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Posted on Mar 05, 2009 by Monica.
Are you an aspiring musician? Need help with learning your sheet music? We want to help. Just ask Musicnotes! Musicnotes.com employs a wide range of talented individuals who are as passionate about music as you are. From professional arrangers to educators to just plain old music lovers, everyone here is dedicated to bringing sheet music [...]
Posted on Feb 27, 2009 by Monica.
Do you remember the song Morning Has Broken? The popular melody performed by Cat Stevens in the early 1970s was originally based on a song by Scottish composer Mary MacDonald (1789 – 1872). The original lyrics for her hymn entitled Leanabh an Aigh were written in Gaelic. When the hymn was translated into English by [...]
Posted on Feb 26, 2009 by Monica.
Carter Burwell is a man of many talents whose abilities range from the technical to creative. During the course of his professional life, Carter has pursued the art of animation, software development, music performance and–of course–composing music for movies. Interestingly enough, he also enjoys other forms of composition which involve writing music for dance and [...]
Posted on Feb 20, 2009 by Monica.
Have you seen Bolt yet? Nominated for an Academy award, this film is about a Hollywood action star dog who believes he has super powers! But does he? If you haven’t found out whether or not Bolt’s true super powers lie in his paws or in his heart, you’ll definitely want to rent this heart-warming [...]
Posted on Feb 18, 2009 by Monica.
Can you sight-read sheet music? Enjoy singing unfamiliar pieces at holidays? Learning to read sheet music at first glace can be pretty challenging, because sight-reading doesn’t just depend upon your musical proficiency. For singers, it can be really difficult because different vocal techniques sometimes require practicing the song measure-by-measure rather than in its entirety. If [...]
Posted on Feb 13, 2009 by Monica.
With thirteen nominations for an Academy Award, moviegoers are flocking to see this film based on a story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, the film clocks in at almost three hours long and chronicles the life of a man born in his eighties who ages backwards. The soundtrack for Benjamin [...]
Posted on Feb 06, 2009 by Monica.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year by reliving some of your most heartfelt memories. From wedding sheet music to popular love songs that highlight the best parts of your relationships, it’s easy to mark the milestones of your heart with a song. This Valentine’s Day, remember your greatest moments with older love songs like The Luckiest [...]
Posted on Feb 02, 2009 by Monica.
Earlier this month, we reflected on all the things we’ve done this past year for our customers and music fans everywhere. Our marketing director was kind enough to pop by and talk about these efforts in this post entitled, “2008: Highlights from Musicnotes.com. We’ve also took a look at what your favorite songs were from [...]
Posted on Jan 31, 2009 by Monica.
Can you hear birds singing? While it might not be Spring just yet, our hearts are all a-flutter here. February’s free sheet music download of the month is an interesting love song called “When My Baby Smiles At Me.” Composed in 1920 by Bill Munro, the lyrics for “When My Baby Smiles at Me” were [...]
Posted on Jan 23, 2009 by Monica.
Feel the power of the force! Are you a jedi? Do you think you can bend spoons with your mind? (We won’t laugh if you do!) Join us in the world of Star Wars and embrace your light (or dark) side by learning how to play Clone Wars sheet music! Choose from songs like Ahsoka’s [...]