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Spiral Bound

Published: 28 September 2016

720 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780199395163

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Progressive Sight Singing

Third Edition

Carol Krueger

  • A progressive approach adds only one new element per chapter and incorporates components from previous chapters into examples and exercises, continuously reinforcing learned skills
  • A rich variety of well-paced, graduated exercises provide ample opportunity for classroom study and individual practice outside of class
  • An abundance of rhythmic exercises eliminates the need for a separate rhythm text
  • Encourages students to participate actively (sing, chant, write, improvise) in the practice of each concept
  • A flexible presentation allows instructors to use the tonal and reading systems they prefer; the appendixes provide a brief overview of each system
  • A companion website at offers solutions to the exercises, flashcards, expanded vocal pitch exercises/graphs, and a plethora of additional melodic and rhythm exercises that can be used for testing or further drills

New to this Edition:

  • Expanded and adjusted pacing of the rhythm sequence and earlier introduction of simple meters aids in the development of the connection between sound and sight
  • Additional solo, duet and multi-voice melodic exercises further enhance aural and reading skills
  • An expanded set of online audio recordings, which now includes the vast majority of the rhythm and tonal patterns, replaces the prior edition's in-text CD. Icons in the text refer readers to audio available at
  • A new appendix (D) covers vertical harmony-chord progressions
  • An improved design makes it easier to navigate the text and identify key elements
  • Additional improvisation exercises appear throughout the text