If you want to generate unique MusicXML Sight Reading Exercises, you can now do so with OSME! It is completely free and most importantly .. easy! Here is a short video to show you how it’s done!

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Written Instructions

  1. Open opensheetmusiceducation.org
  2. Click “Generate Sight Reading Practice” from the menu bar on the top right of the page
  1. Give your exercise a title
  2. Select the number of measures
  3. Choose your time and key signatures
  4. Pick your level of difficulty
  5. Customize your desired duration and pitch
  6. Download the MusicXML file by clicking the “download” button on the far right
  7. Go and practice your sight reading
1 reply
  1. sir.not.so.nice
    sir.not.so.nice says:

    Maybe you could add a setting for range for guitarist practicing in position or signers that just can’t reach some of notes? e.g. the 5th fret position’s range in the fingering I’m practicing would be a3 to c6…

    Also, better fine tuning on what intervals are allowed between which note duration will be useful for just about everyone. I mean, I can see how 2 octave wide leaps are reasonable in 4th but I’d really like to limit those nutty 16th to the bare minimum… For singer especially big intervals can be challenging to hit good pitch with…

    Anyhow, most of the logic seems to be there but some knobs would be nice.

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