Playing the accordion is no easy feat, and finding a good selection of sheet music can be every bit as difficult. If your local music store leaves you wanting a little more, try the Internet.
Many secure sites are available over the Internet with accordion sheet music that can easily be copied and printed for your personal use. To get you started, here is a selection of the more popular sites:
Accordion-Online.de: Based in Germany, this site offers information on composers, plus a selection of mp3 files and a good variety of sheet music. Visit Accordion-Online.de to save or download accordion sheet music, and access their mp3 archives for recordings of individual notes and pieces.
What’s best about this site is that the accordion sheet music is listed in two separate categories, Solos and Duets. By scanning through these categories, it’s easy to find the particular song you’re looking for. Accordion Online also provides a guide to German Bass Notation.
Free-Scores.com: This Internet site is considered by many to be the ultimate sheet music directory on the web. Free-Scores.com provides a listing of the most requested pieces of accordion sheet music online. You’ll also find a number of helpful links, all dedicated to providing sheet music for accordion players. The accordion sheet music is provided free of charge, so you can access and download them at any time. They also offer songs and music from around the world.
MusicaViva.com: Many accordion players use MusicaViva.com when searching for downloads of free accordion sheet music. The site features “Accordion Archive”, part of the Musica Viva collection of free sheet music. In this archive, you’ll find sheet music in both classical and traditional titles. Users can choose to download music in PDF, GIF or ABC formats. No matter which format you (or your computer) prefer, you can access and enjoy a variety of accordion sheet music online at MusicaViva.com.
FreeSheetMusic.net: This is one of the most comprehensive Internet sources for sheet music. Whatever instrument you play, you’ll find the music you need on this site. It’s also one of the best online sheet music directories, with dozens of links to valuable information.
These useful benefits have made FreeSheetMusic.com perhaps the ultimate choice for countless accordion players. The digital sheet music library also allows users to select from thousands of tunes, hear them being played, and print the sheet music.
It’s not always easy to find great sheet music in bookstores and traditional music stores. The Internet, however, offers fast and simple access to a huge selection of accordion sheet music.