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Moon River (ver. 1) by Audrey Hepburn - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"Moon River" is a song composed by Johnny Mercer (lyrics) and Henry Mancini (music) in 1961, for whom it won that year's Academy Award for Best Original Song. It is most well-known for being sung in the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's by Audrey Hepburn, although it has been covered by many other artists. It became the theme song for Andy Williams, who first recorded the song in 1961 and performed it at the Academy Awards ceremonies in 1962. He sang the first eight bars of the song at the beginning of his television show; he also named his production company and venue in Branson, Missouri after Moon River. Williams' version was vetoed by Cadence president Archie Bleyer, who believed it had little or no appeal to teenagers. Andy Williams' famous version never charted, except as an LP track, which he recorded for Columbia in a hit album of 1962. The success of the song was responsible for re-launching Mercer's career as a songwriter, which had stalled in the mid-1950s because rock and roll replaced jazz standards as the popular music of the time. An inlet near Savannah, Georgia, Johnny Mercer's hometown, was named Moon River in honor of him and this song. The popularity of the song is such that it has been used as a test sample in a study on people's memories of popular songs.    Download this sheet!
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How to read free sheet music effectively If you are starting out learning how to play piano one of the first things is to learn how to read sheet music for piano. This includes usage of various concepts like treble clefs, bass clefs, key signature and ability to understand actual music notes. The two clefs When it comes to piano notes there are two kinds of clefs. Every clef will have a different note in the space and line. The notes typically begin from A and end with G and repeating the pattern again. Starting a piano sheet from C would then take you to D and then E. when it comes to reading sheet music it takes a little more practice and patience. You would need to memorize the music notes through acronyms to make it easier.  (More...)