Opus – meaning of the word and example

A piece of music written by a particular musician and given a number relating to the order in which it was published. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Any work of art. (Cambridge Dictionary)

An opus is a piece of classical music by a particular composer. Opus is usually followed by a number which indicates at what point the piece was written. The abbreviation op. is also used. (Collins Dictionary)

You can refer to an artistic work such as a piece of music or writing or a painting as an opus. (Collins Dictionary)

A musical composition or set of compositions usually numbered in the order of its issue. (Merriam – Webster)

In music – a separate composition or set of compositions. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Example

Opus 15.

https://www.musicnotes.com/sheetmusic/mtd.asp?ppn=MN0075226

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