Category Archives: General

6 Interesting Facts About Mozart

You may be familiar with the composer and some of his music but do you know about these unusual facts about Mozart? 1. Musical Prodigy from an Early Age Mozart was really good at music from a very young age. He started playing the keyboard when he was only three years old and wrote his first song when… Read More »

How to Play Beethoven’s Ode to Joy

Follow our beginners guide to the familiar Ode to Joy Playing “Ode to Joy” can be a rewarding experience for musicians of various skill levels. Here’s a simplified guide to playing “Ode to Joy” on a keyboard or piano Familiarize Yourself with the Notes The melody of “Ode to Joy” is relatively simple and can be played using… Read More »

Pachelbel’s Canon in D

Pachelbel’s Canon: A Timeless Gem of Classical Music Introduction In the world of classical music, there’s a piece that has captured hearts for centuries—Pachelbel’s Canon. Johann Pachelbel composed this piece in the late 17th century, this masterpiece thrills listeners with its beautiful melody and lasting popularity. In this blog post, we’ll explore the charming world of Pachelbel’s Canon,… Read More »

Classical Summer Melodies

Learning the Melodies of Classical Music in the Sun Discover the world of summer melodies in classical music. The warmth of the sunshine presents a wonderful opportunity to explore and play captivating pieces that align with the lively energy of summer. In this blog post, we invite you to join us on a musical journey, where we’ll explore… Read More »

Tips and Techniques for Playing Moonlight Sonata

Mastering Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata – A Comprehensive Guide Welcome to our guide on how to play Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata. People have loved this famous piece of music for a long time. Whether you’re a pianist who wants to learn it or just someone curious about how to play it, this guide is here to help you. We’ll provide… Read More »

Coronation of King Charles III

Classical Sheet Music for the Coronation Ceremony Music plays a significant role in the coronation ceremonies of the United Kingdom, which mark the formal crowning of a new monarch. These ceremonies are steeped in tradition. They are accompanied by a rich repertoire of music, ranging from choral works to orchestral compositions. Coronation Day His Majesty King Charles III… Read More »

Contemporary Composers

Contemporary Composers on Although we focus on classical sheet music from composers whose works are in the public domain, we do have permission to publish a few works by some talented comtemporary composers. Andrew Baldwin – New Zealander Andrew Baldwin (b.1986) is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, London and the New Zealand School of… Read More »

How To Play Für Elise

Easy Für Elise for Beginner Piano In this article we hope to give you some hints and tips on how to play Für Elise. You will most probably recognise this piece of music by Beethoven as soon as you hear it. The first nine notes are the giveaway! Although this piece is commonly known as Für Elise, officially… Read More »

Spanish Classical Composers

Famous Spanish Classical Composers For this post we take a brief look at the famous Spanish classical composers featured on our site along with a selection of their works. Many of the Spanish composers listed here are from the late Romantic period when nationalist music was becoming more popular. Spanish classical music has been heavily influenced over time… Read More »

Ave Maria – Wedding Favorite

Hail Mary! – so many versions Still on the theme of weddings – well it is always a popular choice, we explore a little about this ancient prayer. Origins Ave Maria or Hail Mary! is an iconic Roman Catholic prayer addressing the Virgin Mary. The prayer in its original state has been known since 6th century. Originally spoken… Read More »