from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Compositions printed on unbound sheets of paper.

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  • n. Handwritten or printed form of musical notation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a musical composition in printed or written form


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  • In the parlor Maud Torrence sat down at the organ and began looking through the sheet music on the rack.

    Time and Again

  • The sheet music has "strange fingers of light," and it certainly sounds as if that is what Jerry sings on "Blues For Allah" and on DP17.

    Crazy Fingers

  • She went straight to the stationer's and without browsing bought sheet music for a number of recent tunes by Stephen Foster, a songster about whom she and Monroe held violently differing opinions.

    Cold Mountain

  • She stared at the sheet music for a song called “Strange Fruit,” the notes meaningless black specks that gave her something to focus on besides Madda’s darkening expression.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Just to add to the confusion, the sheet music spells it "toodle-oo."

    Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo

  • By “literature” he means “media that we contemplate and keep,” including recordings, movies, sheet music and whatnot, “which can be nonsequential and par-allel.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time


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