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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.

sight′-read′er n.
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[ˈsaɪtˌriːdɪŋ] N (Mus) → repentización f, acción f de repentizar
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Gaye Tolan Hatfield's new sight-reading book provides a variety of exercises for all musicians.
George's audition for the scholarship comprised performing two contrasting songs, sight-reading, score-reading, accompaniment of a hymn and psalm and improvisation.
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"Beginning Piano Artistry: Sight-Reading With Musicality and Continuity Without Looking At the Keyboard" is a handbook of piano pedagogy for musicians who can read and perform music on other instruments and seek piano playing skills.
Sight-reading is an essential skill for every musician.
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