Category Archives: General

Music for Peaceful Contemplation

Gentle Music Following the sad news about the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II we thought we would share with you some some of our favourite pieces of gentle music for contemplation  that you can find on our site. Holst. The Planets: 2 Venus Venus, the Bringer of Peace  from the planet suite by Gustav Holst is a sensitive… Read More »

Folk and Traditional Music

Traditional and Folk Music on If you enjoy a sing song or informal music performance at your summer gatherings with family or friends then browse through our selection of folk and traditional music. We have plenty to choose from for old and young alike. Take a look at the suggestions below. Londonderry Air Londonderry Air, also known… Read More »

Film and TV Music

Classical Music used in Film and TV Film and TV music is often based on classical pieces. Sometimes it could be just a few bars an other times an entire piece is featured. We take a quick look at some of them here. Sumer is i-cumen in Sumer is i-cumen in, in modern English “summer has arrived”. It’s… Read More »

When will it rain?

At the moment the weather is very hot and dry, there is the threat of drought. What could be better than to find some music that represents rain! Here are our some of our when will it rain thoughts Scarlatti. Kp.198, L.022 Sonata in E minor Piano Sonata in E minor: lively and sparkling, this reminds us of… Read More »

Composers Born In August

Classical composers with August birthdays We’ve only a few classical composers born in August featured on They’re from different music periods and each with their own musical style. Read more about each one by clicking through to our blog posts. Claude Debussy – 22 August 1862. Influential French composer. Benjamin Godard – 18 Aug 1849. French violinist… Read More »

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 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 »

Recently Added Sheet Music – 29 January 2021

Hello Music-Scorers Well January is almost over and we can move into February hopefully with more positivity …. but in the meantime there’s music. This week Anne has added to her collection of arrangements of Maple Rag by Scott Joplin which now totals fourteen Maple Leaf Rag Sheet Music – Violin and Piano Maple Leaf Rag Sheet Music… Read More »

Music Minus One, Sheet Music & CD

For the person who loves being in the spotlight! Each Music Minus One title includes a high-quality printed music score, plus a compact disc with recordings of the accompaniments to each piece minus the soloist. Choose from the following instruments: (Links are to an external website)Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Flute, Guitar, Harp, Piano, Percussion, Oboe, Recorder, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Vocal,(Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Alto/Contralto, Tenor, Bass-Baritone, Broadway) or Voice What’s in an MMO Edition? An MMO compact disc is a… Read More »