Free lead piano sheet "Morning Has Broken"! This beautiful free vocal sheet music is available for download in the keys of F, G, A, Bb, C, and also an easy version for beginners shared between the two hands. I really wish I could have placed the lyrics on each piano lead sheet, but the lyrics by Eleanor Farjeon seem to be under copyright still, as most (not all) sources say that she wrote the lyrics in 1931. If anyone knows differently, let me know!
However, you can easily find the words by Googling "Morning Has Broken" lyrics! This beautiful old song with its lovely verses became a pop hit many years ago when Cat Stevens recorded it. Here is an audio of the piece (with pretty pictures), which was recorded on Teaser & The Firecat. In the video below is Cat Stevens himself in 1976 on tour; this was shortly before he decided to adopt Islam and change his name to Yusuf Islam:
Download lead sheet music Morning Has Broken in F
Download free sheet music to print Morning Has Broken in G
Download piano lead sheet Morning Has Broken in A
Download lead piano sheet Morning Has Broken in Bb
Download Morning Has Broken in C
I have been giving my students lead sheets every few weeks, allowing them to choose what they like, and adding their own chord stylings to them. It's amazing what they like to play when given a choice! Morning Has Broken appeals to the kids who like "pretty" music, and who like to sing along as they play.
This is the beginner version, shared between two hands:
This video features Laura Wright (what a smooth and beautiful sound she has!) with Rick Wakeman at the piano (Rick arranged the original piano accompaniment for Cat Stevens' version, which has become the trademark sound of Morning Has Broken):
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There are an incredible amount of people online who just want to be heard, but very few who have given what you have so clearly. Regarding instruction for those of us who can't afford lessons,your site has been a real gift to stumble across. I'm looking forward to now removing a few bad habits. My humblest thanks from Australia.
Thank you for the free downloads! I'm a private teacher and I teach piano and beginner voice as well. :) I've been running my studio for about a year and I've come across the same issue; I don't want my students to have to purchase an entire supplemental book for only a couple of songs. So thank you for this site...some great downloads!!
... I watched your video "Wondrous Love" with your eight gals - Magnificent! So refreshing to see good harmonies sung a capella these days; it seems to be rare!
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