- 1Vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion: couples were dancing to the music baroque musicMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Participants should come with a prepared piece of baroque solo violin music.
- Local instrumental and vocal music is very popular, as are songs from other Arab countries.
- Baroque music like this requires a distinguished ensemble with virtuosi performers.
- 1.1The art or science of composing or performing music: he devoted his life to musicMás ejemplos en oraciones
- He combined his interests in music and literature with first class science.
- We often think of music as expressing emotions, and research has backed this notion up.
- She started to play the clarinet and studied music at university in Wolverhampton.
- 2The written or printed signs representing vocal or instrumental sound: Tony learned to read musicMás ejemplos en oraciones
- 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 standMás ejemplos en oraciones
- 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.
music of the spheres
- see sphere.
music to one's ears
- Something that is very pleasant or gratifying to hear or discover: the commission’s report was music to the ears of the governmentMás ejemplos en oraciones
- 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'.