sight-read(redirected from Sight reading)
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v. sight-read (-rĕd′), sight-read·ing, sight-reads
To read or perform (music, for example) without preparation or prior acquaintance.
To read or perform something on sight without preparation or prior acquaintance.
vb, -reads, -reading or -read (-ˌrɛd)
(Music, other) to sing or play (music in a printed or written form) without previous preparation
v.t., v.i. -read (red), -read•ing.
to read, play, or sing without previous practice, rehearsal, or study of the material to be treated: to sight-read music.
Past participle: sight-read
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|Verb||1.||sight-read - perform music from a score without having seen the score before; "He is a brilliant pianist but he cannot sightread"|
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
perform - give a performance (of something); "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"