Free Christmas Sheet Music for December and Special Offer!

Do you hear those bells jingling? It’s time for another free sheet music download of the month, and this time we’re giving away free Christmas songs. For our piano/vocal/guitar arrangement, we’re providing you with a medley of two Christmas carols. We blended STILL, STILL, STILL and THE HOLLY AND THE IVY into a beautiful Christmas song for you to play or sing. Composed in 1819, STILL, STILL, STILL is a traditional Christmas carol that was originally published in German. THE HOLLY AND THE IVY is an older traditional Christmas carol that was published as a “broadside” in the early 1700s. Combined, the two carols together create a Christmas Christian sheet
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Free Holiday Songs, New Suggestions & Contest News in The Rest

For this month’s free sheet music download, we are offering separate arrangements for piano and guitar. For our free piano sheet music download, we are featuring a holiday medley of the songs Jolly Old St. Nicholas and Up on the Housetop. Jolly Old St. Nicholas is a traditional Christmas carol that may have been composed in the early 1900s. The simple lyrics are about someone wishing for St. Nick to come and leave them presents in their stockings. Up on the Housetop (Ho! Ho! Ho!) is an older traditional Christmas carol from the 1860s. Composed by Benjamin Hanby, this popular tune is also about Santa coming down the chimney to
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Free Estudio Brillante Guitar Tab and Headset Give-A-Way

Spanish guitarist-composer Francisco Tarrega wrote ESTUDIO BRILLANTE in the late 19th Century. This incredibly difficult etude was based on a sonatina by French violinist-composer Jean-Delphin Alard. In addition to Tarrega’s performing and teaching ability, he also arranged many pre-existing works for guitar by composers such as; Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Chopin. Even though he only wrote less than a hundred pieces for the guitar, the short compositions are enjoyed by many guitarists. Within the music world, many consider Tarrega to be an important founding figure for the classical guitar genre. Other works by Tarrega include how most famous work, RECUERDOS DE LA ALHAMBRA, and LAGRIMA, a popular guitar tab for beginners.
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Piano Players! Download Kitten On The Keys for Free in October

This month’s free piano sheet music download is a challenging ragtime song entitled KITTEN ON THE KEYS. Composed in 1921 by the late Edward Elzear “Zez” Confrey, KITTEN ON THE KEYS became an instant hit. This fun, ragtime piano solo sounds almost exactly like a playful kitten traipsing around on your piano keys. A very challenging piece to master due to its construction and “slide” technique, download free piano sheet music for KITTEN ON THE KEYS from now until October 31st. (Please note that we are offering a different song for guitar this month.) If you enjoy ragtime music, you might love to play or sing some of these other
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“School Days” Free Sheet Music Download for September

The song “School Days” was originally written in 1906, and was registered with the copyright office in 1907. This sentimental song about two adults looking back on their youth is also known by the title “School Days (When We Were a Couple of Kids).” Now you can download free sheet music for School Days through the end of September. The lyrics (which are included below) describe the story of two adult characters named “Nellie” and “Joe,” who take a nostalgic look back at their time in school during the late 1800s. Some of the lyrics shine a light on a much different period of education. For example, a hickory stick
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Alfred Music Publishing and Musicnotes.com Partner to Honor Les Paul’s Memory with a Free Guitar Lesson Download of “Over the Rainbow”

Musicnotes.com has partnered with Alfred Music Publishing to offer music lovers everywhere a free Guitar Guru Session and guitar tab download of “Over the Rainbow” to honor Les Paul‘s memory. Now through midnight on September 2, 2009, visitors to Musicnotes.com can download a free, interactive Guitar Lesson (including matching guitar tab that’s worth $7.95) for “Over the Rainbow.” This particular arrangement was arranged by Grammy award-winning artist Aaron Stang, from Alfred Music Publishing to match the performance recorded by Les Paul and Chet Atkins and featured on the album, ‘Masters of the Guitar – Together.’ “Les Paul closed every show at the legendary jazz club Iridium in New York City
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Download There’s a Hole in my Bucket Free

“There’s a Hole in My Bucket” is known as a children’s song with a circular set of lyrics, since the hole in the bucket never seems to get fixed. The song starts out with a man named Henry complaining to his dear Liza, that he has a hole in his bucket. Going through several rounds of questions and answers, dear Henry never manages to fix his bucket after all. This song is so popular you can find it in most collections of children’s songs. It’s most popular version was sung by Harry Belafonte and Odetta. “There’s a Hole in My Bucket” was originally sung in German and, according to Wikipedia,
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Download I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles Sheet Music FREE!

This month’s free sheet music download of the month is a song we really think you’re going to love. The song “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles” was written by songwriters from Tin Pan Alley back in the early 1900s. Recorded originally as a waltz, the song was covered by most of the popular performers during the late 1910s and early 1920s. Since the early 20th century, the song has been appeared in dozens of films in several musical styles. For example, “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles” appeared in the Woody Allen movie Sweet and Lowdown starring Sean Penn. In this movie, Penn “performs” a solo guitar version of the popular tune, which
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May Guitar Guru Sale, YouPerform Contest Voting, Free Download in The Whole Note

This month we’d like to help you play like a rock-n-roll guru! We’ve taken off $1.00 on every Guitar Guru Session in our catalog, offering you the chance to learn your favorite songs! Choose from blues Sessions like The Thrill is Gone or classic rock Sessions like Barracuda. Here are a few other Guitar Guru Session favorites that you’ve enjoyed: Rank Session Title Performer 1. Stairway to Heaven Led Zeppelin 2. Hotel California The Eagles 3. Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd 4. Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd 5. Wanted Dead or Alive Jon Bon Jovi No coupon code is required for you to enjoy this limited time offer, which
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Download “(I’ll be With You) In Apple Blossom Time” for Free!

Composed by Fleeson and Von Tilzer, this song was first performed in the 1920s. (I’ll be With You) In Apple Blossom Time is a perfect wedding song for Spring. Our piano sheet music version contains a full set of lyrics with a voice solo line. The guitar tab version of the song primarily focuses on the main chorus of the song, and is great for beginning guitarists. Although this song originated in the 1920s, the most popular version was performed by “The Andrews Sisters” during WWII. The song has been recorded by a number of artists ncluding Nat King Cole, Barry Manilow, The Platters, Jo Stafford, Wayne Newton and several
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