piece of music

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n piece of music a musical work that has been created "the composition is written in four movements"
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Quotations

  • Igor Stravinsky
    Igor Stravinsky
    “Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end.”

Usage

In literature:

Among the writings of nearly all our poets are pieces suitable for music.
"Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism" by F. V. N. Painter
The tercet of the maidens is one of the loveliest pieces of music ever written.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
All of Nature's music-pieces had been left far behind.
"In the Early Days along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852" by Gilbert L. Cole
Several packets of metallic pieces representing the notes in music.
"Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind" by Frances Martin
Chinnery's son and daughter, sang a delicious piece of music to me, composed for me by that good-natured Viotti.
"The Memoirs of Madame Vigée Lebrun" by Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun
A picture, a piece of music, a story; but the ghost is gone.
"Belcaro" by Vernon Lee
Vivien, in an unwonted mood of generosity, actually offered to copy the piece of music for her cousin.
"The Head Girl at the Gables" by Angela Brazil
He became a professor of music in Columbia College, and his piano pieces were played the world over.
"The Child's Book of American Biography" by Mary Stoyell Stimpson
What does he call the most bourgeois piece of music he knows?
"Trilbyana" by Joseph Benson Gilder & Jeannette Leonard Gilder
What piece of music did the Romans, at the time of the early Christians, most enjoy?
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
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In poetry:

God framed of harmony entire
That piece of music, you,
To be to yourself lyrical
In all you say or do.
"Immortal Eve - IV" by Manmohan Ghose

In news:

Is the name of Kahren Dowcett's new theater piece with music and dance.
A great piece of music, it is good to be reminded, can be many things.
Everyone wants a piece of dance music right now.
Troika Music Festival Pieces of Troika (Ashley Melzer).
AC Express is a dynamic, crowd-pleasing, six-piece modern country band that adds classic rock tunes to fill out a strong genre of music.
Evelyn and Mary realize that "This is What We Are" in a very beautiful piece of music.
If Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach wrote a dull piece of music, I've not yet heard it.
Maria performs portions of three different pieces of music.
If there's one thing choir directors can agree on, it's that Handel 's "Messiah" is a glorious piece of music.
Hip hop artists often combine sections of several songs to create a new piece of music.
If there's one thing choir directors can agree on, it's that Handel's " Messiah " is a glorious piece of music.
But you have almost certainly heard a piece of music that has been touched by his influence.
Specializing in music of the postwar and beyond, Gallois performs pieces that were specifically composed for him.
Sean Parker Could Own a Piece of the Music Industry He Helped Destroy.
You'll relate to this piece of Justified Music.
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In science:

He demonstrates that even one single note shows a 1/f noise-like behavior. A whole musical piece is considered by most musicians to be the largest unit of artistic significance [3, 4].
Analysis of music: controlled random music and probability distribution function of recurrence time of amplitude peaks
Since Voss and Clarke had included hours of recording from radio stations that included announcements and played different pieces of music, the analysis done may not be conclusive enough to make deductions about music and how to quantify its aesthetic attributes.
Analysis of music: controlled random music and probability distribution function of recurrence time of amplitude peaks
Fractal dimension plots have also shown agreement with perception density of events during a piece of music .
Analysis of music: controlled random music and probability distribution function of recurrence time of amplitude peaks
This (50 notes) is probably too short to be considered as a significant piece of musical expression (though monophonic mobile phone ring tones could be only just almost as long).
Analysis of music: controlled random music and probability distribution function of recurrence time of amplitude peaks
Obviously the more notes you have available to write a piece of music, the better the music will sound.
Musical Modes, Their Associated Chords and Their Musicality
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