Definition of short score in English:

short score

Syllabification: short score

noun

Music
A score in which the parts are condensed onto a small number of staves.
More example sentences
  • Open-score systems were used in Italy from the early 16th century, whereas French and Italian keyboard sources tended to use short scores with staves of from five to eight lines.
  • It consists of a sonata-allegro, complete in full score except for the last 17 bars; the short score of a slow movement; and fragments of a rondo finale.
  • I do not write a short score and then orchestrate.

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