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Music-folio

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Music-folio &c., a roll, cabinet, &c. for carrying sheet music
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. musique—L. musica—Gr. mousikē (technē, art), mousa, a muse.

Usage

In literature:

Handsome cabinets contained costly and elaborate collections and folios of music, a complete library of the entire world's best productions.
"The Air Trust" by George Allan England
This copy is the original folio edition, with music, published in 1845.
"The Life Story of an Old Rebel" by John Denvir
She looked regretfully at the piano and the old, neatly bound folios of music with 'M.
"Peter and Jane" by S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
Large music folio, 5s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 194, July 16, 1853" by Various
Large music folio, 62 pages, price only 4s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 234, April 22, 1854" by Various
He represented me as seated on five or six folios of music with my hands in the air, scarcely reaching the keyboard.
"My Recollections" by Jules Massenet
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In news:

Have you noticed an impact on your sales of print music with the advent of digital folios.
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