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Frontiers in Art Research, 2022, 4(12); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2022.041219.

Exploring Effective Sight-Reading Methods for Intermediate-Level Pianists in Auditory, Visual and Technical Proficient Aspects: A Literature Review


Hiutung Chun

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Hiutung Chun

School of Music, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, United Kingdom


The act of playing music at the first sight of the piece is sight-reading. Sight-reading plays a significant role in learning music and it is not uncommon to see that sight-reading is included in lots of examinations. Sight-reading is required for lots of activities highlighted by music educators and is a useful ability. Although lots of pupils think sight-reading is difficult, it can be improved by diligent and effective practice. Some effective auditory, visual and technical proficient methods can improve sight-reading skill. In order to enhance pupils’ skills in sight-reading, this literature review concentrates exploring effective sight-reading strategies for intermediate-level pianists in auditory, visual and technical proficient aspects. 


sight-reading; intermediate-level pianists; auditory; visual; technical proficient

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Hiutung Chun. Exploring Effective Sight-Reading Methods for Intermediate-Level Pianists in Auditory, Visual and Technical Proficient Aspects: A Literature Review. Frontiers in Art Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 12: 94-98. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2022.041219.


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