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“Simple Music for Sight Reading” contains material for practising sight reading for the piano and pianoforte. “Sight reading” refers to reading and performing of a piece of music notation that the performer has not seen before. The material consists of simple sheet music that is ideal for those attempting to learn the skill. Contents include: “Quick Test in Reading Intervals”, “Sixths”, “Sevenths and Octaves”, “Steadily”, “Hold On!”, “Left Hand Plays a Tune”, “Step Lively!”, “Look at the Time!”, “Out and In”, “Imitation and Syncopation”, “Over and Under”, “A Short Rest”, “What Have We Here?”, “Change Places!”, “Do We GO, or Stay?”, “Bigger Steps”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of the piano.