I am learning piano(2 months), and I would like to know how long does it take to be able to sight read piano sheet music fluently aproximatelly (in your opinion and experience) I mean, sight read a regular piece you have never seen before an just playing it fluently. how long do you think?

at this momment I know how to read the piano sheets, but one key 5 secons haha thanks

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    As long as it takes. If you keep working at it, you get better. We have no way of telling how much time you can devote to the task, nor how well it fits your learning style. It's not a race, and, as is the case for becoming good at most aspects of music, there's no instant gratification: it's takes patience and focus. – user16935 Nov 18 '15 at 2:20
  • oh good, yes, I know that, but was asking in your opinion and experience, how long, could be one year? 20? I need to have an idea of how long it is possible – dexter00x Nov 18 '15 at 2:31
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    It really depends on the person. I've seen people who pick it up pretty fast (within a few months) and I I've seen people take years just to understand the basics. – Dom Nov 18 '15 at 2:49
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    ...and I've known excellent pianists who never became good at sight reading new scores. They're literate, but they need a few days of analytic time at the piano to work out how to play a new score. – user16935 Nov 18 '15 at 2:55

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