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  • Silent Night – Gruber – Transcribed Piano Sheet Music with “Bells” Effect
    This version of Silent Night is arranged for piano in C major and involves a lot of movement across the piano. I am not the arranger of this particular sheet music; I merely transcribed what I heard. I liked the faux bells, which I had not heard before in an arrangement of Silent Night. Also, …
  • Castle Crashers – Flutey – World Map – Simple Violin Arrangement Sheet Music
    This arrangement of Flutey – World Map from Castle Crashers by The Behemoth is written for violin. In 2019, a student requested “Castle Crashers – Flutey”. I recognized Castle Crashers as the name of a game but was unfamiliar with what sort of game precisely and unfamiliar with the song. I showed this Youtube video …
  • Rejoice and Be Merry – Traditional English Christmas Carol – Easy String Quartet Arrangement
    “Rejoice and Be Merry”, also known as “A Gallery Carol” or “The Gallery Carol”, probably dates back to the 18th century. This particular arrangement of “Rejoice and Be Merry” was written for a children’s chamber group. The key signature is a standard G major. It is scored to be fairly simple and to practice reading …
  • Mutes for My Strings – String Accessory Shopping
    My conductor at university loved to bring up the story of one composer who specified what mute the string section should use in performances of his piece. What this tells us is that different mutes impact the violin or cello differently, and perceptibly so! Mutes are generally made of plastic or metal and attach to …
  • Bonny Jean – Traditional – Fingered for Harp in G Major or Treble Lead Sheet
    Bonny Jean, one of many traditional reels known under multiple names (“Bonny Jane” and “Bonny Jean of Aberdeen”), is classified as a traditional Scottish reel. Though popular in the 1700s and the early 1800s, it may have fallen from favour given it was not commonly included in collections afterwards. This version is arranged and fingered …

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