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I can't read sheet music, I have to just listen to it, and then just go for it.
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Meaning of "sheet music" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHEET MUSIC

sheet music play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHEET MUSIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sheet music is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHEET MUSIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sheet music

Sheet music is a handwritten or printed form of music notation that uses modern musical symbols; like its analogs — books, pamphlets, etc. — the medium of sheet music typically is paper, although the access to musical notation in recent years also includes presentation on computer screens. Use of the term "sheet" is intended to differentiate written music from an audio presentation, as in a sound recording, broadcast or live performance, which may involve video as well. In everyday use, "sheet music" can refer to the print publication of commercial music in conjunction with the release of a new film, show, record album, or other special or popular event which involves music. Sheet music is written representation of music. This is a homorhythmic arrangement of a traditional piece entitled "Adeste Fideles", in standard two-staff format for mixed voices. Play Tibetan musical score from the 19th century. Score is a common alternative term for sheet music, and there are several types of scores, as discussed below. ...

Definition of sheet music in the English dictionary

The definition of sheet music in the dictionary is the printed or written copy of a short composition or piece, esp in the form of unbound leaves. Other definition of sheet music is music in its written or printed form.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHEET MUSIC

sheerly
Sheerness
sheesh
sheet
sheet anchor
sheet bend
sheet down
sheet feed
sheet ice
sheet lightning
sheet metal
sheet pile
sheet-fed
sheeter
sheeting
sheetless
sheetlike
sheetrock
sheety
sheeve

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHEET MUSIC

absolute music
art music
background music
chamber music
classical music
country music
dance music
electronic music
folk music
gospel music
House music
music
piano music
pop music
popular music
rap music
rock music
soul music
swing music
theme music
world music

Synonyms and antonyms of sheet music in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sheet music» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHEET MUSIC

Find out the translation of sheet music to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sheet music from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sheet music» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

乐谱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

partituras
570 millions of speakers

English

sheet music
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शीट संगीत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الموسيقى ورقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ноты
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

partituras
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শীট সঙ্গীত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

partitions
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

lembaran muzik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Noten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シートミュージック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

악보
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sheet music
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhạc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தாள் இசை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शीट संगीत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Nota
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spartito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nuty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ноти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

partituri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παρτιτούρες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bladmusiek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

noter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

notene
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sheet music

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEET MUSIC»

The term «sheet music» is very widely used and occupies the 22.623 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sheet music

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3 QUOTES WITH «SHEET MUSIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sheet music.
1
Andrew Bird
There is something comforting about going into a practice room, putting your sheet music on a stand and playing Bach over and over again.
2
Scott Weiland
I can't read sheet music, I have to just listen to it, and then just go for it.
3
Alicia Witt
I compose my own stuff. I've been writing songs with words. I've been playing more on the keyboard because I can transpose it to sheet music on the computer.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHEET MUSIC»

Discover the use of sheet music in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sheet music and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in ...
Using frank descriptions, this book has a warm and friendly tone that will help couples overcome awkwardness in discussing an issue important to all married couples.
Kevin Leman, 2010
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Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in ...
Intended for readers who are already married or in premarital counseling, "Sheet Music" is a detailed, practical guide to sex within marriage according to God's plan.
Kevin Leman, 2002
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Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in ...
So why not put inhibitions aside and gives your spouse the best gift ever--a sexually enthusiastic mate? If you're willing to forge ahead for the sake of the best marriage you can imagine, this book is for you.
Kevin Leman, 2008
4
Sheet Music: A Novel
Sheet Music is played in the conference rooms of the national capital, in the offices and bedrooms of Hollywood's elite and on the streets and alleys of LAs ghettos.
Gerry Cagle, 1999
5
Song Reader
Beautifully illustrated by Marcel Dzama, Leanne Shapton, Josh Cochran, Jessica Hische and others, Song Reader has been designed by Beck with the help of McSweeney's for release in December 2012.The 20 songs here, including two instrumentals ...
Beck, Beck Hansen, 2012
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Sheet Music
Music journalist Kyra Martin faces the toughest assignment of her career-to write a cover story about enigmatic heartthrob David Tallis.
Tibby Armstrong, 2010
7
Sheet Music
In everyday use, "sheet music" (or simply "music") can refer to the print publication of commercial music in conjunction with the release of a new film, show, record album, or other special or popular event which involves music.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
8
Laura Sullivan - Piano Sheet Music Collection
This book of piano sheet music by Laura Sullivan contains some of her best loved pieces and adaptations from her first 4 albums: Piano Solos, Pianoscapes for the Trails of North America, Mystical America and Feast of Joy and Love.
Laura Sullivan, 2008
9
Stephen Foster Song Book: Original Sheet Music of 40 Songs
Forty favorites: Beautiful Dreamer, Camptown Races (Gwine to Run All Night), Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, Oh! Susanna, Old Black Joe, The Song of All Songs, That's What's the Matter, There Are Plenty of Fish in the Sea, Way Down in Ca ...
Stephen Collins Foster, Richard Jackson, 1974
10
Albanian Traditional Music: An Introduction, with Sheet ...
"This book examines the distinct musical culture of southeastern Europe, both monophonic and polyphonic, by delineating its four main musical dialects: Gheg, Tosk, Lab and Urban.
Spiro J. Shetuni, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHEET MUSIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sheet music is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Jury in the 'Blurred Lines' Case Was Misled
At play here is whether or not the composition of “Got to Give It Up” (i.e., what can be reflected in sheet music) was too closely copied in the music produced by ... «Newsweek, Mar 15»
2
What's Wrong With the 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Ruling
Generally speaking, at the moment of creation, there is no sheet music, no notation that's meant to guide musicians. On Tuesday, a federal jury in Los Angeles ... «New York Times, Mar 15»
3
'Blurred Lines' Infringed on Marvin Gaye Copyright, Jury Rules
For the last year and a half, the music industry has been gripped by a lawsuit ... “Blurred Lines” and “Got to Give It Up” only on the basis of their “sheet music” ... «New York Times, Mar 15»
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New York City's last classical sheet music shop closes its doors after …
Frank Music store owner Heidi Rogers searches the shelves for sheet music at her store on West 54th in New York, on 5 March 2015. Photograph: Don ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
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'Blurred Lines' Trial Verdict Expected Friday
If the jury agrees, the musicians and their record companies could face $25 ... He argued she'd started her analysis without considering the sheet music of "Got ... «Billboard, Mar 15»
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NYC's last classical sheet music shop closes after 78 years in …
As the owner of Frank Music Company in Midtown, she provided classical sheet music to several generations of composers, musicians and singers. “A good day ... «New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV, Mar 15»
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NYC's Last Classical Sheet Music Store to Close
Frank Music Company has supplied classical sheet music to generations of instrumentalists, singers and composers. On Friday, the retail store will close its ... «Wall Street Journal, Mar 15»
8
Someone Made Sheet Music For Jeff Goldblum's Jurassic Park Laugh
If that ridiculous song of Jeff Goldblum's unique laugh from earlier this year wasn't enough, now it's time to train our voice or take out those ukuleles, because ... «Kotaku, Oct 14»
9
'Wicked' Composer Stephen Schwartz Joins Fight Against Sheet
By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his ... «Billboard, Apr 14»
10
Beck's Sheet Music Project Gets Physical Life
Beck's sheet music project is coming to life at the Sonos Studio in Los Angeles via performances, visual art and a contest to interpret any of the 20 songs in ... «Billboard, Feb 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sheet music [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sheet-music>. Nov 2019 ».
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