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sheet music

music printed on unbound sheets of paper.
Origin of sheet music
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Send your piece to any publishing house whose name you find on the title pages of your sheet music.

    Piano Playing Josef Hofmann
  • The shelves may be utilized for holding books, magazines or sheet music.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • Stillman drifted away; Mrs. Condor began to run through the sheet music lying on the piano.

    The Blood Red Dawn Charles Caldwell Dobie
  • The sorting and packing of this consignment of sheet music was handled by Sergt.

  • The pile of sheet music which had been left on the piano by the family, had been culled over and nearly all taken away.

    Three Years in the Sixth Corps George T. Stevens
British Dictionary definitions for sheet music

sheet music

the printed or written copy of a short composition or piece, esp in the form of unbound leaves
music in its written or printed form
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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