Product Description by our Music Experts
Allan Bullard’s Joining the Dots Book 2 for piano takes a well-rounded approach to ABRSM Grade 2 sight-reading, developing many aspects of your musicianship that you need to be a confident sight-reader
Grade 2 sight-reading preparation
Joining The Dots Book 2 for piano is split up in to chapters covers all the keys you need to know for your ABRSM piano grade 2 sight-reading test (C, G, F, D majors, A, E, D, G minors). Each chapter introduces a new key, with its ‘Key Features’, a short ‘Workout’, and a ‘Read and Play’ section, with a few short pieces to play to practise sight-reading in that key. Each chapter also has a ‘Make Music’ section, introducing you to simple improvisation and playing in call and response with a teacher with fun short pieces such as ‘Cheerful Chimp’, ‘Hot Air Balloon’, ‘Scurrying Squirrels’, and ‘Marooned in Space’ - this will get you used to playing in the keys needed in your sight-reading test in your ABRSM Grade 2 Piano Exam.
There are handy tips before each piece in Joining The Dots Book 2, which tells you how to achieve the correct feel for the music it also gives you a sequence to follow for each piece so you get in to good sight-reading habits.