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iPad for Sheet Music

Digital sheet music has come a very long way since the awkward initial attempts to turn laptops into contortionists a few daring musicians hoped would miraculously stay on a music stand. For...

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Bach Prelude in C

One of the most popular pieces among piano lovers, Bach’s Prelude in C major (BWV 846) is also a prelude to the Well-Tempered Clavier as a whole. It started out life as an exercise for...

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Deck the Halls Sheet Music

Question: How do we know which chords to use in Deck the Halls in key of C?

Albert’s reply: I’ve created a simple arrangement and have made the “Deck the Halls” sheet...

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Urtext Editions

Question: In your opinion, which are the best urtext editions with regards to fingering, paper quality, critical commentary, etc.?

Thank you,

– Marcel (Ireland)

Albert’s reply: First,...

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The Entertainer Sheet Music

key-notes is pleased to offer The Entertainer sheet music for free download. Composed in 1902 by ragtime pioneer Scott Joplin, The Entertainer is among the most popular ragtime pieces ever written....

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Out-of-Print Sheet Music

I’d like to share with key-notes readers the best imaginable resource for out-of-print sheet music ever. Its mouthful of a name, the International Music Score Library Project Petrucci Music...

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Mozart Piano Concerto K. 175 Cadenzas

Question: Albert,

Do you know where I might find a written out cadenza for W.A. Mozart’s Concerto No. 5 in D Major, K. 175? I’m aware that Mozart wrote one out for his sister but I am...

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Moonlight Sonata Simplified

Question: Can I get easier sheet music for the Moonlight Sonata first movement?

– Annemarie (Netherlands)

Albert’s reply: The first movement of the Moonlight Sonata is really already...

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Moonlight Sonata Sheet Music

key-notes is pleased to present a beautiful new edition of Beethoven’s beloved “Moonlight” Sonata. The first movement, available for free download, was edited by Albert Frantz...

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Happy Birthday Sheet Music

By very popular request, key-notes is happy to offer the Happy Birthday sheet music for free download. This no-frills arrangement is easily accessible and suitable for early intermediate pianists.

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Für Elise Sheet Music

By popular demand, key-notes is offering the Für Elise sheet music for free download. This special, professionally typeset edition has been prepared just for key-notes visitors.

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Free Popular Piano Sheet Music

I frequently get requests asking me to post popular piano sheet music for free, and I wanted to explore the issue with key-notes readers.

There are now many sites offering free downloadable...

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Free Piano Chords

This Free Piano Chord Chart is designed to be used as an aid to learning music theory and for occasional reference. It contains the major, minor, diminished and augmented triads, as well as ...

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Beyond Urtext Editions

Question: Hello Albert,

I read with great interest your articles about Urtext Editions and Music Notation. I’ve been playing the piano for most of my life and am pursuing an interest in the...

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