Learn to Sight Read Music for Guitar


Compared to the physical difficulties of playing an instrument, reading music is actually pretty straightforward. Certainly, a little knowledge of written notation can unlock a whole new aspect of your playing leading to more fluent improvisation, greater musical flexibility and more acute listening skills - not to mention being able to browse through eleven centuries of great tunes!

Sight reading for guitar

In this ten lesson Sight Reading course you'll learn and practise the two main sight reading skills of recognising rhythm and understanding pitch. You will also encounter chord symbols mixed in with standard notation. Whether you are a finger style or a plectrum player this course will be of immense benefit to your general musical awareness. 

Additional content:

  • Explore the link between fluent sight reading and key awareness.
  • Play along with Richard in his specially written duets and trios.
  • Challenge yourself with the extended content in lessons 9 and 10.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Sight Reading Lesson 1

    • Lesson 1 Video

    • Lesson 1 Downloads

  • 2

    Sight Reading Lesson 2

    • Lesson 2 Video

    • Lesson 2 Downloads

  • 3

    Sight Reading Lesson 3

    • Lesson 3 Video

    • Lesson 3 Downloads

  • 4

    Sight Reading Lesson 4

    • Lesson 4 Video

    • Lesson 4 Downloads

  • 5

    Sight Reading Lesson 5

    • Lesson 5 Video

    • Lesson 5 Downloads

  • 6

    Sight Reading Lesson 6

    • Lesson 6 Video

    • Lesson 6 Downloads

  • 7

    Sight Reading Lesson 7

    • Lesson 7 Video

    • Lesson 7 Downloads

  • 8

    Sight Reading Lesson 8

    • Lesson 8 Video

    • Lesson 8 Downloads

  • 9

    Sight Reading Lesson 9

    • Lesson 9 Video

    • Lesson 9 Downloads

  • 10

    Sight Reading Lesson 10

    • Lesson 10 Video

    • Lesson 10 Download

    • The Wooden Beach Canon - Download

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