Free Manuscript Paper for Your Songwriting

As you know, we offer free sheet music every month, featuring a different song. Last week I had mentioned that October’s free sheet music download is In the Hall of the Mountain King. Did you know that we also offer free manuscript paper that you can download? We feature a variety of formats that you can download and print out, including free manuscript paper for piano, which is the most common type of blank sheet music. We offer 15 different types of free manuscript paper for you to download and use. Here’s a partial list of what we have to offer, the full set is on our free sheet music
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Four Reasons to Fill Out your Customer Profile and Preferences

Whether you’ve purchased sheet music with us before or not, there’s an area on Musicnotes.com where you can create a customer profile. I’d like to talk about the benefits of using the Musicnotes.com customer profile page today and will show you how to fill it out later this week. Write Reviews – Your customer profile, once public, enables you to write reviews of sheet music that you’ve purchased from us. The reason why we ask that you fill out your public profile when writing reviews is to provide our musical community with a "scale" of your musical experience. For example, if you review Claire de Lune by Debussy and give
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Creepy Theme Songs from Old TV Shows

Many of us here really enjoy watching television through http://www.hulu.com.(1) The best part about Hulu? It offers a ton of free, black-and-white tv shows from the days of early television. One of the shows that Hulu features is the Alfred Hitchcock Presents TV series. If you’ve ever seen it, you’ll notice that Alfred Hitchcock Presents has a very, creepy opening sequence where familiar music plays in the background while Hitchcock’s portrait is displayed ominously on a blank screen. Well, believe it or not that song in the background is entitled, "Funeral March for a Marionette." This song was written by French composer Charles Francois Gounod who lived in the 1800s.
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A Musical Tribute to Acting Legend Paul Newman

Broadway has dimmed its lights this week for acting legend Paul Newman, who passed away from cancer at 83. Here at Musicnotes.com, we were talking about what kinds of movies we remembered seeing him in, and that we were probably going to go rent a movie to watch this weekend in homage of Paul Newman. I was doing a little bit of research on his acting background, and was surprised to see that Paul Newman was also a musical performer, producer and director. Newman lent his musical talents for the movie Road to Perdition and Cool Hand Luke. Hard to believe his first acting credits were on television from 1952.
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New Sheet Music from Hot New Songs by Taylor Swift and Faith Hill

It’s been an exciting day here at Musicnotes.com. We are thrilled to offer a brand new release called A Baby Changes Everything by Faith Hill. This song is a new release from Faith Hill’s first Christmas album entitled Joy to the World, featuring a mix of classic holiday favorites and what I can only describe as a brand new contemporary musical wonder. Starting in a small-and-simple alto tone with a piano accompaniment, this song continues building, adding a full choir and symphonic orchestra to complement Hill’s powerful voice. Ending like it begins, A Baby Changes Everything has a very simple-yet-complex emotional feel to it that will melt your heart. Also
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What’s on Your Desktop? Here are Some Free Music Wallpapers

Whether you like to use a PC or a Mac, I can’t think of a better way to show off your musical interests than to customize your desktop. I found a variety of free music wallpapers from Deviant Art and a digital artist located at Vlad Studio that I’d like to share with you. Deviant Art is a community of artists that offers free wallpapers that are okay to download for your personal use.(1) Vlad Studio also offers free desktop wallpapers for your personal use as well.(2) Here are some music wallpapers that I really liked: Music for the Masses – This is what I would consider a "mixed media"
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October Free Sheet Music Download is “In the Hall of the Mountain King”

We’re really excited about this month’s free sheet music download, because it’s perfect for Halloween! At first, I didn’t recognize "In the Hall of the Mountain King" until I listened to it. After three or four notes, I immediately thought of several cartoons, commercials and movies that I had heard this song in. When you listen to this popular song composed by Edvard Grieg, you’ll know what I’m talking about. Usually, this song is lingering in the background during a chase scene. Download Free Sheet Music We also have In the Hall of the Mountain King available as a Guitar Guru free tab and the corresponding guitar sheet music.To learn
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End of Summer Blues? Here’s Sheet Music for your Mood

Fall is rapidly approaching with its gorgeous color palette of smoky reds, brilliant golds and harvest oranges. Many of us here are already preparing new arrangements for Christmas sheet music and have started to bundle up, drinking coffee and wistfully remembering those gorgeous summer days. While there’s no doubt summer is over, many of us are still hoping for that last bit of golden warmth to shine through our windows. I’ve been listening to the song "The Sky is Crying" which was popularized by Stevie Ray Vaughn. Composed by Elmore James in 1960, the song was also performed by Albert King. I love how the guitar riff perfectly complements the
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Introducing Monica Valentinelli to our Musicnotes.com Customers

Hi Musicnotes.com Customers and Fans! My name is Monica Valentinelli and I join Musicnotes.com with a background in writing, music and a passion for community. Let me just say that I am very excited to be here at Musicnotes.com because, over the course of the next few months, we’re taking the idea of "community" to the next level. To me, all Musicnotes.com customers have something in common — a love for music and the desire to play it, sing it and appreciate it. With that idea in mind, our marketing team is working together on ideas to promote and interact more with you — our musically talented customers — who
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Web Programmer Needed (ASP,.NET,PHP)

Musicnotes is looking for a web programmer to join our team and work on both our Musicnotes.com and MXTabs web properties. If you’re experienced with web programming (especially ASP, .NET and PHP) and are excited at the idea of working for one of the world’s leading e-commerce and web companies, be sure to take a look at this recent job posting.