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Keeping You In Tune with Musicnotes News

Hi there, It’s been a while! We took a bit of a break from updating our blog to focus on implementing some exciting changes and adding new functions to Musicnotes.com. I and the MN team look forward to exploring them with you and getting your feedback right here in the coming months. As you can tell, we’ve given our blog page a mini-makeover and hope you find it easy to peruse and valuable to read. Actually, we want you to think of this site as even more than just a source for Musicnotes tech updates and company news (although you’ll most certainly be the first to know about both). We
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What Musicnotes.com Has Been Working On For You

If you’ve been a customer of Musicnotes.com for some time now, you’re probably aware that we’re continually making changes to improve your shopping experience when you order songbooks or download sheet music.  Over the last few months we’ve made quite a bit of changes to the site that we feel you’ll be really interested to learn about. Many of these changes came as a result of a survey thousands of you filled out to share your thoughts about our business. Easier Ways to Shop One of the biggest changes we’ve put in place over the last few months is something geared toward our new customers. When you browse our site,
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Great Song Requests and Vocal Method Book Sales in The Whole Note

From sheet music for songs from Glee to filling your song requests and adding sheet music for songs from The Beatles: Rock Band, we have had a very busy past couple of weeks. We are thrilled to announce several new songs that we’ve been working on. Some of these songs are older; some are “brand new.” For example, we have sheet music for Meet Me On The Equinox from Death Cab for Cutie. This song is the first song announced for the movie NEW MOON, the sequel to TWILIGHT. The song Magic by Selena Gomez, on the other hand, is a song from the 70s that many of you have
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New Songs that You’ve Requested!

In our continued effort to offer you the songs you want to play, we have quite a few song titles that went live this week on our site. It really means a lot to us when we can offer sheet music for songs you like, and not just because we sell it. Many of us here are either musicians or music lovers in our own right, so we understand what it’s like to fall in love with a song. Here are quite a few, new songs that you have requested. Fly With Me sheet music by the Jonas Brothers. Lovegame sheet music by Lady Gaga. COMING SOON! The Calculation sheet
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Chopin, Ask Musicnotes and U2 in The Whole Note

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 salon genre of the nocturne, invented by Irish composer John Field, to a deeper level of sophistication. Three of Chopin’s twenty-one Nocturnes were only published after his death in 1849, contrary to his wishes. He also endowed popular dance forms, such as the Polish mazurek and the Viennese waltz, with a greater range of melody
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Had a Song Suggestion? Here’s a Few of Your Requests!

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 you who are new to Musicnotes, here’s the Top Five most requested songs that are now available on Musicnotes.com. These are songs that YOU asked for, and are now available through our site for the US and Canada. One Pair of Hands by Carroll Roberson Never Say Never by The Fray Where the Story Ends
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Want to Become a Better Musician? Musicnotes Wants to Help!

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 to life in one way or another. We’d like to share our knowledge with you by opening the floor to your questions. Here’s how we’d like to help you in your music endeavors: Trying to learn music and need answers? Write down your question related to learning music or music performance and send your question
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How Are you Enjoying the New Musicnotes.com Blog? :)

We’ve been very grateful to you, our customers, over the years because you have always given us excellent feedback that has helped us create a better experience for you on our site. We read every comment you make and love your suggestions for sheet music. Many of the fine folk located in our customer service department have been sharing your wonderful stories here in the office, too. Would you be so kind as to let us know what you enjoy reading or listening to on this blog? It would mean a lot to us, and will help us further understand how we can be helpful to you in your musical
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How to Get More Personalization through Musicnotes.com with RSS

Last week, we had mentioned four reasons to fill out your customer preferences on Musicnotes.com, and told you about the coupon we offer if you haven’t filled them out before. Today I’d like to talk to you about another way to get more personalization through our site. As you know, we upload approximately 200 to 300 new sheet music downloads for songs every week. Our inventory spans period music to contemporary, ranging from classical to country, death metal to Christian rock. With almost 90,000 sheet music downloads, if you have a song you need sheet music for, we probably have it. To stay in touch with your preferred type of
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