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- v. sing from a score without having seen it before
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I went a couple of times a couple of years ago, but perfectly is not how I sight-sing ...
He was surrounded by music from birth and learned to sight-sing (that is, to use sol-fa syllables for practicing melodies).
She flattened out the music and attempted to sight-sing the opening bars, but could not catch the melody even though it was very plain.
He's only been in this city three months and with the new job and all hasn't done any sight-sing yet.
For God's sake, even amateur musicians singing in churches or glee clubs are expected to look at a piece of music and know what's on it, and maybe even sight-sing their parts on the spot.