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Music arranged for piano


Over the years I've helped people learn all kinds of music on the piano.
I've created or borrowed a whole host of piano arrangements - here they are all in one place.
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Scales, arpeggios, chords
Basic Scales C major, A minor, G major, D major, F major, D minor
All Scales All majors and relative harmonic minors
Arpeggios All keys on one page
Chords All major/minor chords in root position - treble and bass clefs
A few popular tunes for beginners
Ode to Joy (Beethoven) C major, closed hands, one move on left, a good introduction, particularly for adults
Katie Bairdie C major, 6/8 time signature
Mary had a little lamb C major, left chords
Frere Jacques C major, hand independence, may be tricky to get the rhythm
Coulter's Candy C major, open right, left moves
Old Macdonald G major, hands playing at same or different times, suitable for beginner
William Tell (Rossini) C major, tune moves between hands, great for adults, tricky chords near end
New World Symphony (Dvorak) C major, dotted rhythms, nice and slow, with repeating patterns
When the Saints (C major, beginner)
When the Saints (G major, as a round)
American spiritual
Au Matin / Morning Mood (Grieg) C major, left chords, transposing melody
The next few are a little more tricky
Muffin Man F major, dotted rhythms, left patterns, requested by a student to play for his grand-daughter
Ten Green Bottles D major, left chord changes
Jupiter C major, moving hand positions, popular 'world in union/rugby' theme
Jupiter 2nd theme C major, block chords, less well-known theme
La Donna e Mobile (Verdi) C major, dotted rhythms, moving hand positions, operatic theme, grade 1 level
Quadrille (Haydn) C major, left chords, right arpeggios, grade 1 level
The Blue Danube (Strauss) C major, left waltz rhythm, right broken chords, three pages, including all the themes
The Entertainer - Simpler
The Entertainer - intermediate
C major, accidentals, syncopation
Do Re Mi C major, accidentals, from The Sound of Music
Climb Every Mountain C major, accidentals, from The Sound of Music
Sonatina in G (Attwood) G major, alberti bass, arpeggios, grade 2 level
Musette in D D major, octave bass, grade 2 level
Giga (Seixas) D minor, 6/8 time, grade 3 level
Gurlitt
Lefthand Singing tone melody in left, beginner level
Night Journey melody in left, grade 2 level
Rose Rock semi-quavers in right, grade 2 level
Mozart
Minuet in G K 1e G major, parallel melodies, composed when Mozart was 5, grade 1 level
Minuet in F K 2 F major, accidentals, when Mozart was 6, grade 1 level
Allegro in F K 1c F major, dotted rhythms, grade 1 level
Minuet in F K 1d F major, large intervals, ornaments, around grade 3 level
Allegro in F K 15a F major, fast scales, ornaments, grade 3 level
Minuet in F K 5 F major, semi-quaver patterns, grade 3 level
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik G major, main theme from the first movement
Turkish March A minor, semi-quavers, grace notes, main theme in original key
Clementi
Sonatina I Allegro bright melody, scale sections, grade 3 level
Sonatina I Andante arpeggio triplets in left, grade 3 level
Sonatina I Vivace 3/8 time, scale sections, grade 3 level
Sonatina III Spiritoso wide dynamic range, ornaments, arpeggios, grade 7 level
Sonatina III Adagio dotted rhythms, slower pace, grade 2 level
Sonatina III Allegro bright melody, scales/arpeggios, grade 5 level
Beethoven
Fur Elise A minor, broken chords, pedal, main theme in the original key, simplified but not simplistic
Nel cor piu non mi sento G major, 6/8 time, broken chords in left, grade 2 level
Ecossaise in G G major, chord patterns in left, grade 2 level
Sonatina in G G major, moderato, alberti bass, grade 2 level
Burgmuller
La Candeur C major, scale patterns on each hand, grade 2 level
Arabesque A minor, right movement, left chords, grade 2 level
La Bergeronnette C major, arpeggios in both hands, grade 2 level
Pastorale G major, ornaments, left chords, grade 3 level
Le Courant limpide G major, broken chords, grade 3 level
Ballade C minor, left melody, right chords, grade 3 level
Tendre Fleur D major, arpeggiated phrases, mordents, grade 3 level
Tchaikovsky
Dance of the Mirlitons C major, staccato, moving hand positions, bouncy and fun to play
Enterrement de la poupee G minor, expressive, grade 2
Priere du matin G major, chord based, grade 3
Old French Song G minor, various patterns, grade 4
Sweet dreams C major, right melody, left chords, grade 5
Baba-Yaga E minor, fast, tense, grade 6
Sugar Plum Fairy D minor
Some challenging classics
Sonatina I, Diabelli: Andantino / Scherzo / Rondo grade 4 level
Elves Dance (Grieg) E minor, grade 4 level
Gymnopedie D major, large leaps and chords in left, grade 6 level?!
Flight of the Bumblebee (Rimsky Korsakov) D minor
Film and TV themes
The Greatest Showman Page Arrangements of all nine songs from the movie - in the original keys
The A Team F major
Mission Impossible Theme E minor, 5/4 rhythm, repeating bass riff, jumping melody
Chariots of Fire Theme - Simpler
Chariots of Fire Theme
C major, repeating bass line, triplets in right, Grade 2 level
Hedwig's Theme E minor
Pink Panther E minor
James Bond E minor
Pirates of the Caribbean D minor, 6/8 time signature
Speak Softly Love (The Godfather Theme) A minor, arpeggio chords in left
Star Wars - Main Theme G major
Star Wars - Cantina Band D minor
Star Wars - Imperial March Theme
Imperial March Theme: Simpler
G minor
Star Wars - Force Theme G minor
The Wicked Flee G major
Attack on Titan G sharp minor
City of Stars D minor
Bohemian Rhapsody B flat major, A major
Married Life (Up) F major
See You Again Bb major, chords on left, vocal melody on right
The Butterfly Lovers G major
Traditional tunes
Auld Lang Syne F major, melody in right, harmony in left, beginner
Amazing Grace F major, left open octaves, pedal, beginner
Flower of Scotland G major, left open octaves, beginner
Mountains of Mourne G major, left open octaves, pedal
Skye Boat Song G major
Here's to thy health F major
Be Thou My Vision F major
All Through The Night F major
Classic pop / jazz
Imagine (John Lennon) C major, chord patterns, beginner
Yesterday (Beatles) F major, accidentals
Let it Be (Beatles) C major, chords on right
I'm Still Standing - Simpler (Elton John)
I'm Still Standing (Elton John)
A major/A minor
I Wish I Knew (Billy Taylor) F major, interesting chords and rhythms, intermediate
I Say A Little Prayer (Aretha Franklin) F sharp minor, intermediate
Wuthering Heights (Kate Bush) A major / D flat major, interesting piece, often modulates, intermediate
These Arms of Mine C major, 6/8 time
Mamma Mia - Simpler
Mamma Mia
C major
Blue Moon C major, single notes in each hand, easy arrangement
Moon River - Simpler
Moon River
C major, broader leaps in left
Nights in white satin E minor, broken chords in left, melody in right, beginner
All Blues G major
Autumn Leaves G minor
So What D dorian, left melody, right chords, main riffs from the jazz classic
Piano Riffs All keys
More recent pop songs
Thunder C major, repeating left patterns, Straightforward arrangement, suitable for younger players
Paradise F major
Viva La Vida A flat major
Giant E major
Dance Monkey
Dance Monkey: Simpler
Dance Monkey Intro
Dance Monkey Intro: Simpler
F sharp minor, repeating left patterns, fairly easy arrangement
Shotgun F major, melody in right, simple left
Castle on the Hill D major, melody in right, simple left
Shape of You A minor, repeating bass line
Bruises C sharp minor, right combines melody and chords, intermediate
Someone you loved
Someone you loved Intro
D flat major, mainly on the black keys, intermediate
Greatest Day (Take That) C major, beginner
On My Way E major, intermediate
These Days C major, repeating chord riff, beginner
Senorita A minor, latin left pattern, melody on right, intermediate
Make You Feel My Love Bb major
Black Magic G major
All of Me C major
Believer D flat major, 12/8 time, black keys, repeating left patterns, intermediate
Peach, Plum, Pear C sharp minor
Lost Boy E minor
Drowning C minor, right chord pattern
A Thousand Years B flat major, 6/8 time signature
Shallow E minor
Castles E major, right chords, left bassline, Simple arrangement: piano part only, no vocals
Lost Without You F sharp major, right chords, left bassline, intermediate: mainly black key chords, no vocals
Christmas music has its own special page!