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Lovely Hula Hands (ver. 1) by Robert Alexander Anderson - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
Music sheets - what is all about? Back in the 19th century, songs in the United States were popularized by musicians through music sheets. It was only in the 1950s when musicians started to bring music sheets to bands so they could play, allowing more people to hear their compositions. Simply, a music sheet is musical composition in printed form. It is composed of unbound sheets of paper where a musical notation of a song is printed. Many associate it with popular music. However, musicians say popular songs are not the only ones written down on paper. Many classical songs were published in music sheets and classical musicians performed even unfamiliar songs with these printed compositions.  (More...)    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Robert Alexander Anderson (1894 – 1995) was an American composer who wrote many popular Hawaiian songs within the Hapa haole genre including the Christmas songs Lovely Hula Hands (1940) and Mele Kalikimaka (1949). He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He attended Punahou School and graduated from Cornell University in 1916, where he was a member of the Cornell University Glee Club. Despite lacking formal training as a composer, he wrote many songs as a student there, including When Twilight Falls on Blue Cayuga. In 1927, he wrote his first hit song, Haole Hula. Another well-known song of his was Punahou (1966).
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Music sheets - what is all about? Back in the 19th century, songs in the United States were popularized by musicians through music sheets. It was only in the 1950s when musicians started to bring music sheets to bands so they could play, allowing more people to hear their compositions. Simply, a music sheet is musical composition in printed form. It is composed of unbound sheets of paper where a musical notation of a song is printed. Many associate it with popular music. However, musicians say popular songs are not the only ones written down on paper. Many classical songs were published in music sheets and classical musicians performed even unfamiliar songs with these printed compositions.  (More...)