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#2026980 - 02/04/13 03:34 PM New Sight-reading Tip Concerning Intervals  
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I just put up a blog entry about a trick I've used to help me use intervals instead of notes when sight-reading. Since it worked pretty well, I thought I'd share it here.

What I did for one month, was to only play things transposed. When transposed, the notes are wrong, but the intervals are right, so you're forced to use intervals.

Click here to view the post.

Note that I am not selling anything, and don't make any money from my blog.

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#2026987 - 02/04/13 03:56 PM Re: New Sight-reading Tip Concerning Intervals [Re: TromboneAl]  
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Thanks for the tip Al. That is really a great idea. Adult learners who rush through the elementary and other early-level material probably miss a lot of the transposing that a teacher would have six-year olds doing all the time. I know I've done almost zero transposing in my three years with a teacher.


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