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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Deciphering Singer Pro Sheet Music and Finding Your Vocal Range

Are you inspired to practice your singing? Want to sing one of the latest hit songs from your favorite performers? You may have noticed that we offer something called “Singer Pro” editions of our sheet music. This type of sheet music provides you with the ability to sing the vocal line for your favorite song with a piano accompaniment. Take a look: These measures are from the spiritual Wade in the Water. You can see that the vocal line is separated from the piano accompaniment, and that the accompaniment complements the singer’s voice. Our Singer Pro sheet music is a type of scoring where the melody line is not included
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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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And Now Customer Service Would Like to Say…

…Happy Holidays! We recently extended our appreciation to our Customer Service department for all their hard work. With a little… okay a LOT of chocolate… we managed to break them away from the phones for a few minutes to take this picture. You can see they are keeping themselves warm with some hand-knitted scarves that were made by one of our fabulous customer service team members. This time of year is exceptionally busy for them, as it is for many people who work in customer service. Not only are they working hard to answer your questions, but they’re often helping new customers, too. Our customer service team loves this time
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Four Reasons to Fill Out your Customer Profile and Preferences

Whether you’ve purchased sheet music with us before or not, there’s an area on Musicnotes.com where you can create a customer profile. I’d like to talk about the benefits of using the Musicnotes.com customer profile page today and will show you how to fill it out later this week. Write Reviews – Your customer profile, once public, enables you to write reviews of sheet music that you’ve purchased from us. The reason why we ask that you fill out your public profile when writing reviews is to provide our musical community with a "scale" of your musical experience. For example, if you review Claire de Lune by Debussy and give
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