Music in a sentence

The word "music" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of music and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Music

  • The science and the art of tones, or musical sounds, i. e., sounds of higher or lower pitch, begotten of uniform and synchronous vibrations, as of a string at various degrees of tension; the science of harmonical tones which treats of the principles of harmony, or the properties, dependences, and relations of tones to each other; the art of combining tones in a manner to please the ear.
  • Melody; a rhythmical and otherwise agreeable succession of tones.
  • Harmony; an accordant combination of simultaneous tones.
  • The written and printed notation of a musical composition; the score.
  • Love of music; capacity of enjoying music.
  • A more or less musical sound made by many of the lower animals. See Stridulation.
  • musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)
  • punishment for one's actions
  • any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
  • (music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)
  • an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

How to use music in a sentence. Music pronunciation.

I may sit in the court-yard and hear the singers, may listen to the tale-tellers by the light of the moon; I may hear the tales of Al-Raschid chanted by one whose tongue never falters, and whose voice is like music; after the manner of the East I may give bread and meat to the poor at sunset; I may call the dancers to the feast.
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He had a voice like music.
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Fanaticism had caught a note of savage music that tuned it to its height.
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It blows flimsy houses down, lifts shingle roofs occasionally, rolls up tin ones like sheet music, now and then blows a stage coach over and spills the passengers; and tradition says the reason there are so many bald people there, is, that the wind blows the hair off their heads while they are looking skyward after their hats.
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In her school-days, Louise had learned to "play the piano," but, caring little or nothing for music, she had hardly touched a key for several years.
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When we Americans swell with pride over our industrial prosperity, we might profitably reflect for a moment on the comparative value of America's and Russia's contributions to literature and music.
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When Turgenev came up after the music, he spoke to us with great kindness, spoke of our father, and of having dined at our house, and he promised kindly and willingly to come and call next day upon my sister and me in Onslow Gardens.
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Perhaps she simply supplied him with music, which was one of the greatest passions and inspirations of his life.
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His mind is covered with the decorations of art, music, philosophy, and all the ornaments engraved on it by wide travel, sound culture, and prolonged thought; but he can do no execution with it, because there is no single, steady, informing purpose inside.
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At the conclusion of the great garden-scene, Turgenev, by what seems the pure inspiration of genius, has expressed the ecstasy of love in old Lemm's wonderful music It is as though the passion of the lovers had mounted to that pitch where language would be utterly inadequate; indeed, one feels in reading that scene that the next page must be an anti-climax.
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The dead silence of the sleeping little town is broken by "strains of divine, triumphant music. . . .
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The music resounded in still greater magnificence; a mighty flood of melody-and all his bliss seemed speaking and singing in its strains. . .
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Tell me why it is that even when we are enjoying music, for instance, or a fine evening, or a conversation with sympathetic people, it all seems an intimation of some measureless happiness existing apart somewhere rather than actual happiness such, I mean, as we ourselves are in possession of?
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It is the mysterious charm of music, that makes our hearts swell and our eyes swim.
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The silver tones and subtle music of Turgenev's clavichord were followed by the crashing force of Tolstoi's organ harmonies, and by the thrilling, heart-piercing discords struck by Dostoevski.
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His expression changed with the music.
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Many hundreds of amateur players have struggled through the music of the "Kreuzer Sonata," trying vainly to see in it what Tolstoi declared it means.
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If the novelist had really wished to describe sensual music, he would have made a much more felicitous choice of "Tristan und Isolde.
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Our daily life shall be a pleasurable toil, an enfranchised science, a wonderful music, an everlasting merrymaking.
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The ladies of the private apartments were required to observe these rules, and were responsible for their execution; and one of them was required to be present at the music, painting, and embroidery lessons of the Empress, and wrote letters by her dictation or under her orders.
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Examples of Music

Example #1
But what comfort shall it give?
Example #2
Are not Foorgat's riches mine, his Palace, his gardens, his cattle, and his plantations, are they not mine?
Example #3
He saluted the others gravely, and his eyes rested upon Achmet in a way which Higli Pasha noted for subsequent gossip.
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He leaned forward eagerly, the cruel and ugly look faded slowly from his eyes.
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A stroke of the vast paw, a smothered roar as the teeth gave into the neck of the beautiful Fatima, and then-no more.
Example #6
When his chief eunuch accused her of a guilty love, he had given her paramour and herself to that awful death.