Piano Sheets > Henry Mancini Sheet Music > Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet (ver. 1) Piano Sheet

Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet (ver. 1) by Henry Mancini - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet" is an instrumental arranged by Henry Mancini. It was a number-one pop hit in the United States during the year 1969. It topped the Billboard magazine chart on June 28, 1969 and remained there for two weeks. The melody is the theme from the movie Romeo and Juliet, which starred Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey. Rearranged by Mancini, the song started competing with rock and roll songs from The Beatles and the Rolling Stones on an Orlando, Florida radio station and spread from there. It faced stiff opposition from some radio states for being too soft. Those stations had to change their mind when the song become number one. This release also topped the U.S. easy listening chart for eight weeks. Henry Mancini (April 16; 1924 June 14; 1994) was an Academy Award winning American composer; conductor and arranger. He is remembered particularly for being a.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Henry Mancini (April 16; 1924 June 14; 1994) was an Academy Award winning American composer; conductor and arranger. He is remembered particularly for being a composer of film and television scores Mancini also won a record number of Grammy awards; including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995. His best-known works are the jazz-idiom theme to The Pink Panther film series (The Pink Panther Theme) and Moon River. "Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet" is an instrumental arranged by Henry Mancini. It was a number-one pop hit in the United States during the year 1969. It topped the Billboard magazine chart on June 28, 1969 and remained there for two weeks. The melody is the theme from the movie Romeo and Juliet, which starred Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey. Rearranged by Mancini, the song started competing with rock and roll songs from The Beatles and the Rolling Stones on an Orlando, Florida radio station and spread from there. It faced stiff opposition from some radio states for being too soft. Those stations had to change their mind when the song become number one. This release also topped the U.S. easy listening chart for eight.
Random article
Everything about piano sheet music Sheet music has a history of its own, dating back to the 19th century. In those days, musicians would play classic compositions using sheet music piano. Later on, when bands started performing, music sheets were back in vogue as a means to recreate these old compositions. What is it? Sheet music is nothing but a written notation of the piano notes. Depending on what musical composition the sheet music is for, the musical notes written will also differ. Most people have a wrong notion that it is only the popular compositions, which have recorded onto sheet music piano. However, several unfamiliar compositions have also been recorded using sheet music.  (More...)