Archive for 'Movies'
Posted on Mar 19, 2009 by Monica.
Did you know that we have an extensive collection of Disney sheet music? From Down to Earth sheet music from Wall-E to animated classic films like Sleeping Beauty, sheet music for Disney animated films is a great way to entice young students to practice. Disney sheet music is also a lot of fun to sing, [...]
Posted on Mar 09, 2009 by Monica.
Watchmen released in theaters this past weekend grossing an impressive $55.7 million. The film is based on an acclaimed graphic novel by Alan Moore, who has a love-hate relationship with Hollywood. So far the film has received an average rating of 65 percent according to Watchmen reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, in part due to its [...]
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 20, 2009 by Monica.
What do movies like Benjamin Button, the Dark Knight or Wall-E have in common? If you guessed the Oscars, then you guessed right! We took a look into our sheet music vault to see what songs we had for these fabulous films. Everyone is talking about The Wrestler starring Mickey Rourke. The soundtrack features many [...]
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 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 05, 2009 by Monica.
The song Down to Earth for the movie Wall-E, sung by veteran performer Peter Gabriel, has been nominated for both a Grammy and an Oscar. This six-minute song was featured in the animated film Wall-E by Disney and Pixar Studios, and is a perfect compliment to a movie about this trash compactor robot. (His full [...]
Posted on Dec 09, 2008 by Monica.
We mentioned in an earlier edition of “The Whole Note” that we had received sheet music for the song “While I’m Waiting” by John Waller, a song featured in the movie Fireproof starring Kirk Cameron. This song was one that many of you had requested, and we are pleased to now offer you more songs [...]
Posted on Dec 04, 2008 by Monica.
The hot Christmas movie this season is called “Four Christmases.” This movie stars Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn as a couple who have avoided visiting their parents for the past three years. Here’s a little bit about the movie from the official Four Christmases website. No one enjoys the holidays more than Brad and Kate. [...]
Posted on Nov 19, 2008 by Monica.
If you love superheroes and science fiction, you probably are eagerly anticipating the March 6, 2009 release of “The Watchmen.” This movie is based on a graphic novel written by Alan Moore (V for Vendetta) and many fans can’t wait for the film to be released. Watchmen takes place in an alternate history United States [...]