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Synonyms for sight-read

perform music from a score without having seen the score before

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You'll find him a very pleasant violinist who can also sight-read [vom Blatt lesen kann] very well;--no one in Vienna has played my quartets a vista as well as he has;--besides, he is the best fellow in the whole world, who will be delighted to make some musique with you whenever you like.
She expresses significant consternation at being pressured to sight-read challenging music with Schneer, without notice, in front of the guests:
The pieces increase in difficulty, and really only the first few on each side of the collection would be easy for an intermediate-level student to sight-read.
Any members of the RLPC have to be able to sight-read music at the highest level.
One of the most important skills an accompanist must possess is the ability to sight-read.
The lunchtime performance might have been cancelled due to the illness of two members had not Virginia Commonwealth University student Marcus Redden and IHS President Frank Lloyd stepped in to sight-read a challenging program.
Hannah is in her 3rd year and she sight-read it almost perfectly.
Interested musicians must be able to sight-read music, have a prepared major scale and a prepared piece showing ability level.
Auditioners should prepare a 30-second to one-minute concerto piece and be prepared to sight-read music and play major and minor scales.
At slightly slower tempos than marked, the duets are great as sight-reading studies: my student managed to hang on to his seat in the flashy top part, which exploits the full range of the clarinet up to G6, and the rhythms, while not modern, pushed him to subdivide, especially thirty-second notes; although primarily a saxophonist, I found the scoring and the range in the bottom line, the supporting role and mostly chalumeau throughout, comfortable to sight-read.
She recalled being nervous at her audition at Pierce College where she had to perform a solo piece, play musical scales, and sight-read music.
Perhaps after introducing your intermediate student to a Schubert piano sonata, you could have her sight-read a simple Schubert song accompaniment like Das Wandern or Heidenroslein, so she can recognize similarities in the repertoire; or, perhaps she could play a simple Mozart aria like Vedrai Carino once she's begun learning a Mozart piano sonata.
Yet, sight-reading is a part of many advanced auditions, and pianists who collaborate with others must sight-read well.
While most exercises were easy for me to sight-read up to the CD's tempos, I was "owned" by a few exercises, especially the pentatonic scales, minor pentatonic scales and blues scales exercises, which all had fingerings that were unfamiliar due to never having practiced these scales.
It is perhaps too simple to state that "good sight-readers sight-read.