Definitions

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  • v. sing from a score without having seen it before

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I went a couple of times a couple of years ago, but perfectly is not how I sight-sing ...

    Music on the horizons

  • He was surrounded by music from birth and learned to sight-sing (that is, to use sol-fa syllables for practicing melodies).

    Frank Loesser

  • 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.

    Sepulchre

  • He's only been in this city three months and with the new job and all hasn't done any sight-sing yet.

    Father Unknown

  • 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.

    Music You (Possibly) Won't Hear Anyplace Else

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