- 2The written or printed signs representing vocal or instrumental sound: Tony learned to read musicMore example sentences
- I'm of the personal opinion that anyone who writes a bit of music with six flat signs is just plain showing off.
- His computer held a program which let him write down music and print it out, and it also acted as a database for tunes.
- How envious I am of those who can read music and make musical instruments come alive.
- 2.1The score or scores of a musical composition or compositions: the music was open on a standMore example sentences
- The industry is seeing more and more teachers buying from outside suppliers of print music and instruments through the Internet, mail order catalogues, and other retailers.
- He could always churn out a couple of pieces on a piano even without his music.
- It also enables local societies to borrow extensive collections of music scores for performances.
face the music
- see face.
music of the spheres
- see sphere.
music to one's ears
- Something that is pleasant or gratifying to hear or discover: the commission’s report was music to the ears of the administrationMore example sentences
- And this is why it was music to my ears when I heard the President today say that he believes in after school programs, that he believes in taking care of those kids.
- It was one of my goals when I started, you see, so that's music to my ears, to hear someone say that.
- Even an acknowledgement that ‘mistakes were made ‘- a notorious passive-voice, bureaucratic quasi-evasion of responsibility - would be music to our ears just about now.’
Middle English: from Old French musique, via Latin from Greek mousikē (tekhnē) '(art) of the Muses', from mousa 'muse'.