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set something to music

to write a piece of music to accompany a set of words. The musician set my lyrics to music. The rock band set the poem to music.
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Music on a mission Set To Music is unbeaten in Listed company - she won the Galtres Stakes at York last year and the Warwickshire Oaks in June.
While she can handle cut, Set To Music appears to be at her peak on quicker ground so conditions should be right up her street in the British Stallion Studs EBF Chalice Stakes.
Set To Music turned in a much better display when dropped to Group Three company last time at Haydock when she finished just behind Shimmering Surf in second.
Nevertheless that was a decent run and eased back down to Listed class for the Voute Sales Warwickshire Oaks Stakes, Set To Music must have an excellent chance.
3) Flight attendant Claire (Kirsten Dunst) and West Coast shoe designer Drew (Orlando Bloom) find romance, set to music, in ``Elizabethtown.
And saving the best for last, Danielle Darrieux, all 85 elegant years of her, sings "Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux" ("There Is No Happy Love"), a poem by Louis Aragon set to music by Georges Brassens.
The Washington Ballet will present an eclectic repertoire featuring Trey McIntyre's Blue Until June set to music made famous by blues diva Etta James; Nacho Duato's organic and lush Na Floresta; Allegro Brillante by ballet legend George Balanchine; and a classical pas de deux.
The project follows the Pope's 1999 Abba Pater CD of inspirational messages set to music and last year's landmark papal outreach, when the Pope was named an honorary Harlem Globetrotter and, yes, even starred in his own comic book.
The text was published in his "autobiographical collage," Fates Worse Than Death, and has now been set to music by New York composer Seymour Barab as the Cosmos Cantata, a title taken from the poem's opening line, "Rest eternal grant them, O Cosmos, and let not light disturb their peace.
The friend tossed the poem into a trunk where it languished unseen for 14 years; eventually, the poem was retrieved, set to music by William Monk (1823-1889) at a time of deep sorrow in his own life, and became one of the most beloved hymns of Christendom,
It will see a selection of Blake's masterpieces set to music from the eight piece jazz group.
This morning I caught myself humming "Trees," Joyce Kilmer's poem set to music.
Complete digital image and video slideshows set to music can be easily downloaded and later viewed offline on any computer
SET TO MUSIC faced what was probably an impossible task last time, but an easier test awaits at Newbury tomorrow.
Before that success Set To Music had come off second best to one of today's rivals Shimmering Surf in a Listed contest over course and distance.