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Pronunciation: /ˈmjuːzɪk/

Translation of music in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (art form) música (feminine) she's listening to some music está escuchando música to make music tocar* música to set o put sth to music ponerle* música a algo the news/his reply was music to her ears la noticia/su respuesta le sonó a música celestial to face the music afrontar las consecuencias, apechugar* con las consecuencias [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) [lesson/teacher/festival] de música music critic crítico, (masculine, feminine) musical or de música music lover melómano, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (written notes) partitura (feminine), música (feminine) can you read music? ¿sabes solfeo?, ¿sabes leer música? (before noun/delante del nombre) music book libro (masculine) de música
    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.

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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.