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Synonyms for sight-read

perform music from a score without having seen the score before

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Th key to improving sight-reading is finding ways for studeents to read new music frequently.
1775-1800 that describe musicians sight-reading (or playing with little-to-no rehearsal) either string quartets or other music for small ensembles.
com was born out of the need to find an easier, more effective way to teach and practice sight-reading.
Admittedly, I see more use for the teacher, who would pull this out to test sight-reading in a lesson or perhaps keep it handy for formal sight-reading examinations.
The psychologists surmised that the capacity influences how many notes a player can look ahead as she plays, an important factor in sight-reading.
High scores on working memory tests did not cluster among volunteers who had practiced piano playing and sight-reading the most.
Repeatedly reading the lyrics improves their word recognition, sight-reading, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension skills.
Units contain lengthy worksheets in addition to explanations, and three of the units consist of graded sight-reading exercises only.
He had astonishingly precocious gifts for sight-reading and improvization.
Chorus master Philip Honnor says potential singers should have a reasonable ability to read music, but he added that perfect sight-reading is not essential.
I couldn't find the first piece I prepared, so I picked up another and did some quick sight-reading before the audition,'' he said.
Graham has missed all the rehearsals, and will be relying heavily on his sight-reading skills.
The course methodology simulates a teaching environment, with lessons about melody, rhythm, harmony, improvisation, history, composition, sight-reading and ear training.
Contributing to this Columbia Records recording session was Cugat's 15-piece orchestra which included Esy Morales on flute and sax, Jorge Lopez on trumpet, Nico Patone on bongos, Alberto Calderon on timbales, Fausto Curbelo on piano and other top notch studio musicians selected for their sight-reading proficiency.
One of the curious features about sight reading is that there appears to be only a weak relationship between performance ability and sight-reading ability (e.