sheet music


music printed on unbound sheets of paper.

Origin of sheet music

First recorded in 1855–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for sheet music

songbook, score, tablature

Examples from the Web for sheet music

Historical Examples of sheet music

  • The mermaids under the water, they have among themselves no sheet-music, so on shells they must read it.


    Laura E. Richards

  • Well, doubtless he'll give you some music,—sheet-music, you know; and perhaps some magazines.

  • The next year more books arrived, with some sheet-music as well, and thus Nance's mind was fed upon new delights.

    If Any Man Sin

    H. A. Cody

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
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