A woman’s smoky contralto crooned words I ’d never heard sung, though they were printed on the tattered sheet music in my old accordion case.
Diarmuid: Second-hand and antiquarian books, and sheet music; they have something for everyone. There's also a big children's department, with a tank with piranha fish in it.
But my parents were still hopingI might have some hidden musical aptitude, so when I picked up the score Mom sat down next to me and tried to help me with it.
Our publication cover a wide range of popular, jazz and education titles together with a substantial catalogue of brass band and concert band material.
When mankind invented musical scores, music started to break away from the boundaries of being merely a performing art, and develop into a system of “written symbols” that can be recorded and spread.
Who was Cole Porter as I glance through my music here? Oh, phooey.
Joe knows many songs well, and can play them by ear.
Stravinsky, when he wrote the Rite of Spring, put the entire score up on the walls of his apartment so he could look at the piece as a whole.
a manuscript fragment, of late Tang or Five Dynasties date, and containing lute-tablatures was discovered in the hidden library at Dunhuang(Cave of a Thousand Buddhas)in China.
a number of musical notations, both tablatures and pitch-notations (relative and absolute) survive from the Song period; for instance, tablatures for drum, zither, etc. are to be found in the popular encyclopedia Shilin guangji.