Choral Update: New Advent/Christmas Sacred Choral Selections from World Library Publications

By Jonathan Miller, Director of Choral Catalog Remember, you can preview full scores before purchasing any of the terrific sacred choral pieces highlighted in this article on the Musicnotes website. Or, choose from a huge selection of secular Christmas choral scores from Pentatonix, Straight No Chaser and many more of today’s leading arrangers. Musicnotes is pleased to have recently added a set of Advent and Christmas titles – 15 in all – from World Library Publications (WLP). WLP focuses on meeting the needs of Catholic and other liturgical churches, where they have a strong presence and an excellent catalog. These works can enhance seasonal programming for a wide variety of
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Easter Choral Arrangements

Our Top Suggestions for Easter Choral Sheet Music

Does your choir have its Easter season program(s) chosen yet? Looking for a unique or well-known piece to round out your Lenten repertoire? We’ve been very busy adding even more Easter choral sheet music to our ever-expanding choral catalogue. Check out officially licensed professional arrangements for songs both traditional and contemporary, each available to download, print and start practicing instantly. In addition to the recently added Easter choral arrangements below, there are many, many more at, covering every service and choir type. I Will Rise Chris Tomlin SATB + Piano Cornerstone Hillsong SATB + Piano In Christ Alone Keith Getty SATB + Piano In Christ Alone Keith Getty SAB
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Christmas Choral Music

Top 2014 Christmas Choral Music: Get a Jump on the Season

Jonathan Miller, our Director of Choral Catalog, shares his top Christmas choral music picks for Christmas/Winter 2014 programs. We recently sent out our picks for the Musicnotes choral “Christmas Top 23,” to our choral email subscribers, and I thought I’d tell you a little about some of the pieces on the list. (Psst… If you’re not on our mailing list yet, be sure to sign up!) I’m especially excited to share the news that we have a Musicnotes exclusive: the red-hot Pentatonix a cappella version of “Mary, Did You Know?”, in a beautiful and faithful transcription/edition by renowned arranger Paul Langford If you’re young, young at heart, or a conductor
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The Fault in Our Stars

Hot Summer Sheet Music Alert: ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Selections Available Now!

Time heralded it as the #1 fiction book of 2012. The movie adaptation, out June 6, is projected to be a celestial summer smash. And we’re predicting the music chosen to accompany John Green’s emotional ‘The Fault in Our Stars‘ story will be topping many must-learn-to-play lists soon! ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ soundtrack, which quickly shot to #1 on the iTunes Soundtrack list and debuted on Billboard’s Soundtrack chart at #2, showcases many of today’s brightest mainstream and indie artists. And, it goes without saying, Musicnotes is proud to offer the best selection of instantly downloadable sheet music from the movie soundtrack! Learn a little about the soundtrack below,
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Beginning piano sheet msuci

Inspire, Encourage and Reward Beginning Pianists with New Beginner Notes Music

As we approach the circular drive my stomach starts knotting up, and I question my preparedness. We pull up to the ranch-style home,  paint-peeled decorative trim framing the large sun-catcher-filled bay window,  leading my eyes to the well-worn upright Mason & Hamlin inside. I say goodbye to my dad, tuck my loose sheets into my lesson book, jump from the truck and nervously head to the door, ringing the bell reluctantly. Mrs. Bindley is already waiting on the other side. Opening the door, she offers me a grandmotherly smile, I breathe in the lemony Pine-Sol and rich cookie-scented air, and I’m instantly at ease, ready and eager to make music.
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Be a Guru with these 50 New Sessions. On Sale Now!

Calling all guitar lovers! Get your Guru on this month by taking advantage of our annual sale! All Guitar Guru Sessions are now priced at twenty-five percent off. Sale ends at midnight on January 31st. The prices for Guitar Guru Sessions typically range from $6.95 through $9.95, and depend upon the length of the Session. At twenty-five percent off, you can pick up your favorite Sessions priced between $5.21 and $7.46. About Guitar Guru: Guitar Guru provides interactive song sessions designed to help teach you how to play your favorite songs on guitar. Our song-based learning software acts as your personal guitar teacher, allowing you to interact with the song
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Alfred Music Publishing and Partner to Honor Les Paul’s Memory with a Free Guitar Lesson Download of “Over the Rainbow” 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 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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Sessions to Help You Be Your Own Guitar Guru!

Think you’re well on your way to becoming a rock-n-roll guru? While the Guitar Guru Session for Stairway to Heaven remains our most popular Session, we’ve got a few surprises for you in our catalog that will challenge even the most experienced guitarist. The nice thing about our Guitar Guru Sessions, is that you can choose songs to challenge yourself and your guitar playing skills. If you want to get better at playing the guitar, you’ll want to find songs that are more difficult than what you can master right now. For example, if you can play the “Advanced” Sessions that we offer, you might want to check out these
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Guitar Guru Sessions for Songs Featured in Guitar Hero

Going through your song requests, we saw that some of you had asked for Guitar Guru Sessions for music from Guitar Hero and Rock Band. Video game sheet music is pretty interesting to track down because either music was specifically composed for the game, like with the Kingdom Hearts sheet music, or the game was designed using pre-existing songs. Rock Band and Guitar Hero both have used a lot of popular rock music in their design, so we were able to research pretty easily which songs have been featured in both of these popular video games. We’ve compiled a list of Guitar Guru Sessions for songs that are featured in
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