The Beatles: Rock Band Video Game Debut and Sheet Music

September 9, 2009 is an important day in the world of music. The debut of The Beatles: Rock Band will mark the first time The Beatles music will be available digitally. Additionally, two new Beatles boxed CD collections will also be released on the same day. The release of The Beatles: Rock Band game is a technological wonder. In order to fit the songs into the Rock Band format, designers and technicians were required to separate a low quality, single track into high quality, multiple tracks that could be played and listened to. For the first time in a music game, players will also be able to harmonize their vocals,
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American Idol Songs, Sale on Heart and More in “The Whole Note”

This past week, American Idol debuted with a lot of contestants singing their hearts out. One contestant named Casey sang A Thousand Miles, another highlight featured Emily Wynne-Hughes singing Barracuda by Heart. Other songs featured in coverage related to the show included Alone by Heart and Lost by the band Coldplay. Since season one of American Idol, we’ve watched as aspiring singers have sung their way to the top. Kelly Clarkson. Clay Aiken. Carrie Underwood. Kimberly Locke. All of these top performers started on this intense television show and sung their way to a recording contract. Now you can play or sing right along with the former contestants from American
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Blue Dragon Sheet Music for Songs from the Video Game and Anime

In our continued efforts to expand our sheet music selection so you have the songs you want to play, we’ve recently added over forty digital sheet music downloads for the video game Blue Dragon. If you’re not familiar with this video game, the game is about an epic battle between light and dark. Blue Dragon is an epic role-playing game that centers on a young boy named Shu and several of his friends. These unlikely heroes possess the power to control phantom shadows that mirror the actions of their masters, giving Shu and his comrades miraculous strength and magical powers. The warriors can create and develop their combat styles by
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Kingdom Hearts Sheet Music comes to Musicnotes!

Like video game sheet music? Then you are going to love sheet music from Kingdom Hearts. This week we added two songs from the Kingdom Hearts video game series, blending Disney characters with Square Enix‘s popular Final Fantasy series. Earlier this month, the video game Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories was released for the PS2. The story for this video game takes place in between Kingdom Hearts I and Kingdom Hearts II. We have twenty-five songs from the Kingdom Hearts series, including Dearly Beloved and sheet music for Destiny Islands. Destiny Islands was the location where we first met Sora, Kairi and Rikku in Kingdom Hearts I. We invite you
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Video Game Sheet Music – Not Just for Kids!

Based on a number of requests, we’ve added digital sheet music downloads and sheet music books over the years that cover a range of video games including Final Fantasy (Square Enix) and Halo (Bungie). Our Video Games Live sheet music includes songs from Kingdom Hearts and Civilization IV. Many of the classic rock and modern songs we have on Musicnotes.com were also featured through Guitar Hero (Activision), Rock Band (Harmonix Music Systems, Inc) and the Dance, Dance Revolution series created by Konami. In a recent article from Yahoo! entitled "As music industry stumbles, musicians turn to games," the article addresses how great songwriters are taking their talents and enhancing the
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