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Posted on Apr 20, 2009 by Bill Aicher.
Madison, WI – April 20, 2009 – Musicnotes, Inc., the market leader in downloadable sheet music, announced today that Susan Boyle, the singer who stunned viewers the world over with her performance of “I Dreamed a Dream” on the ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ TV show, has influenced sales of sheet music as well. “We have never [...]
Posted on Apr 13, 2009 by Monica.
Notation is the way music is represented by written symbols. Symbols can include notes or other markings that indicate how to play your song. A few of you had asked what some of those musical symbols mean, and our production team recommended this list of modern musical symbols which includes everything from a “staff” to [...]
Posted on Apr 09, 2009 by Monica.
According to the Wikipedia entry on Chopin, “Chopin’s music for the piano combined a unique rhythmic sense (particularly his use of rubato), frequent use of chromaticism, and counterpoint. This mixture produces a particularly fragile sound in the melody and the harmony, which are nonetheless underpinned by solid and interesting harmonic techniques. He took the new [...]
Posted on Mar 12, 2009 by Monica.
Seems like only yesterday when we posted about our continued efforts to help you find your song. We’re not ready to make our big announcement yet, but we can tell you that we’ve made significant changes on the back end to get ready a change. Before we revisit the song suggestion tool for those of [...]
Posted on Mar 12, 2009 by Bill Aicher.
Madison, WI – March 12, 2009 – Musicnotes, Inc., the market leader in downloadable sheet music, announced today that it recently sold its five-millionth download since the site first launched (1999). The five-millionth download was a Guitar Guru Session of Don McClean’s “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night),” and was sold to a customer in Germany. Musicnotes [...]
Posted on Feb 24, 2009 by Bill Aicher.
Madison, WI – February 24, 2009 – Musicnotes, Inc., the market leader in downloadable sheet music, announced today that songwriter Leonard Cohen, and music publisher Sony/ATV Music Publishing, are the recipients of the seventh annual Musicnotes Song of the Year Award for the song, “Hallelujah.” The Musicnotes Song of the Year Award is presented each [...]
Posted on Feb 16, 2009 by Monica.
Did you know that Musicnotes.com customers can review the sheet music they’ve purchased on our site? Sheet music reviews can be pretty subjective, because musicians and singers might have different levels of proficiency. That’s one of the reasons why we designed the reviews the way we did. Customers can score sheet music based on its [...]
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 15, 2009 by Monica.
Are you using Twitter to interact with your friends and family? Twitter is a micro-blogging service where you can send links and brief bits of news to your followers, reply to “Tweets” and get the latest news from people you follow. If you are already using Twitter, then you might want to consider follow your [...]
Posted on Jan 12, 2009 by Bill Aicher.
Whew! We’re already a few weeks into 2009, and it’s only just now starting to sink in. 2008 was a tremendous year for us at Musicnotes and, as usual, the holiday season was extraordinarily hectic (in that good kind of way, though). Now that I’ve had a chance to finally take a step back and [...]