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Sheet music - Please, help me
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petrbow
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September 22, 2016 - 3:00 pm
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Hi. I'm Peter. I like playing on my violin and play every day for pleasure. But thats days, I am very distressed. I can not find any sheet music for me. Really glad, I play songs from films (The Lord of the Rings, Last of the Mohicans, Also Taylor Davis, James Horner and E. Morricone and with other ...).

But I'm worried because I can't to play this music. I know on the Internet is a lot of sheet music for purchase, but for me (student) unimaginable. It's too expensive. Because, from the depths of the soul, please. If anyone has some sheet music for available, please share it with me. I'll tell you from the heart grateful. Thank you for my whole message read to the end. I wish you a nice day and thank you. (My email: petrbow@seznam.cz)

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Charles
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September 22, 2016 - 6:22 pm
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Check out MuseScore. In addition to the program, there is a large library of contributed scores. All of it (program and scores) are free.

You probably won't find every single song you want there, but if you learn the program, you can transcribe the music from what you hear to sheet music. (Not the easiest thing in the world to do, but possible.)

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BillyG
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Welcome @petrbow - I second what Charles says above, MuseScore can be a really useful tool, especially since once you have gone to the trouble to enter a score it's (relatively) easy to modify it to your own liking - tempo, key, actual notation and so on.  It can be initially awkward to get-your-head-around but once you accept its limitations it is a really rapid scoring/editing tool - and everything is then on your own machine.  It also creates nice looking .pdf format scores for sharing with others who don't have or need MuseScore itself.

There are sources of free sheet, including MASSIVE libraries here -https://musopen.org/sheetmusic/   - and here - http://www.imslp.org/

These of course really only have non-copyrighted, or out-of-copyright stuff.   If you're looking for more recent work - almost everything you'll want will have been ripped to you tube, or have been covered on YT - so - another way of "learning" a new-to-you piece that you like is to download it from YouTube and then use a "slow-down" program to play it back at a speed you can follow.... for instance 

http://onlinetonegenerator.com.....tcher.html

But, equally, consider Audacity as well - another free program which is a bit more flexible in its approach - you can select areas of the music, loop on that area, slow it down and so on.....  and like MuseScore, once downloaded "lives on your machine" and is more manageable and flexible than the online things (like the time-stretcher above) 

Although both free software ( MuseScore and Audacity ) they are "clean" (no threat to your machine) are used by probably millions of folks, and are maintained by a team of volunteer coders and engineers.

Best of luck with your progress !

I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes.  

Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)

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Fiddlerman
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September 23, 2016 - 11:43 am
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Welcome to the forum Peter
All the sheet music here is free and there are plenty of free sheet music available online. Usually when I do a search I write the search word along with free sheet music. (song free sheet music) and press images on the landing page so that I can quickly glance on the icons before choosing to visit the page. Just because you write free doesn't mean it is free by any means, but there is plenty of free stuff available. 🙂

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but the one who needs the least."

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I agree with everyone here... lots of stuff online free of charge.

If you want Promentary... you go to sign up at the Hot Violinist website or email and she will send it to you free.  She has you-tube lessons.

I do find a lot of free music.  

That being said, I do save my change and I but 1-4 books or sets of music a few times a year.  I feel it is just so worth it.

Movie themes are hard to find.  I think I bought Hedwig's theme for a few bucks.  And a few individuals free.

Muscore is invaluable...Bill Gunn has steered me in that direction many times and huge success.

Good luck with finding music. There is a huge variety here on this site as FM pointed out. 

 

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