Definition of Piece of music

1. Noun. A musical work that has been created. "The composition is written in four movements"

Lexicographical Neighbors of Piece Of Music

piece de resistance
piece goods
piece of cake
piece of cloth
piece of clothing
piece of eight
piece of furniture
piece of ground
piece of land
piece of leather
piece of material
piece of music (current term)
piece of one
piece of tail
piece of work
piece of writing
piece out
piece rate
piece together
piece work

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 ..."

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