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piece of music

This page is about the collocation piece of music

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

any musical work, including musical compositions, traditional works, improvised music, pop songs, etc.

For example

  • Erik Satie wrote some of the most wonderful pieces of music I've ever heard.

  • Chopin wrote many pieces of beautiful piano music, but only a few pieces for orchestra.

Note:
Related collocations include "piece of poetry" and "piece of sculpture"

Quick Quiz

A "piece of music" is

a. one single musical work

b. one section of a musical work

c. one instrument's part in the music

Contributor: Matt Errey