On the Third Day of Christmas, Enjoy 40% Off The Holly and the Ivy!

Break out your flutes and warm up your voices, we’ve got a great song for Christmas music lovers today! To celebrate the third day of Christmas, enjoy forty percent off Musicnotes Edition arrangements of “The Holly and the Ivy” through Monday, December 14th. Our selection includes arrangements for multiple instruments including guitar, flute, clarinet, piano and more! Be sure to preview these arrangements; some songs have lyrics and some do not. To take part in the sale, please browse our Musicnotes Editions arrangements of The Holly and the Ivy. As we pointed out in the details below, the sale price may not be reflected in the search results. So be
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On the Second Day of Christmas, Take 40% Off “The Friendly Beasts”

Yesterday, we were thrilled to hear that some of you are picking up your instruments for the first time in a long time. We hope you’re enjoying the holidays by playing or singing your favorite songs, and we’d like to help inspire you. After all, today is the second day of our Musicnotes 12 Days of Christmas sale! To celebrate the second day of Christmas, enjoy forty percent off Musicnotes Edition arrangements of “The Friendly Beasts.” Our selection includes arrangements both with and without lyrics. To take part in the sale, please browse our Musicnotes Editions arrangements of The Friendly Beasts. As we pointed out in the details below, the
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Announcing Musicnotes 12 Days of Christmas SALE!

Traditionally, the twelve days of Christmas is a time of holiday celebration that begins on December the 25th and ends on January 6th. Here at Musicnotes.com, we’d like to help bring you some Christmas cheer early this year. As part of our continued commitment to ensure that you have the sheet music you want to play this holiday season, Musicnotes.com is offering a series of one-day only sales on select songs from our Christmas Musicnotes Editions catalog. These Christmas Musicnotes Editions will be heavily discounted at forty percent off, and will provide you with the opportunity to download twelve of your favorite Christmas carols at a low price. To celebrate
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Free Christmas Sheet Music for December and Special Offer!

Do you hear those bells jingling? It’s time for another free sheet music download of the month, and this time we’re giving away free Christmas songs. For our piano/vocal/guitar arrangement, we’re providing you with a medley of two Christmas carols. We blended STILL, STILL, STILL and THE HOLLY AND THE IVY into a beautiful Christmas song for you to play or sing. Composed in 1819, STILL, STILL, STILL is a traditional Christmas carol that was originally published in German. THE HOLLY AND THE IVY is an older traditional Christmas carol that was published as a “broadside” in the early 1700s. Combined, the two carols together create a Christmas Christian sheet
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Free Holiday Songs, New Suggestions & Contest News in The Rest

For this month’s free sheet music download, we are offering separate arrangements for piano and guitar. For our free piano sheet music download, we are featuring a holiday medley of the songs Jolly Old St. Nicholas and Up on the Housetop. Jolly Old St. Nicholas is a traditional Christmas carol that may have been composed in the early 1900s. The simple lyrics are about someone wishing for St. Nick to come and leave them presents in their stockings. Up on the Housetop (Ho! Ho! Ho!) is an older traditional Christmas carol from the 1860s. Composed by Benjamin Hanby, this popular tune is also about Santa coming down the chimney to
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Song Requests in The Whole Note

Are you a fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer? This television show, created by Joss Whedon, was about a teenage slayer who hunts vampires. Certain episodes were risky, creative endeavors that pushed the boundaries of this paranormal show. For example, Hush was an episode nominated for an Emmy with very little dialogue. Once More With Feeling was a musical episode that is widely popular, even to this day. The lyrics were part of the episode’s story, so characters often broke out into song. Of course, there were also a few random blurbs in the show that added a little bit of silliness, too. With music and lyrics written by Joss
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Spooky Broadway Shows, $1 Off Treat and More in The Whole Note

In this edition of The Whole Note, we’d like to turn your attention to the sound and stage. Do you know what’s lurking behind the curtain? We do! There are several Broadway shows that are perfect for Halloween. Whether they inspire you to dress up in costume or sing a little tune, we think you might get a kick out of these shows. SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a Broadway show that first appeared on stage in the late 1970s. Based on a character from the Penny Dreadful serial novel from the mid-1860s, this spooky barber cut more than his client’s hair. Assisted by Mrs. Lovett
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Free Estudio Brillante Guitar Tab and Headset Give-A-Way

Spanish guitarist-composer Francisco Tarrega wrote ESTUDIO BRILLANTE in the late 19th Century. This incredibly difficult etude was based on a sonatina by French violinist-composer Jean-Delphin Alard. In addition to Tarrega’s performing and teaching ability, he also arranged many pre-existing works for guitar by composers such as; Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Chopin. Even though he only wrote less than a hundred pieces for the guitar, the short compositions are enjoyed by many guitarists. Within the music world, many consider Tarrega to be an important founding figure for the classical guitar genre. Other works by Tarrega include how most famous work, RECUERDOS DE LA ALHAMBRA, and LAGRIMA, a popular guitar tab for beginners.
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Piano Players! Download Kitten On The Keys for Free in October

This month’s free piano sheet music download is a challenging ragtime song entitled KITTEN ON THE KEYS. Composed in 1921 by the late Edward Elzear “Zez” Confrey, KITTEN ON THE KEYS became an instant hit. This fun, ragtime piano solo sounds almost exactly like a playful kitten traipsing around on your piano keys. A very challenging piece to master due to its construction and “slide” technique, download free piano sheet music for KITTEN ON THE KEYS from now until October 31st. (Please note that we are offering a different song for guitar this month.) If you enjoy ragtime music, you might love to play or sing some of these other
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