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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Celebrate the New Year with these Great New Year’s Songs!

Do you have New Year’s plans to ring in 2009 by playing or singing the New Year’s song Auld Lang Syne? Did you know that Auld Lang Syne is based off of a Scottish poem written by Robert Burns in 1788? The poem was then set to the tune of a traditional Scottish folk song and has been sung to ring in the New Year in several countries around the world! “Auld Lang Syne” is usually sung each year at midnight on Hogmanay (New Year’s eve) in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore and English-speaking areas of India,
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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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Christmas Movie Soundtrack Playlist for Monday Melodies

We are so glad that you enjoyed our first Christmas music playlist, so we created another one for you. Today, we bring you Christmas music from several Christmas movie soundtracks including: Bad Santa, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Scrooged, Elf, Santa Clause 2, Christmas with the Kranks and more! Did you know that many of the same, popular Christmas songs are played in different soundtracks? Or that non-Christmas carols and even rock music are sometimes used to accentuate different parts in the movie, like in Jack Frost? While researching the Christmas movies for this post, we even found that some soundtracks were either one hundred percent original (i.e. composed just
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Sheet Music for Fireproof Movie Starring Kirk Cameron

We mentioned in an earlier edition of “The Whole Note” that we had received sheet music for the song “While I’m Waiting” by John Waller, a song featured in the movie Fireproof starring Kirk Cameron. This song was one that many of you had requested, and we are pleased to now offer you more songs from the Fireproof movie soundtrack. The movie “Fireproof” is about a fireman, played by Kirk Cameron, whose marriage is in trouble. As the couple prepares to enter divorce proceedings, Caleb’s father challenges his son to commit to a 40-day experiment: “The Love Dare.” Wondering if it’s even worth the effort, Caleb agrees-for his father’s sake
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Christmas Sheet Music Featured on the Four Christmases Movie Soundtrack

The hot Christmas movie this season is called “Four Christmases.” This movie stars Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn as a couple who have avoided visiting their parents for the past three years. Here’s a little bit about the movie from the official Four Christmases website. No one enjoys the holidays more than Brad and Kate. Every December 25th, this happily unmarried, upscale San Francisco couple embark on a holiday tradition they have shared every year since they met—ditching their crazy families for a relaxing, fun-filled vacation in some sunny exotic locale. There, sipping margaritas by the pool, they toast the season, knowing they have once again avoided the chaos and
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Free Christmas Music Playlist for Today’s Monday Melodies

The first snow has officially landed here at Musicnotes.com, and we’re making plans to get ready for Thanksgiving. Pumpkin pie and turkey aren’t the only things on our minds — we’re getting ready for the holidays. Like all of you, we’re wrapping up November and counting down the days until Christmas. In today’s Monday Melodies music playlist, we’ve added seventy Christmas song titles for hours of Christmas music for you to listen to. This Christmas music playlist is a blend of novelty, Christian, and traditional Christmas music. We’ve also chosen a wide range of talented musicians and singers as well. Listen to Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Amy Grant, The Carpenters, Aretha Franklin,
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Ingrid Michaelson Winter Song Duet with Sara Bareilles

What happens when two great songwriters get together? Well, in this case you get Winter Song, written by Ingrid Michaelson and Sara Bareilles. Featured on the Hotel Cafe Holiday Winter Songs collection, the Ingrid Michaelson Winter Song duet with Sara Bareilles is one of fifteen songs on this holiday CD. A portion of the proceeds from this holiday collection will go to charity. Here is a quote from their website about this new Holiday compilation celebrating the female singer-songwriter: In the year of the female singer-songwriter, Epic Records and Hotel Cafe have partnered up to release Winter Songs – a compilation of both original recordings as well as classic holiday
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New Watchmen Trailer Guitar Sheet Music is Take a Bow by Muse

If you love superheroes and science fiction, you probably are eagerly anticipating the March 6, 2009 release of “The Watchmen.” This movie is based on a graphic novel written by Alan Moore (V for Vendetta) and many fans can’t wait for the film to be released. Watchmen takes place in an alternate history United States where the country is edging closer to a nuclear war with the Soviet Union. After government-sponsored superhero The Comedian is found murdered, the vigilante Rorschach warns his former colleagues of what he believes is a conspiracy to kill costumed heroes. As the story progresses, the protagonists discover that one of the heroes has devised a
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Free Music Playlist – UK Bands in Today’s Monday Melodies

Muse. The Verve. Kasabian. For decades, UK bands have influenced and shaped the face of rock-n-roll by giving us songs that surpass any country’s musical borders. In today’s Monday Melodies free playlist, we’re happy to bring you memorable music from UK bands. Many of these songs incorporate piano, guitar and drums to create more of an acoustic feel to them. Tonight by Hard-Fi, Sunburn by Muse and (of course) many of Coldplay‘s songs are great examples this concept. In Sunburn, for example, the song begins with a series of piano arpeggios, vocals and drums. As the vocalist continues, more and more instruments are added to intensify the effect of the
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