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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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All you need to know about free sheet music The Internet has made it possible for piano enthusiasts to learn how to play piano by using free sheet music available online. There are plenty of websites online, which offer you music notes for playing the piano. Types of formats There are various formats available when it comes to online music sheets for the piano. These include GIF, Postscript, finale, graphics interchange, adobe acrobat etc. If you want quick and easy access to sheet music piano then these free websites are the best choice available. Most websites will also have listings based on the genre of music to help you easily select the appropriate category of piano notes.  (More...)