Grade 4 Sight Reading

  • Possible Keys: Up to three sharps or one flat. 
  • Possible Time Signatures: 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 3/8, 6/8 
  • Note range: Anything in the first or second position. There may be accidentals (sharps and flats) written in the score.
  • Rhythms: All simple rhythms, using semi breves, minims, crotchets, quavers, semi quavers. Dotted rhythms.
  • Dynamics and Articulation: All dynamic markings, Crechendos, Diminuendos, Staccato, Fermatas.
  • Tempo and Style: Italian and descriptive terms.

Useful pieces to prepare for grade three sightreading: