Predicate: sing

Roleset id: sing.01 , sing, performing vocal music, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

sing.01: SING-V NOTES: Based on financial subcorpus, automatic expansion via verbnet. Member of VNcls performance-26.7-1-1, manner_speaking-37.3, sound_emission-43.2. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from sing.01-v) SINGING-N NOTES: ~sing.01 (from singing.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
singing (n.)
sing (v.)Communication_manner

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: singer (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-Agent, 43.2-Agent, 37.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: song (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-Theme, 43.2-Theme, 37.3-Topic)
        Arg2-GOL: audience (vnrole: 26.7-1-1-Beneficiary, 37.3-Recipient)

Example: transitive with manner

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        It isn't every day that we hear a Violetta who-1 *trace*-1 can sing the first act's high-flying music with all the little notes perfectly pitched and neatly stitched together.

        Arg0: *trace*-1 (= who)
        Argm-slc: who -> a Violetta
        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: sing
        Arg1: the first act's high-flying music
        Argm-mnr: with all the little notes perfectly pitched and neatly stitched together

Example: passivized

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        [His melodious ``Confutatis'']-1 was smoothly sung *trace*-1 by bass Brian Matthews.

        Argm-mnr: smoothly
        Rel: sung
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg0: by bass Brian Matthews

Example: intransitive

        John sings superbly.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: sings
        Argm-mnr: superbly

Example: Arg0, 1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Whitney Houston's singing of the national anthem at Super Bowl XXV is largely regarded as its best vocal rendition.

        Arg0: Whitney Houston's
        Rel: singing
        Arg1: of the national anthem
        Argm-loc: at Super Bowl XXV