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sheet music

n.
Compositions printed on unbound sheets of paper.
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sheet music

n
1. (Music, other) the printed or written copy of a short composition or piece, esp in the form of unbound leaves
2. (Music, other) music in its written or printed form
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sheet′ mu`sic


n.
music printed on unbound sheets of paper.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sheet music - a musical composition in printed or written formsheet music - a musical composition in printed or written form; "she turned the pages of the music as he played"
lead sheet - a sheet containing the words and melody for a song (and some indication of harmony) written in simple form
piano music - sheet music to be played on a piano
musical score, score - a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages; "he studied the score of the sonata"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
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sheet music

nspartito (non rilegato)
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References in classic literature ?
There sat the long-legged pauper, on his bed, in a very short shirt, and nothing more; he was dangling his legs contentedly back and forth, and wheezing the music of "Camptown Races" out of a paper-overlaid comb which he was pressing against his mouth; by him lay a new jewsharp, a new top, and solid india-rubber ball, a handful of painted marbles, five pounds of "store" candy, and a well-gnawed slab of gingerbread as big and as thick as a volume of sheet-music. He had sold the skeleton to a traveling quack for three dollars and was enjoying the result!
In 1961 and the early 1970s, the Music Library at what is now the University of North Texas received the vast sheet-music collections of radio stations WFAA and WBAP, respectively.
Today it might seem strange that radio stations would acquire sheet-music collections.
The Louisiana Sheet Music collection covers 100 years of sheet-music publishing in Louisiana, 1838-1938.
The author surveys all of Weill's stage and screen works that generated sheet-music publications--which is virtually all of them--and methodically discusses which numbers were published, how these publications differed from their original stage versions, how successful they were (including, in many instances, how many copies sold and how much money they brought their composer), and what famous popular and jazz artists performed and recorded them.
Charles Bradlee lost a large portion of his sheet-music and plates" to a fire at 164 Washington Street.(4)
I also met Victor Cardell, who had just been hired by the University of California, Los Angeles, as archivist for their Archive of Popular American Music, a vast sheet-music collection of over one-half million items that included several thousand duplicates.