sightread


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Verb1.sightread - 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"
sightsing, sight-sing - sing from a score without having seen it before; "This tenor can sightsing even the most difficult pieces"
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Long-term goals might involve reaching a clearly defined milestone, such as preparations for a Level 8 or Associate Diploma, but they can also reflect the desire to acquire a specific skill set, such as being able to play from lead sheet notation, or to sightread vocal accompaniments.
In short, it is quite playable; for perspective, my college students sightread the piece quite respectably.
It felt very messy in parts - almost sightread by the orchestra.