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sheet music

1. the printed or written copy of a short composition or piece, esp in the form of unbound leaves
2. music in its written or printed form
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Even the sheet-music covers themselves sometimes receive attention.
In his American Songbook Archive, there is a vast sheet-music collection that certainly contains items similar to what we have, although it does not specifically contain radio-station collections.
Hamm naturally emphasizes differences between more authentic reduced scores and edited sheet-music versions, noting various instances in which publishers shortened extended numbers, regularized unusual structures, and softened dissonant harmonies.
At the same time, some of the sheet-music publications, especial those released by Universal, turn out to be rather straightforward piano-voice reductions.
His inclusion of the separately published American vernacular song in his sheet-music sales catalog contrasts sharply with his complete exclusion of this same genre from the list in his dictionary a decade later - a list that includes "the names of all important works that have come to my notice."(55)
Something of this situation is implied by the need to mix European art music with American vernacular songs in sheet-music catalogs, even during the time when the distinction between "musical works" and "sheet music" may have been at its strongest.
The Center's sheet-music collection is thought to be the largest in the Southeast.