articulations, and fingerings.

The sections of your ABRSM grade 1 exam

Your ABRSM grade 1 piano exam is made up of four sections: a short sight-reading test like this, scales and broken chords, three pieces chosen by you from the ABRSM Grade 1 Piano pieces book, and aural tests.For more info about ABRSM exams, please visit our ABRSM exams guide!

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Not sure how to prepare for the sight-reading test in your grade 1 ABRSM exam? The ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading Specimen Tests book is full of example tests like the one you will get in your exam, to get you used to practising this important skill

ABRSM grade 1 piano sight-reading preparation

As part of your ABRSM grade 1 piano exam, you are asked to play a short piece you’ve not seen before. The ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading book has example exercises to help you develop your sight reading skills, and guidance notes to give you an idea of what to expect!

55 example pieces

The 55 exercises in this ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading book are typical of what you will encounter in your ABRSM grade 1 piano exam, which is a 4-bar piece in 4/4 or 3/4, or a six-bar piece in 2/4, in the key of C, G or F majors, A or D minors,with simple dynamics, note values, articulations, and occasional accidentals (within minor keys only), and each hand playing separately using different hand positions and in a five-finger position. The exercises are also marked with dynamics, performance directions, articulations, and fingerings.

The sections of your ABRSM grade 1 exam

Your ABRSM grade 1 piano exam is made up of four sections: a short sight-reading test like this, scales and broken chords, three pieces chosen by you from the ABRSM Grade 1 Piano pieces book, and aural tests.For more info about ABRSM exams, please visit our ABRSM exams guide!

Click Here to Read More...

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Please see our UK (mainland) delivery options below:


Standard
(usually 2-3 days)
£3.49 (orders up to £74) - £11.99 (orders £74+) 
Usually Delivered within 2-3 Days (from dispatch). Usually Royal Mail 48. For delivery before Christmas please order by 18th December 4:00pm - note this is not a guaranteed delivery service. Please note: delivery timeframes may be longer than advertised (up to 14 days) as the Royal Mail delivery services are taking longer than usual due to COVID-19.
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Usually Delivered Next Working Day (from dispatch) Mon-Fri 9am-6pm. Note: the shipping price for larger items may be higher in price - delivery costs will be confirmed within our checkout. Please note: delivery timeframes may be longer than advertised as 3rd party delivery couriers are taking longer than usual due to COVID-19.
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(usually 1-3 days)

FREE
Order online for local delivery (usually 1-3 days) in Monmouth (within 2 miles of NP25 3BT).
Click & Collect
FREE
Order online and collect from Church Street, Monmouth,  NP25 3BT - we will contact you to arrange a collection day/time.


In the Channel Islands? See our Channel Islands Delivery options

Note: from 01/01/2021 we no longer deliver to Northern Ireland as Brexit has made this destination not financially viable to deliver to. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

 

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Not sure how to prepare for the sight-reading test in your grade 1 ABRSM exam? The ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading Specimen Tests book is full of example tests like the one you will get in your exam, to get you used to practising this important skill

ABRSM grade 1 piano sight-reading preparation

As part of your ABRSM grade 1 piano exam, you are asked to play a short piece you’ve not seen before. The ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading book has example exercises to help you develop your sight reading skills, and guidance notes to give you an idea of what to expect!

55 example pieces

The 55 exercises in this ABRSM Grade 1 Piano Sight-Reading book are typical of what you will encounter in your ABRSM grade 1 piano exam, which is a 4-bar piece in 4/4 or 3/4, or a six-bar piece in 2/4, in the key of C, G or F majors, A or D minors,with simple dynamics, note values, articulations, and occasional accidentals (within minor keys only), and each hand playing separately using different hand positions and in a five-finger position. The exercises are also marked with dynamics, performance directions, articulations, and fingerings.

The sections of your ABRSM grade 1 exam

Your ABRSM grade 1 piano exam is made up of four sections: a short sight-reading test like this, scales and broken chords, three pieces chosen by you from the ABRSM Grade 1 Piano pieces book, and aural tests.For more info about ABRSM exams, please visit our ABRSM exams guide!