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#1979904 - 10/29/12 12:12 AM Help Q sightreading term or....
Michael_99 Offline
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When you see a piece of music and play that piece of music for the first time, that is called sighreading, right?

If you play a piece without music in front of you, it is playing from memory?

I have memory problems, so when I play a piece day after day and month after month without mistakes, musically, slow or faster and with control whether I play it daily or after weeks without playing the piece - with the music always in front of me - what phrase would one use to convey that thought. Thanks for any imput.

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#1979993 - 10/29/12 07:41 AM Re: Help Q sightreading term or.... [Re: Michael_99]
ZoeCalgary Offline
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I would call it playing from/with sheet music.
Preparing Grade 6 RCM.

#1980023 - 10/29/12 09:42 AM Re: Help Q sightreading term or.... [Re: Michael_99]
PianoStudent88 Offline
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That, and/or call it reading music.

#1980358 - 10/29/12 11:56 PM Re: Help Q sightreading term or.... [Re: ZoeCalgary]
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#1980448 - 10/30/12 08:59 AM Re: Help Q sightreading term or.... [Re: Michael_99]
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I'd call it 'good.'

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