Definition of Piece of music
1. Noun. A musical work that has been created. "The composition is written in four movements"
Specialized synonyms: Morceau, Sheet Music, Arrangement, Musical Arrangement, Realisation, Realization, Intermezzo, Allegro, Allegretto, Andante, Introit, Solo, Duet, Duette, Duo, Trio, Quartet, Quartette, Quintet, Quintette, Sestet, Sextet, Sextette, Septet, Septette, Octet, Octette, Bagatelle, Divertimento, Serenade, Canon, Etude, Idyl, Idyll, Pastoral, Pastorale, Toccata, Fantasia, Musical Passage, Passage, Movement, Largo, Larghetto, Suite, Symphonic Poem, Tone Poem, Medley, Pastiche, Potpourri, Nocturne, Notturno, Adagio, Song, Vocal, Study, Capriccio, Motet, Program Music, Programme Music, Incidental Music
Generic synonyms: Music
Terms within: Coda, Finale
Derivative terms: Compose
Lexicographical Neighbors of Piece Of Music
Literary usage of Piece of music
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the (1898)
"... infrequently blunder into playing solos among the orchestra, after a piece of music had been brought to its conclusion. He died in New York city in 1858 ..."
2. Manual of Harmony: A Practical Guide to Its Study Prepared Especially for by Ernst Friedrich Richter, Alfred Richter (1912)
"... its intervals and the mode of its employment, with the seventh-chord on the sixth degree of the major key. CHAPTER XI On Modulation in a Piece of Music ..."
3. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"A short piece of music imitating in style that played on this kind of bagpipe, ie of a soft and gentle character and with a drone-bass ; hence, ..."
4. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1880)
"... second representation, that no piece of music should be encored. Never was anything more complete than the triumph of Mozart, and his Nozze di Figaro, ..."
5. The Musical World (1847)
"... St. Martin's Lane, Charing Crossi Subscriber is entitled to an Admission to an Annual Concert, and a Piece of Music, (regular Music size) Monthly. No. ..."
6. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1910)
"The construction of a piece of music in grand, full proportions, was to him a labour, and rarely a successful one. He does not so much develop from within ..."