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music to (one's) ears

Something that is pleasing to hear, such as good news. When Michelle heard that her son and daughter-in-law were going to have a baby, it was music to her ears.
See also: ear, music

music to someone's ears

Fig. a welcome sound to someone; news that someone is pleased to hear. A: Here's your paycheck for this month. B: Ah, that's music to my ears!
See also: ear, music
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Performances by such stalwarts of the movement as Susana Baca, Chabuca Granda, and Cecilia Barraza will be sweet music to ears jaded by the overfamiliarity of many Latin American forms.
All this was music to ears. Even the Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih expressed his appreciation for the underlining tilt; the world needed fossil fuel for decades and new investments in the sector need to be promoted, and not discouraged.