In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The pianists sight-read two melodies to establish their preferred performing rate.
- And at the final ‘polish’ run-through yesterday, I was sight-reading the music for the first time, and we only ended up having enough time to go through it twice.
- She sat her chair and listened to the band practice sight-reading.
- The result was that the choir sight-read through the entire piece of music, and then performed it.
- Nor is he merely sight-reading based on familiarity, as he was tested by writing down some simple phrases which he could not have known in advance.
- I didn't start singing till I was 50, we have trouble learning things by memory because of our age, we can sight-read which is a wonderful skill but to memorize even the simplest music is a nightmare.
- I don't sight-read music though I have just been able to follow the score quite easily.
- And while I come from a family that is very musical, it takes me about an hour or two to sight-read a sheet of music.
- Learning to sight-read a tune can be done alone, but certain things require an instructor or partner who can play intervals and chords for you.
- I am not a bad pianist, know a lot of music and can sight-read anything with ease.
- She can sight-read, and though she misses a note here and there, I am certain that, in her head, she knows how it should sound.
- Once you have finished, the judge may ask you to play any of the concert major scales or sight-read a chorale.
- And in a classroom on one of the floors of the high school, musicians are sight-reading a piece of music.
- We sat, and I glanced at the music nervously because I knew I would have to sight-read both ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ and the other piece we were playing.
- In fact Liszt himself played Mendelssohn's brand new First Piano Concerto, sight-reading the far-from legible manuscript in the Erard piano showrooms in Paris, much to Mendelssohn's amazement.
- Von Otter, a patrician blonde with a voice of arctic whiteness, gamely sight-read a tribal incantation and a refrain about rowing out to the reef to fish, both written in some outlandish language.
- The gap between performance repertoire and sight-reading skill is alarmingly wide for many, if not most of our students.
- I can sight-read a medium ballad, but have never had to develop my reading beyond a rudimentary level.
- He passed out music for this semester and we began sight-reading the songs.
- Emily put the piece back on the stand and sight-read the music with the rest of the band.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.