Definition of Sharps
1. Noun. (plural of sharp) ¹
2. Verb. (music) (third-person singular of sharp) ¹
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Definition of Sharps
1. sharp [v] - See also: sharp
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Literary usage of Sharps
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy by Jacques Ozanam, Jean Etienne Montucla (1814)
"The tone of sol will have 13 sharps, from which if 12 be deducted, one sharp will ... The tone of/a* will have 6 sharps, or 6 flats, if we call it soft. ..."
2. Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy by Jacques Ozanam, Jean Etienne Montucla (1814)
"This change therefore ought always to be made when the number of the sharps exceeds six ; so that, since ten sharps, for example, would be found in the tone ..."
3. The New Carmina Sacra: Or Boston Collection of Church Music. Comprising the by Boston Academy of Music (1853)
"Fourth transposition by sharps; from A to E, a fifth higher, cr a fourth lower. ... Eighth transposition by sharps. Key of Gtf Eight sharps F#, Ctf, G#, D#, ..."
4. Progressive Music Lessons: A Course of Instruction Prepared for the Use of by George Brace Loomis (1885)
"The signature is seven sharps. Since in the first transposition we had the scale or key of ... Signature six sharps and one double sharp, or, eight sharps. ..."
5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"The division was hurried across, and on to sharps- burg. commanding,) the division rallied its scattered columns, and joined General Early, and drove the ..."
6. A Treatise on Harmony by Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley (1883)
"Major keys with sharps. sharps CJf 6 sharps FJf 5 sharps B fl 4 sharps EQ 3 sharps AjJ 2 sharps D fl 1 sharp GB Major natural key . ..."
7. Harmony Simplified: A Simple and Systematic Exposition of the Principles of by Frank Hartson Shepard (1896)
"Similarly, the key of D having two sharps, the key of DI will have 2 + 7 =9. Similarly, the key of A having three sharps, the key of AI will have 3 +7 = 10. ..."