Category Archives: General

Christmas Competition

Win a month’s membership of our site! How? Just simply send us a video of you or a group of musicians playing one of the Christmas pieces on the site. No limit to the number of prizes but we will be looking for fun and enjoyment of the music. Anne will choose the winners. Send your entries to… Read More »

Who was Fur Elise?

Für Elise (Bagatelle 25 in A minor) is one of our favourites at music scores.  Despite this I never realised that it wasn’t published until 1827, 40 years after Beethoven’s death by Ludwig Kohl. There is some uncertainty who Elise was and it is thought that Kohl may have transcribed it incorrectly and it should have been Für… Read More »

Giacomo Puccini 22 Dec 1858 – 29 Nov 1924

Giacomo Puccini was an Italian composer who was born in 1858. He was from a musical family – in fact five generations of organists and composers for the Cathedral of San Martino.  Sadly, his father died when he was only five but his position at the Cathedral was held and he took it at the age of fourteen… Read More »

Conductor Humour

Have a little laugh at the expense of the conductors amongst us (no offence to any conductors reading this!).. and please feel free to comment… .                                              

Members Only!

When we originally started way back in 1999 our site was just for members. Around 10 years ago we allowed customers to buy individual pieces as we thought it would be a good opportunity to introduce them to the potential benefits of using the site. After some discussion amongst the team we are now going back to our… Read More »