Recently Added Music – 13 April 2018

Our latest updates include 6 pieces from Albeniz (5 duets) and arrangements from Franck, Dvorak, Offenbach, Mussorgsky and 2 pieces from Delibes Albeniz: Op.47 No.3 Sevilla 3 Guitars 2 Guitars Guitar & Piano Flute & Piano Clarinet & Piano Clarinet & Guitar Franck: Sonata: 4th Movement: Allegro Poco Mosso – Clarinet Dvorak: Largo theme from the New World… Read More »

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 »

Arcangelo Corelli: 17/02/1653 – 18/01/1713

Arcangelo Corelli 17 Feb 1653 – 18 Jan 1713 Corelli was an Italian violinist and composer during the Baroque period.  He was born in Italy on 17 February 1653 – a full generation before Handel and Bach. Although he didn’t create the concerto grosso principle Corelli was the composer that brought it to the forefront and made it… Read More »

Recently Added Sheet Music – 23 March

This week Anne has created 4 arrangements of Corelli’s Trio Sonata in G minor, Op. 2 No.12. Flute, oboe & bassoon & Harpsichord 2 flutes & bassoon & Harpsichord  2 clarinets & bass clarinet  2 violins & cello All this arrangements include optional harpsichord or piano for a quartet Arcangelo Corelli Arcangelo Corelli was an Italian violinist and… Read More »

Johannes Brahms: 07/05/1833 – 03/04/1897

Johannes Brahms was German composer and pianist, born in Hamburg.  Such was his presence that he is often grouped with Bach and Beethoven to be know as the ‘Three B’s’ At a young age his piano teacher was known to have said, “he could be such a good player, but he will not stop his never-ending composing.”   His… Read More »

Handel – An odd fact or two

Handel’s was born 333 years ago this year 23 Feb 1685 – 14 Apr 1759(Born in Germany, however, in 1726 he became a naturalized British subject)       I often create a Facebook post to celebrate a composer’s birth or death and when doing so I search the internet for an unusual piece of information that I… Read More »

Niccolò Paganini: 27/10/1872 – 27/05/1840

Niccolò Paganini was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer.  Born in Genoa in 1782, he was taught by his rather strict father – apparently if he didn’t complete the required number of hours practicing he was not allowed to eat! At the age of six he received lessons from some of the best teachers in Genoa, and by 1790,… Read More »

Recently Added Sheet Music – 9 March

This week Anne has created a number of new arrangements by Brahms. Bach, Handel, Albinoni, Paganini and the well known guitar piece the Spanish Romance. I wanted to write a little about one of the pieces and decided upon Brahms Lullaby as I remember playing it to my children when they were babies in attempt to soothe them. … Read More »

Frédéric François Chopin: 01/03/1810 – 17/10/1849

Frederic Chopin’s  father taught French and played the flute and violin and his mother played the piano giving lessons to boys at the boarding house they ran. Chopin wrote poetry and composed at an early age. Some say that after listening to Niccolò Paganini play the violin in 1828 Chopin and composing a set of variations, Souvenir de Paganini;… Read More »

Recently Added Sheet Music – 9th February 2018

This week Anne has created a couple of new arrangements as seen below by Paganini & Bach. Niccolò Paganini was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer.  Born in Genoa in 1782, he was taught by his rather strict father – apparently if he didn’t complete the required number of hours practicing he was not allowed to eat! At the… Read More »