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Noun1.sightreader - a performer who reads without preparation or prior acquaintance (as in music)
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
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Except for those accompanists who are ace sightreaders, most benefit by having copies of the songs prior to the voice lesson.
He posits that the system would be less frustrating for novices to learn, that music students would become fluent sightreaders much faster, and that if the new system were indeed better, it would be adopted by professionals, too.