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There’s An App for That: Useful Apps for Musicians

Need to distract your cat with an iPad game? There’s an app for that. Want to check for nearby ghosts? Yup. App for that too. (It’s an EMF detector.) Got a work rival or annoying classmate you want to perform digital voodoo on? As Iggy Pop sang in ‘Search and Destroy,’ “Look out honey, ’cause I’m using technology!” In our ever-evolving world, nearly anything you’d like your iPad, tablet or reader to do is simply a download away. As musicians, apps are changing the way we learn, practice and perform. Musical apps can help you remember a chord, they can take the place of heavy, cumbersome gig gear, and there
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Great audition songs to land you the part.

40 MORE Audition Songs for the Stage

Need a musical piece for your school or college tryout?  Searching for a number suited to the part you’re looking to land? Musicnotes is back to help with 40 MORE songs to prepare for musical theater auditions. Following up on our popular “40+ Songs for Stage and Show Auditions” post,  we’ve again consulted with multiple auditioners who’ve worked on professional  productions of all sizes to bring you this extensive list of 40 great (think: not overused) audition pieces for the stage. What’s more, we’ve selected these works from 40 different shows, meaning even if one doesn’t seem like quite the right fit, you can explore a bit further to find
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Download Academy Award Nominated Sheet Music

Lights, Camera, Sheet Music! Play Academy Awards Best Song Nominees

The red carpet is rolled out, the statues are polished, the performers are booked and our ‘Gravity‘ and ‘The Book Thief‘ sheet music is at-the-ready. I don’t know about you, but I’m eager to curl up with a mug of cocoa (its still harshly arctic here in Wisconsin) tomorrow night and celebrate recent big-screen thespian and melodic pursuits. In preparation for the main event, we’ve culled some  Academy Awards Best Song trivia. Take our Best Song challenge at the end to test your motion picture musical knowledge!

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Inspire, Encourage and Reward Beginning Pianists with New Beginner Notes Music

As we approach the circular drive my stomach starts knotting up, and I question my preparedness. We pull up to the ranch-style home,  paint-peeled decorative trim framing the large sun-catcher-filled bay window,  leading my eyes to the well-worn upright Mason & Hamlin inside. I say goodbye to my dad, tuck my loose sheets into my lesson book, jump from the truck and nervously head to the door, ringing the bell reluctantly. Mrs. Bindley is already waiting on the other side. Opening the door, she offers me a grandmotherly smile, I breathe in the lemony Pine-Sol and rich cookie-scented air, and I’m instantly at ease, ready and eager to make music.
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Top 10 Love Songs for Valentine’s Day!

Are you feeling the pressure yet? Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, and those of you struggling to find a gift or special song to play are going to be very relieved. I’ve put together a list of Top 10 Love Songs for Valentine’s Day this year, just for you! These songs are based on what has been popular at Musicnotes, and are not in any particular order. I’ve also included a few more fun, upbeat tunes, so your Valentine’s Day play list isn’t made up of just slow, soulful songs. (Having fun and dancing around can be romantic too!) Check out the list below!

Eurovision 2010 and Other New Sheet Music Titles from the U.K.

New to musicnotes.com recently is another host of exciting titles that will make you want to pick up an instrument and start to play! First up is another number from the hugely successful U.S. TV series, Glee. Take a look at our arrangement of the Glee Cast’s version of “Poker Face” from Season 1, Episode 20 of the show, arranged in the extremely popular Singer Pro format. If you enjoy singing along to this, why not check out our full selection of titles by the Glee Cast, or if you’d like to revisit the original then follow this link to the Lady GaGa hit, arranged for Piano, Voice and Guitar.
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UK’s Popular Football Song and Other New Sheet Music!

In celebration of the World Cup fever, we’ve arranged the UK’s favourite football anthem entitled World In Motion by New Order for piano, voice and guitar. Initially released to coincide with the 1990 World Cup, the original version features appearances from several members of the England Squad of the time, including a rap by John Barnes. World In Motion became New Order’s first and only number one in the UK singles chart and has proved an enduring hit, with remixes released for almost every World Cup competition since. Christina Aguilera’s second single from her new album “Bionic” is the powerful ballad You Lost Me. Whilst promoting her new album she
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Twilight: Eclipse Sheet Music for the Soundtrack

Are you ready to watch TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE in theatres this June? Musicnotes.com is pleased to present you with sheet music for TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE, including a band-approved arrangement of the first single entitled “Neutron Star Collision (Love is Forever)” by Muse. The soundtrack for the third film in The Twilight Saga has been rocketing off the music charts! Based on your requests, we’re continually adding new sheet music from TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE so be sure to bookmark this post and check back for your favorite songs. Songs performed in TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE are listed below. If we have sheet music or guitar tab for any of the songs, you can follow the link.
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