Recently, through the LilyPond user listserv, I was pleased to discover Eyes and Ears, an anthology of melodies for practicing sight-singing that is available for free download, under a Creative Commons license, with source files in LilyPond format. With some work I was able to convert the book into Clairnote music notation, and you can now download it from the More Sheet Music page. Continue reading
The Session is an amazing website that focuses on traditional Irish music — reels, jigs, waltzes, etc. In addition to listings of events, jam sessions, and recordings, it offers sheet music for literally thousands of traditional Irish tunes for free download. Thanks to a recent conversion effort, over one thousand of them are now available in Clairnote music notation.
While Clairnote’s Sheet Music Library now has over 500 pieces of music wouldn’t it be nice to have sheet music specifically for those who are learning to play an instrument — say an introductory lesson book for piano? Good news! There is now just such a piano lesson book in Clairnote music notation. Continue reading
84 new pieces of sheet music in Clairnote music notation are now available for download from the Clairnote website, bringing the total we offer to over 500. Four of these are Christmas carols, just in time for the holiday season. Continue reading
Just a quick post to announce that I have added 71 new works to the Clairnote Sheet Music Library. These are in addition to the 109 from my previous post, and they bring the total number in the library up to 460 (up from 389). As usual they are Clairnote versions of sheet music from the Mutopia Project. Continue reading
One year ago today the Clairnote sheet music library arrived, providing Clairnote versions of works from the Mutopia Project. Over the past year the library has seen a number of improvements, and recently it gained an additional 109 pieces of sheet music. This brings the total number of works up to 389! (*) Continue reading
A talented young music student named Samuel Lam has composed a new piece for the piano in Clairnote. This is a “first” for Clairnote! The piece is titled “Collage” and was inspired in part by Clairnote’s “chromatic staff” approach to music notation. As Samuel put it, “I tried to incorporate lots of different intervals and my writing was very chromatic.” Continue reading
Lets take it to the next level. Continue reading