(Closed) Sheet Music, possibly free?

posted 10 years ago in Music
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

Sweeney, you might want to check your local libraries– mine carried sheet music.

Post # 4
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Newbee

For popular music, understand that it is very illegal to copy sheet music.  For this reason, I’d advise against using sheet music found on the internet for free because its hard to determine its source/legality. Using free sheet music can also be considered disrespectful to the original artists. 

To save some money, another option is to google .midi files for these songs.  Should be relatively easy to find what you need, for example i quickly found (http://www.moremidifiles.com/2005/12/20/here-comes-the-sun/).  Download these .midi files, as well as a free midi reader (http://www.finalemusic.com/notepad/), and you should be able to print out the music you need.  Normally midis are arrangements done by other people, not the original (but close enough!)… thus, it is ok to use.

 For classical music, the free best site I know of is http://www.allpianoscores.com/index.html  This is all fine to use to my knowledge.

 Best of luck!

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Alternatively, just hit up a local piano/music store. Most of them carry sheet music for popular songs like that and it’s really reasonably priced.

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