Category Archives: Composers

Monti Sheet Music

Monti Sheet Music and Biography 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… Read More »

MacDowell Sheet Music

MacDowell Sheet Music and Biography 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… Read More »

Mascagni Sheet Music

Mascagni Sheet Music and Biography 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 site. We have thirty arrangements of… Read More »

Alessandro Marcello Sheet Music

Alessandro Marcello Sheet Music and Biography Alessandro Marcello was an Italian composer and nobleman. Have a go at his Larghetto Affettuoso featured on our 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… Read More »

Rameau Sheet Music

Rameau Sheet Music and Biography 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 »

Benedetto Marcello Sheet Music

Benedetto Marcello Sheet Music and Biography Benedetto Marcello is a famous Italian Baroque composer and writer. He was also an advocate, magistrate, teacher, and poet! His works include operas, sonatas, oratorios, concerti, and cantatas. We have various instrumental versions of Il Mio Bel Foco featured on our site. We have a small selection of his works arranged for… Read More »

Marais Sheet Music

Marais Sheet Music and Biography Marin Marais is famous as a virtuoso of the viol/viola de gamba and as the primary French composer for this instrument. Various instrumental versions of L’Agreable from 5 French Dances feature on our main site. Marais was born on 31st May 1656. Sadly there is not much information about his family though we… Read More »

Malats Sheet Music

Malats Sheet Music and Biography Joaquin Malats (born 5 March 1872) was a famous composer and skilled pianist from Barcelona. We have a selection of arrangements of Joaquin Malat’s Serenata Espanola sheet music on our site for you to try. Early Life Joaquin Malats studied with Juajn Bautisa Pujol at the Conservatori Municipal de Musica de Barcelona. Following… Read More »

Magnani Sheet Music

Magnani Sheet Music and Biography Aurélio Magnani was born on 26 February 1856 in Longiano, Italy. He was a performer and teacher of the clarinet and a composer. Magnani wrote his ‘Méthode Complète de Clarinette’ (Method for Clarinet) and the Mazurka Caprice. Try out Magnani’s Sonata for 2 Clarinets on our site. We have a few arrangements of… Read More »

Massenet Sheet music

Massenet Sheet Music and Biography Jules Massenet (born 12 May 1842) is famous as a French operatic composer during the Romantic era. He is best known for his operas Manon and Werther along with solo violin for the opera Thais. You can find several arrangements of Thais, Act 2 Meditation on our main site. Family His father was… Read More »