Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, vocal sight-reading., See sight-reader.
“You must study solfège sight-singing, analysis, harmony—and it's all obligatory, in order to go on to the next stage.”
“If you'd like to sing with a great group and you have strong sight-singing skills, it might be the group for you.”
“It must, however, be ever borne in mind, that the system professes only to teach sight-singing, or, in other words, the power of reading music.”
“In the case of sight-singing, the mental picture has to be immediately translated into action, it is the essence of the proceeding.”
“The vocal drill, oral or written, will train the eye and ear for sight-singing, and the sight-singing be a practical application of correct vocal drill.”
“_ -- In writing chromatic scales from this sight-singing standpoint the student is urged to adopt a three-step process; first, writing the major diatonic scale both ascending and descending; second, marking the half-steps; third, inserting accidental notes calling for the intermediate tones.”
“To this same monk we are indebted, however, for the invention of the syllables (UT, RE, MI, etc.) which (in a somewhat modified form) are so widely used for sight-singing purposes.”
“These terms are also often applied to classes in sight-singing which use the sol-fa syllables.”
“For _sight-singing purposes_ the chromatic scale  is usually written by representing the intermediate tones in ascending by sharps,”
“The chromatic scale in nine different positions, written from this standpoint, follows, and the syllables most commonly applied in sight-singing have also been added.”
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