sheet music


Definition of sheet music

: music printed on large unbound sheets of paper

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Please bring sheet music in the correct key, hole-punched in a three-ring binder. Shirley Macfarland,, "Spartan dinner fills "Empty Bowls" for local food banks: Talk of the Towns," 19 Jan. 2018 Finally, five floors from the 12-story office building next to the symphony hall will be converted into a private room for orchestra patrons, warm-up space for the symphony chorus, a sheet music library and the orchestra's administrative offices. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee Symphony's $89 million concert hall will have huge impact on downtown's west side," 15 June 2018 Speaking of English design, Canterbury is an Old World term used to describe a small music stand with partitions for music books or sheet music. Brenda Yenke,, "English gardens, tea and musical complements: Yenke Peddler antiques," 10 May 2018 The ensembles for the chorus, for instance, are fashioned from various textiles printed with sheet music for—guess what? Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "Costume Designer Arianne Phillips Channeled Design From Different Eras for Broadway’s Head Over Heels," 20 July 2018 Prepare a selection of music that does not exceed one minute in length, that is similar to the style of the show, but not from the show, and bring sheet music for the accompanist. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Audition notices for Milwaukee area theater and music productions (Spring 2018 edition)," 3 Apr. 2018 The growl isn't as hungry as its naturally aspirated predecessor, but the fire-whipping turbo note just under 2000 rpm at full throttle slingshots the car into lanes that look like sheet music ready to play play play. Robert Duffer,, "Porsche 911 GTS is the quickest, fastest and most popular Carrera," 19 July 2017 Come prepared with 16-32 bars of a song (bring sheet music for accompanist) and dressed for movement. Mark Rapp,, "Cleveland theater's auditions for March 30 and Beyond: "The Savannah Sipping Society" and directors at Chagrin Valley Little Theatre & More," 30 Mar. 2018 The winner will receive sheet music to the song that has their new lyrics on it, and the same prize Gershwin got back in 1919: $25. Adesuwa Agbonile, sacbee, "Is it time for another national anthem? New competition lets Americans try to write one," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of sheet music

1852, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sheet music

: music printed on sheets of paper that are not bound together

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