History of the Proms

A Brief History of the Proms The World’s Greatest Music Festival The world famous BBC Proms began its 2022 season on 15 July and runs until 10 September at the Royal Albert Hall, London. There are 8 weeks of concerts covering huge variety of genres and appealing to audiences of all ages. You can find out about the… Read More »

Composers Born in July

A selection of classical composers with July birthdays There are a few classical composers born in July. Some of the ones featured on music-scores.com are listed below. They’re from varying music periods and each with their own musical style. According to some modern research babies born in July tend to grow into adults with a more positive and… Read More »

Music For American Independence Day

American Independence Day Music American Independence Day is not far away so we thought we would take a look at the history of a few pieces of patriotic music available on music-scores.com The Star Spangled Banner The first patriotic piece of music that comes to mind for Independence Day is The Star Spangled Banner. Back in 1814 an… Read More »

The Best Classical Music For Summer

Favourite Classical Music For Summer Now the warmer weather and longer days are here we have the best classical music for summer lined up for you. We hope to inspire you to try out some music for summertime that you’ve not played before. Perhaps you have a favourite piece that you’ve enjoyed listening to and would like have… Read More »

Composers Born in June

Discover classical composers with June birthdays There are a few classical composers born in June. Here are some of the ones featured on music-scores.com from different decades, with a mixture of musical styles. Read more about each one by clicking through to our blog posts. Tomaso Albinoni – 8 June 1671. Particularly known for his instrumental music, especially concertos.… Read More »

Composers Born in May

Celebrating Classical Composers born in May There are quite a few classical composers born in May. We’ve listed here some of the ones featured on music-scores.com. Read more about each one by clicking through to our blog posts. Isaac Albéniz – 29 May 1860. Much of his work was based on Spanish folk music. Michael Balfe – 15 May 1808.… Read More »

Ukraine State Anthem

Ukraine State Anthem Sheet Music The Ukraine state anthem is based on a poem by the Pavlo Chubynsky and set to music by the composer Mykholia Verbytsky. This week Anne has added two quartet arrangements of the anthem – one for Wind Quartet and the other for Clarinet Quartet. Chubynsky wrote the poem in 1862 and it was… Read More »

Verbytsky Sheet Music

Mykhailo Verbytsky Biography Verbytsky was a Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest, composer and conductor. He best known for his contribution in creating the Ukraine State Anthem. Early Life Verbytsky was born on into a Catholic family on 4th March 1815 in Nadsiannia region along the Polish/Ukraine border. Though we cannot be certain of these facts, it is possible that… Read More »

Recently Added Sheet Music – Mid March

Ukraine State Anthem In support of everyone in Ukraine, Anne has prepared an arrangement of the Ukraine State Anthem. This is a free download with Ukrainian words in the Latin alphabet and in English too. There will be more arrangements of this to follow in the coming weeks. Holberg Suite by Grieg  Another new piece for the site is Op.40,… Read More »

Flotow Sheet Music

Flotow Sheet Music and Biography Friedrich Adolf Ferdinand von Flotow was born on 27th April 1812 in Teutendorf a village in Lübeck, Germany. His opera Martha was very popular during the 19th and early 20th centuries. We have Flotow sheet music The Last Rose of Summer, Qui sola, vergin rosa from the 2nd Act of Martha featured on… Read More »