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February’s Free Sheet Music is Good, Old-Fashioned Fun!

We are feeling particularly inspired, and hoping that you’d find musical inspiration this month, too. So, we put together a fun little video to highlight how awesomely convenient it is to have a world of sheet music available right at your fingertips! There’s no reason to NOT to be inspired to play something new to play right now. We’re even offering a FREE sheet music download of your choice for the month of February.* Choose from more than 7,000 qualifying arrangements covering all instruments and skill levels. Then, be sure to follow our protagonist John’s lead, and download our FREE mobile and desktop apps to have your music on hand
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Simple Gifts of Music, Mindfulness and Thanksgiving

As we prepare to share in heart-warming traditions, celebratory musical gatherings and, yes, retail-related reverie, we look back nearly 170 years to a song that provides a gentle reminder of gratitude in its purest form. “Simple Gifts” was composed by Joseph Brackett in 1848, and its melody and message are as relevant today as when the Shaker elder first penned the piece. The tune itself is instantly recognizable, having appeared in a number of variations through the years such as Sydney Carter’s 1963 “Lord of the Dance,” Aaron Copland’s ‘Appalachian Spring’ ballet, TV spots for cars and appliances, and covers ranging from contemporary Christian artists to rock bands. Joseph Brackett’s
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Fun! Engaging! Educational! Learn How to Play Piano with Piano Maestro for FREE.

At the heart of everything we do, Musicnotes aims to help you make the world a more musical place. Every once in a while, a tool comes along that so closely and perfectly aligns with our mission, we can’t wait to share it with all of you. If you know someone who wants to learn how to play piano, or if you’re looking to pick music back up after time away, JoyTunes‘s Piano Maestro, for iOS, is one of the hands-down best music education apps we’ve seen (and they have the awards to prove it). We’re so excited to announce that our friends at JoyTunes are offering a FREE Piano Maestro 1-month membership to our
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Q&A With Superstar Pianist Lang Lang + FREE Sheet Music Download

He’s sold out great concert halls around the globe,  made Time Magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential People,’ and, at just 33 years old, Lang Lang is the most popular concert pianist in the world. We were beyond honored to get the chance to ask Lang Lang about his astounding professional career, including his latest venture, Piano Academy, featuring a series of books that are sure to influence the next generation of piano virtuosos in the making. (Enter to WIN your own copy of Lang Lang’s Mastering the Piano series, a $70 value, at the end of this post!) What’s been dubbed the “Lang Lang effect,” watching and hearing the exuberant, virtuosic
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"Happy" is our March Musical Mania 2014 Champ!

Congratulations to “Happy,” Our 2014 March Musical Mania Champion!

And the winner of the 2014 March Musical Mania Tournament of songs is… “Happy” by Pharrell Williams! In celebration of its big win, we’re offering 10% off ALL “Happy” sheet music arrangements for one day only. Download any of the following, and save 10% today: Piano/Vocal/Chords, Singer Pro Happy sheet music 3-Part Choir with Piano Happy sheet music SATB Choir with Piano Happy sheet music Easy Piano Happy sheet music 2-Part Choir with Piano Happy sheet music Piano/Vocal/Guitar Happy sheet music Leadsheet for Happy Easy Piano (from ‘Despicable Me 2’) Happy sheet music Beginner Notes Happy sheet music But hurry, this sale ends at midnight CDT tonight (4/11/2014). Thank you
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Musicnotes Aids Nashville Flood Recovery with Free Download Of “Lend A Hand” by John Rich

MADISON, WI – May 13, 2010 – Musicnotes.com, the leading digital sheet music retailer and publisher, announced today that the company is offering a free sheet music download of “Lend A Hand,” a new song written by John Rich of the country duo Big & Rich to raise awareness and support related to the recent floods that have devastated Nashville and middle Tennessee. Through September 30, 2010, Musicnotes will offer this upbeat song as a free sheet music download and encourages customers to contribute a small donation to the Nashville Red Cross. Musicnotes, Inc. will contribute $1.00 per sheet music download of “Lend A Hand” to the http://www.nashvilleredcross.org up to
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Save With our Spring Cleaning Sale on Music Books

Are you ready for spring cleaning? We are! That’s why we’re offering deep discounts on songbooks and sheet music books through Memorial Day. For starters, we’re offering Konstantine by the band Something Corporate for around $6.00! We blogged about this particular collector’s item and what this sheet music has meant to us. The song Konstantine from Something Corporate has affected us on a creative level, but also on a “music lovers” level as well. Sometimes, our customers point out wonderful music to us that we instantly fall in love with and this is definitely one of those songs. Konstantine is a song that fans of Andrew McMahon’s music still talk
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Get More out of Guitar Guru With Our Headset Sale! Perfect for Your PC

Do you have Guitar Guru installed but haven’t taken advantage of Voice Command for your PC? Keep your hands on your guitar and order our official Guitar Guru headset for only $12.95! Our Voice Command functionality allows you to interact with Guitar Guru in a unique way. Don’t take our word for it! Just watch this video where our resident Guru shows you how Voice Command can help you learn your favorite songs. Details for the Guitar Guru Headset Sale – Normally priced at $24.95, save $12.00 when you purchase a Guitar Guru headset for your PC. Shipping through the U.S.P.S. has also been reduced to $2.95 for U.S. addresses
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Scott Joplin and Free “Stoptime Rag” Sheet Music

Scott Joplin is an American songwriter who was born in the late 1860s who wrote over forty compositions, including two operas and a ballet. Most of these compositions were written in a musical style known as “ragtime.” Ragtime, which is also referred to as “ragged time,” surged in popularity during the late 1890s and remained a favorite style of music until the early 1920s. Joplin often referred to himself as the “King of Ragtime.” Many consider Joplin’s best-selling composition of Maple Leaf Rag as one of the songs that defined ragtime as a musical style. Ragtime’s importance as a musical genre can be seen through its influence on early jazz.
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Take 10% Off Your Digital Purchase. One Week Only!

This week at Musicnotes.com, we are offering you the chance to take ten percent of your next purchase of digital sheet music, guitar tab or Guitar Guru Sessions. Enter coupon code MNGETTEN when you check out and enjoy the savings! Coupon valid through Sunday, March 28th. Limit one per customer. Not sure what to download? Here are ten of our favorite songs in ten different categories for you to look through. Sheet music categories include: classical, pop, jazz, Broadway, movie and television, Guitar Guru, choral, country, wedding and piano solos! Enjoy! Remember, these are only some suggestions.  The 10% off coupon is valid on all digital products on the Musicnotes.com
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