Sheet Music Direct 9+

Premium scores & music notes

Hal Leonard Corporation

Designed for iPad

    • 4.7 • 1.4K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

Sheet Music Direct is the best sheet music app to discover, learn, and perform all your favorite songs. Instantly access over 1.6 million premium sheet music arrangements and guitar tabs from dozens of top sheet music publishers including Hal Leonard, the world's largest source for music publications. Enjoy interactive scores with powerful tools like instant transposition, score playback, set lists, offline mode, and more.


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AN APP DESIGNED FOR MUSICIANS BY MUSICIANS

Convenient and easy to use on iPad and iPhone
• Access your sheet music anywhere: Your library automatically syncs between the app and web to access on any device.
• Turn pages with ease: With a simple swipe, get to the next page and never miss a note. Or, turn hands-free with support for Bluetooth pedals.
• Download for offline use: No internet? No problem. Download your music in the app to play anywhere.

Digital sheet music tailored to you
• Instantly transpose to any key: Six sharps not your idea of a good time? Find a key that's comfortable for you.
• Change music note size: Ease eye strain with larger notation or reduce it for fewer page turns.
• Audio playback with tempo control: Listen to the score for practice, or play along to perform.
• Print your sheet music: Need a hard copy? Sign in to your web account and connect to any home printer.

Keep your digital sheet music library organized
• Bookmark your favorites: Add songs to a wish list, or save your favorites for easy access.
• Create custom set lists: Organize songs into lists for your next gig, rehearsal, or special occasion.
• Bring the music you already own: Upload your existing sheet music PDFs to store all your music in one place.


FREE SHEET MUSIC
To get you started, a handful of titles are available to download completely free. Download the app, head to the Store, and look for the Free Sheet Music section. The selection may change from time to time, so make sure to download now and check back regularly.


BEST SELECTION & NEWEST RELEASES
There's something for everyone, from all-time classics to the hottest new pop songs. Hundreds of titles are added weekly, including new releases, bestsellers, out-of-print works, and more.


EVERY INSTRUMENT & SKILL LEVEL
Explore arrangements for over 35 instruments, including piano, voice, guitar, choir, ukulele, violin, saxophone, flute, trumpet, cello, drums, bass, and more. Plus, over 25,000 lead sheets, fake book, and official Real Book charts.


MUSIC FROM TOP ARTISTS
Play and sing all your favorite songs from The Beatles, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Queen, Adele, Leonard Cohen, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Billie Eilish, Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Williams, Beethoven, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Alan Menken, Pasek & Paul, Einaudi, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Alexis Ffrench, Bach, Lewis Capaldi, Olivia Rodrigo, Lizzo, Frank Sinatra, Josh Groban, Elvis, Louis Armstrong, Bill Withers, Eagles, George Gershwin, Yiruma, Idina Menzel, John Legend, Eric Clapton, John Denver, Chris Tomlin, Bill Withers, The Piano Guys, and many more.


MUSIC FROM EVERY GENRE
Musical styles are as diverse as the musicians who play them. Enjoy a wide range of songs from Pop, Classical, Movies & TV, Rock, Jazz, Broadway/Musicals, Disney, Christian & Religious, Country, Folk, Christmas & Holiday, Blues, Children's, New Age, Easy Listening, Patriotic, R&B, Soul, Funk, Traditional, Wedding, Latin, Punk, Video Games, Celtic/Irish, Reggae, and more.

What’s New

Version 3.3

Now available for iPhone!

This latest update also includes:
- Significant performance improvements, especially for users with large libraries
- App reloads from a background state faster and retains your previous activity
- Score and Audio settings are now remembered on your device for each score
- Bluetooth page turner support for user-imported PDFs

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

Mesh43567875437 ,

Works for me.

I’m a guitar player expanding my skill set by learning the piano. I used Yousician to get a basic knowledge of piano nomenclature then turned to this. As a novice. i find it helpful to find several versions from simple to complex of many songs. Also. The few songs I’ve searched for I was able to find at least some version. The play the song feature helps. (If you’re thinking it would make a good backing track. No. But for an idea of how the song should sound. It’s good) I bought the pro (whatever they call it) version. Already favorited enough songs to make it worth it.

Developer Response ,

Thank you so much for your review, we're happy to hear you're enjoying the app! -Sam

smallbiznj ,

Good app, annoying interface

I do like this app. The music selection is good and the prices are reasonable. But I really don’t like the interface. For instance it doesn’t remember my search history so I have to retype the entire search string/phrase every time I want to find a song. And when I favorite a song, the sample page is saved to my wish list. Cool, but there is no way to get back to the purchase page from my wish list; I have to go back to search and start all over, again typing the entire search string, and then dig to find the one I favorited. I have not purchased more than once because I found the process so annoying that I gave up.

And about support. I want to request support for something like this rather than write a review, but it requires an email session and since I don’t have email on my iPad I can’t request support. That’s also annoying because I’m already logged in, they should know something about my account, so let me contact support from my account.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback on the app. We will pass your comments and suggestions onto the relevant team for consideration! -Sam

North end commuter ,

Good, but with some rough edges

I use this app often, and it’s good. But it’s mostly ideal for piano, guitar and vocal. As a Sax player there are a few annoyances:
1) for songs that to select an instrument for transposition (like tenor sax), it will transpose written notes, but leaves all of the chord notations in concert pitch (as a piano player would need). Why not transpose both notes and chords for those that read notes but care about the chord changes for soloing or embellishing the lines? My workaround is to leave it on “Vocal” and then change the key to whatever I need (so up a full step for tenor Sax), which also changes all the chords. e app can already transpose the chords, but they just don’t do it when you change the instrument.
2) loads slow, and crashes way too often. Sometimes just freezes and eventually crashes.
3) not enough real book and lead sheets for Bb or Eb transposing imstruments. Boat loads for C instruments.
4) can sort set lists by name. I use my set lists as folders too. Not just for gig set lists. It would be great to be able to sort the songs in different ways for easier navigation.
5) many of the charts that are based on the well-known recordings do not indicate or include the same intro lengths or sometimes the interludes in the middle of the songs. So, you have to know how many bars the recording has before the sheet music is lined up to a backing track. Beatles Let It Be, or Shallow are a couple examples.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your review. We will make sure we pass your feedback onto the relevant people internally for consideration in future app updates. Thanks! -Sam

App Privacy

The developer, Hal Leonard Corporation, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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