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Issue 80: ABRSM Grade 4 and 5 Aural

I’ve been doing a fair bit of emergency aural test teaching recently, mainly for various instrumentalists whose teachers, for various reasons, don’t cover that part of the exam in the lessons.¬†As a pianist, it is fairly easy for me to … Continue reading

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Issue 42: Help With Sight-Reading – Keeping the Pulse and Rhythm

I discovered early on – probably at about Grade 2 – that I couldn’t actually cope with counting numbers out loud “1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and ” while trying to read and play handfuls of notes. I … Continue reading

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