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)
O Susanna is a song from the olden days of gold panning, and it's still fun to sing and play! Get the sheet music for beginning piano, and easy tabs for guitar here.
Toccata, from an opera: vigorous & bright trio and ensemble arrangements with lots of rhythm - surprisingly EASY & FUN! With many rehearsal suggestions.
Classical piano sheet music collection - easy one-page introductions for note-writing practice & gaining familiarity with the literature!
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"Skye Boat Song" from Scotland, with a lovely NEW finger-picking version for guitar, as well as the 2 original EASY arrangements!
"Just the Black Keys" is a new piano book for young beginners who need more time with simple music. Make that simple music FUN!
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!
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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.
Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and 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.