Hymns, Anthems, & Patriotic Songs
Hymns, anthems, and patriotic songs are part of the lifeblood of a nation and a people.
Here are some that you surely know, in multiple keys and arrangements for you or your students.
- Treble clef
- Guitar tabs
- Bass clef
- Viola clef
The ones at this page are all simple melodies, like lead sheets.
Amazing Grace lyrics & intermediate-level sheet music
Several keys & several versions here!
All much harder than the arrangements in the previous link.
America: My Country 'Tis of Thee
One of my favorite songs as a child.
This arrangement is for late elementary. See other arrangements at the link below.
Lead sheets for:
- guitar (with tabs)
- bass clef
- treble clef
America the Beautiful
This piece is often called for in church settings.
It is also popular for vocal auditions, as there are several tricky interval leaps in the melody!
This is a lead sheet only, but in multiple keys, in:
- treble and
- bass and
- viola clefs!
The Army Theme Song (Caisson Song)
An exciting piece that young boys may enjoy!
Good practice for adding chords... this song is only in lead sheet format on my site so far.
Available in 8 keys!
Be Thou My Vision
Come Ye Sinners (Beach Spring melody, from The Sacred Harp)
Come Ye Sinners (I Will Arise and Go to Jesus)
Donum Maximus, a 24-page Mass
For Health & Strength & Daily Bread, a round
For the Beauty of the Earth
Just As I Am, Without One Plea
To: Gabrielle, Address: Heaven
I'll Fly Away
Softly and Tenderly
What Wondrous Love
What Wondrous Love for Four Parts
When He Cometh (Jewels)
Interested in songs from the Bible for your students or church? Check out my other website, SingTheBibleStory.com!
Deep in the Heart of Texas, sheet music for piano duet partners. EASY primo and accessible secondo with bouncy chords make this a VERY FUN DUET!
Beginner piano songs for young kids are even EASIER when the tune is familiar, and the words are fun or even silly! "Found a Peanut" fits the bill.
God is So Good lyrics and sheet music, now with two new versions. This simple and sweet hymn is perfect for beginning musicians.
The Ants Go Marching lyrics & sheet music for beginning piano. This lead sheet is EASY to read, with a single melody line and chord symbols. Very fun!
Chopsticks music is easy to play by rote - incorrectly! Sharpen up your students' abilities with duet & solo sheets showing chords & accurate melodies.
Storybook Love - Mark Knopfler's "The Princess Bride" movie soundtrack music is one of the prettiest movie themes ever. Now in the key of Am/C as well as Bm/D!
What Do You Do with a GRUMPY (or Drunken) Sailor, now with an EASY lead sheet! Free printable piano music that may be your student's favorite for a long time!
The Raggle-Taggle Gypsies is an exciting song for your singers! Your piano players will like it too. It is an old song, with a catchy melody easy to learn.
Easy piano sheet music FREE, The Snake Charmer, now with an easier-to-read arrangement just for young, socially distant students! Mysterious-sounding & FUN.
A journal of adapting day by day to social distance as a music teacher - how to easily teach piano, voice, guitar by phone or laptop?
Queen Esther in the Bible
This beautiful song book for piano & voice "Esther, For Such a Time as This", available as a digital download, tells the riveting story of the attempted genocide of the Jews in ancient Persia, and the brave young queen who risked her life to change the king's mind and save her people.
A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theatre production, or a class of Sunday School children!
This book is also available from Amazon as a paperback.
Just the Black Keys
This book is available as a digital download from this site. Visit this page to see some free examples from the book.
It is also available from Amazon as a paperback!
This is the perfect easy start for little pianists.
And when they start reading white-key notes on the staff, this is a fun easy resource to say each week, "Choose a new black-key song at home this week and figure it out to show me next lesson!" They will be spending more time at the piano.
The Adventures of Tonsta
A perfect read aloud storybook
for little boys or girls.
The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young boy with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.
With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.
Lots of trolls in this book - including one who gives him a Christmas gift!
Available at Amazon
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About the Author
Hi, I'm Dana! (Say that like "Anna".) I'm the owner of Music-for-Music-Teachers.com, and a newer site, SingTheBibleStory.com.
Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and have added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.
You can find out more about me and the reason for this website at my About Me page.