Sight-Reading Rhythm Roots Level 1 and Level 1.5 - Flute
Sight-reading Rhythm Roots 1 and 1.5 are sets of exercises for the first year student to help establish good sight-reading skills.
The key to good sight-reading is to be able to identify patterns and play them quickly. If students can identify these basic rhythmic and melodic patterns, sight-reading becomes less difficult.
The Sight-reading Rhythm Roots 1 and 1.5 give students the ability to practice these basic roots in a simple setting. Sight-reading examples start with fewer variables to start and repeat the basic pattern multiple times before moving on to a new pattern.
Sight-reading Rhythm Roots 1 focuses on just the rhythmic and melodic patterns in 1 key. There are no articulations or dynamics. This first step to learning these rhythmic and melodic roots has 40 short examples.
Sight-reading Rhythm Roots 1.5 adds in a level of difficulty by introducing 2 additional key signature: 1 flat and 1 sharp. These simple patterns also introduce basic dynamics of forte and piano. No articulations are introduced. This section has 25 short examples.