Ireland’s Finest Bands – Some of our Favourite Gems from the Emerald Isle

In honour of St. Patrick’s Day on 17th March, we decided to take a look at the wealth of rich and varied artists Ireland has given us over the years. With a musical heritage that encompasses folk, pop, rock, blues, soul and punk, the Emerald Isle has launched many significant musicians. Here’s a selection of some our favourite bands and performers: The Chieftains Grammy Award-winning group The Chieftains were formed in Dublin in 1962 after they met up to record an instrumental folk album. At the time, this was a rare and groundbreaking approach to traditional Irish music as their peers were largely vocal folk acts. Their popularity grew throughout
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Sheet Music for Muse – The Resistance Album

The Muse boys returned in late 2009 with their fifth studio album, The Resistance. Their much-anticipated follow-up to 2006’s Black Holes and Revelations has been greeted with critical acclaim for its scope, grandeur and classical musical influences. It sold around 148,000 copies in the UK in the first week alone, reaching the number one slot in the album charts in 19 countries and getting to number 3 in the U.S. Billboard charts. The Resistance marked a landmark for the band as it is the first of their albums that they produced themselves, an accomplishment that was celebrated when they collected UK Single of the Year at the recent Music Producers
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Sheet Music from Songs Featured in the Olympics

Have you been watching the Winter Olympics? This year’s Winter Olympic Games are not only filled with competition, but also music! During opening ceremonies, KD Lang performed Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen. This beautiful song continues to be one of our top sellers here at Musicnotes.com, and her performance renewed your interest in this tune. Of course, the Olympics opening ceremonies wouldn’t be complete without a performance of O, Canada, the Canadian National Anthem, or Olympiakos Umnos, which is also referred to as the theme song for the Olympics. Many of your favorite songs were used by ice skaters as they danced across the ice, hoping to take home a medal
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Fall in Love with 30 Disney Love Songs

This Valentine’s Day, why not fall in love all over again…with your favorite Disney love songs? In this post, we highlight 30 Disney love songs that originate from animated classics like CINDERELLA to modern day films like ENCHANTED. Many of these songs are titles that you’ll immediately recognize like Someday My Prince Will Come, Can You Feel the Love Tonight? and A Whole New World. We’ve also pulled a few titles from our sheet music vault to share with you, too, from an old Disney film entitled SO DEAR TO MY HEART. This historic film from 1949 was blend of live action and animation, and it’s also the first Disney
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Grammy-Inspired Sheet Music

We’re sorry, this offer has expired. Were you one of the millions of music fans that watched The Grammys? A record number of music lovers tuned into this year’s Grammy awards, to watch artists like Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon and several others accept their awards. Performances included a medley performed by Lady Gaga and Elton John, a circus-inspired act by Pink and many more! In honor of this year’s Grammy awards, we’re having a 15% off sale! Save on any digital sheet music, guitar tab or Guitar Guru download by Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Kings of Leon. Offer expires Saturday, February 13th. Beyonce took
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Cuddle Up with these 35 Movie Love Songs

When was the last time you fell in love with a romantic song? From action flicks like ARMAGEDDON to comedies like BRIDGET JONES’ DIARY, music has played a huge part in highlighting romantic scenes. With Valentine’s Day just around in the corner, we’ve come up with thirty-five of our favorite movie love songs from these films. 1. GHOST (1990) – Starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. In GHOST, Patrick Swayze’s character dies after a botched mugging and returns as a ghost to resolve unfinished business. His fiancée is played by Demi Moore. Our pick: Unchained Melody. 2. DIRTY DANCING (1987) – Starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. This film, about
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Celebrate 2010 With this Look Back at Music Trends from 2009

Susan Boyle. Les Paul. Michael Jackson. Twilight and New Moon. Legally Blonde: the Musical. Before you sing Auld Lang Syne and celebrate the birth of a new decade, take a look back at your favorite music news of 2009. In 2009, you fell in love with the music from several movies and television shows. From awards ceremonies like the Oscars to the highly-anticipated films WATCHMEN and NEW MOON, television and movie sheet music news was a hot topic. So hot, that one of our most popular Songwriter Spotlight posts, was an interview with Carter Burwell. Here are a few of the posts related to music on television shows and movies
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Avatar, Colbie Caillat, Kings of Leon, Muse and More! in The Whole Note

In this week’s edition of The Whole Note, we’re pleased to present you with a wide variety of new songs by some of your favorite artists! Christmas may be over, but we’ve got a few late additions to our extensive collection of Christmas sheet music that we’d like to highlight. Two new Taylor Swift songs (Christmas Must Be Something More and Christmases When You Were Mine) are brand new sheets you can sing or play! We’ve also got a fun, little tune for all you Disney fans out there from MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL entitled Oh What a Merry Christmas Day. Are you looking for sheet music from AVATAR? Directed by
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On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, Save 40% Off on “I Am So Glad on Christmas Eve”

On the last day of Musicnotes.com’s look into twelve songs to celebrate Christmas, we’re offering a huge discount on a tune that is perfect for Christmas Eve. Today’s song-of-the-day is the Christmas carol entitled I Am So Glad on Christmas Eve. To celebrate the twelfth day of Christmas, download any Musicnotes Edition arrangement of “I Am So Glad on Christmas Eve” at forty percent off its original price. Our selection includes an arrangement with a full set of lyrics. To take part in the sale, please browse our Musicnotes Editions arrangements of I Am So Glad on Christmas Eve. As we pointed out in the details below, the sale price
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