sheet music

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sheet music a musical composition in printed or written form "she turned the pages of the music as he played"
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Usage

In literature:

He went to the trunk which contained some sheets of music and a few books.
"In Apple-Blossom Time" by Clara Louise Burnham
The shelves may be utilized for holding books, magazines or sheet music.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
Alene was showing them some sheet music which had come in the mail a few days before.
"Peggy-Alone" by Mary Agnes Byrne
We should not argue that the best way to appreciate music is found in following the symbols on the music sheet.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Literature" by Ontario Ministry of Education
The table at her side was strewn with sheets of roughly-blotted music, mixed with others daintily neat, which Judith herself had copied.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, November, 1878" by Various
The wind blew the sheet of music against her.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
He wished that he knew enough of music to turn her sheets for her, but, alas!
"The Brown Mouse" by Herbert Quick
Without any words, she took up her sheet of music and began to sing.
"Harper's Young People, December 23, 1879" by Various
Silence followed, and Gualtier sat looking abstractedly at his sheet of music.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
They wouldn't part with so much as a twopenny music sheet!
"The Leader of the Lower School" by Angela Brazil
Scattered sheets of music containing, some great, others little thoughts, lay around me.
"The First Violin" by Jessie Fothergill
Between two sheets of the music lay a small handkerchief.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
Phil noticed no evidence of sheet music, so familiar in a white man's orchestra.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
Its music-sheets are glaciers, vast and white.
"Alaska Days with John Muir" by Samual Hall Young
There were some loose sheets of music on the lid and these she pretended to examine.
"Eden" by Edgar Saltus
The Copyright Act of 1842 includes a "sheet of music" in its definition of a book.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
Eaton and Blatchford were in the music-room; as she went to them, she saw that Eaton had some sheets of music in his hand.
"The Blind Man's Eyes" by William MacHarg
Suddenly the singing ceased; the door was thrown open, and she appeared on the threshold, holding a sheet of music in her hand.
"L'Arrabiata and Other Tales" by Paul Heyse
Finally the girl opened her roll of music and taking out a sheet began slowly reading it over to herself.
"The Camp Fire Girls Across the Seas" by Margaret Vandercook
Captain Collinson stood in a corner, talking to Mina behind a sheet of music.
"Johnny Ludlow, Third Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
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In news:

Over the years, Mr Jahoda grew concerned about the future of his own extensive sheet-music library.
It Seems to Me I've Heard That Song Before Photo of the cover of the sheet music of a song to be heard at the Vineyard.
After playing conventional classical violin for 25 years, David "Dixon" Hammond suddenly had a life-altering revelation about music: Abandon all the rules and burn the sheet music.
Piano Sheet Music Anthology .
A Visit To Times Square's Shuttering Sheet Music Outpost.
Is Beck 's Sheet-Music 'Album' a Cop-Out, Radical Art, or Both.
But, given the nature of Beck 's new album (it's all sheet music), perhaps it's only appropriate that our interview is also left to the written page.
It's a book of sheet music, and if you want to hear it you'll have to record it on your own.
Is Beck's Sheet-Music 'Album' a Cop-Out, Radical Art, or Both .
Is Beck's Sheet-Music 'Album' a Cop -Out, Radical Art, or Both.
A man in Cincinnati, Ohio, for example, convinced morgue workers to allow him to take photographs of corpses posed with objects like sheet music and syringes.
Compared to this time last year, print/sheet music sales are.
Beck will be releasing it old school (really old school) in the form of sheet music.
USA TODAY's music staff offers a weekend tip sheet of sound recommendations spanning the media landscape.
Beck's Sheet Music Album: Five Especially Awkward Music Delivery Mechanisms.
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In science:

On a music sheet, the tempo is indicated by the composer typically in terms of the number of quarter notes (or beats) per minute.
Music in Terms of Science
Yet musical performance also takes creativity of the performer, because the music notations on score sheet cannot tell everything precisely.
Music in Terms of Science
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