Category Archives: Composers

Paradies: Maria Theresa von. Sheet Music and Biography

Paradies MT Sheet Music Maria Theresa von Paradies was born in Vienna on 15 May 1759. She became blind from around the age of three. She wrote a number of solo piano works, keyboard music and vocal pieces along with cantatas and operas. However, she is very much forgotten about today. We have a selection of arrangements of… Read More »

Palestrina: Giovanni Pierluigi da. Sheet Music and Biography

Palestrina Sheet Music Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (born c1525) was an Italian composer during the Romantic period, born in Palestrina near Rome. He wrote more than one hundred and five masses and two hundred and fifty motets. His most famous and heavenly mass is ‘Missa Papae Marcelli’. It is still regularly sung in Catholic churches all over the… Read More »

Nielsen. Carl. Sheet Music and Biography

Nielsen Sheet Music Carl Nielsen (born 9 June 1865) is probably the most famous Danish composer who ever lived. His symphony No.4, ‘The inextinguishable’ is one of his most played works. We have a small selection of his works arranged for different instruments on For many years he was on the front of the hundred-kroner bank note.… Read More »

Mussorgsky: Modest. Sheet Music and Biography

Mussorgsky Sheet Music Modest Mussorgsky is a famous Russian composer from the nineteenth century. He was a member of The Five or also known as The Russian Five. He is famous for his opera ‘Boris Godunov’ and songs and piano pieces from Pictures from an Exhibition. His music reflected a Romantic but unique Russian musical identity. He was… Read More »

Mouret: Jean-Joseph. Sheet Music and Biography

Mouret Sheet Music Jean-Joseph Mouret (born 6 April 1682) was one of the leading French advocates of French Baroque music. We have a large selection of Mouret’s Bridal Fanfare sheet music arranged for different instruments on Mouret’s most famous and pretty much only surviving music is ‘Fanfare Rondeau ‘from his Suite of Symphonies for brass, strings, and timpani No. 1.… Read More »

Monti: Vittorio. Sheet Music and Biography

Monti Sheet Music Vittorio Monti (born 6 January 1868) is a famous Italian composer, violinist, and conductor. He is best known for the Hungarian dance Czardas, which is still loved by audiences today. It is a contrast between slow and passionate, fast and light, which makes this showpiece great fun to play. Many gypsy orchestras around the world… Read More »

MacDowell: Edward. Sheet Music and Biography

MacDowell Sheet Music Edward MacDowell (born 18 December 1860) was an American composer and pianist. His most famous suites were Woodland Sketches, Sea Pieces, and New England Idyls and his most famous piano piece was ‘To A Wild Rose’ from Woodland Sketches’. MacDowell also composed four sonatas, two orchestral suites including two piano concertos and a large number of… Read More »

Mascagni: Pietro. Sheet Music and Biography

Mascagni Sheet Music Pietro Mascagni is a famous Italian operatic composer born on 7 December 1863. He is best-known for his masterpiece Cavalleria Rusticana (and also his full head of hair!). Take at look at our sheet music collection of Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana: Easter Hymn and Intermezzo on our main site. Early Life Pietro’s father was the… Read More »

Marcello: Alessandro. Sheet Music and Biography

Alessandro Marcello Sheet Music Alessandro Marcello was an Italian composer and nobleman. Have a go at his Larghetto Affettuoso featured on our main site. Family Marcello was born on 1st Feb 1673 into a Venetian noble family. His father was a senator and his younger brother Benedetto Marcello also became a composer. He lived a very comfortable life… Read More »

Rameau: Jean-Philippe. Sheet Music and Biography

Rameau Sheet Music Jean Philippe Rameau (born 25 September 1683) was a French composer of the Baroque period. He is best known for his harpsichord music and pieces for the theatre covering all genres. His most famous pieces include Gavotte, Hippolyte Et Aricie; Castor Et Pollux; Les Cyclopes, Les Indes Galantes; La Triumphante and La Poule. On… Read More »