Public Domain Music ( pdmusic.org ) is a place to learn about music and hopefully get inspired to pick up an instrument and start playing. So many people are interested in music, but they think they can’t learn how to play an instrument because it’s too difficult. Or worse, they want to learn how to play an instrument, but they get discouraged in the beginning and never end up following through on their goals.
We don’t want that to happen to you. That’s why we created this resource. We’re a group musicians on a mission. We want to make learning music fun and inspire you to pick up an instrument and start learning how to play. There’s nothing better than jamming some of your favorite tunes with your friends and we want to help you get there.
We have a bunch of different resources from musical history to instrument reviews and music lesson guides to help you get started in your musical journey. Take the plunge and start your journey to become a rockstar today!
Learning how to play an instrument is one of the most rewarding things that you can do. Music is the ultimate language that crosses all borders. We encourage everyone to pick up an instrument, no matter what it is, and start making music.
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We’ve compiled a short list of popular American composers who have made an impact on the world of music. We’ve also written a short biography along with a list of their most prominent works for you to check out their music and hopefully get inspired to write your own.
- Philip Paul Bliss (1838-1876)
- Carrie Jacobs-Bond (1861-1946)
- Stephen Collins Foster (1826-1864)
- William Shakespeare Hays (1837-1907)
- Anthony Philip Heinrich (1781-1861)
- Victor August Herbert (1859-1924)
- John Hill Hewitt (1801-1890)
- Frederic Woodman Root (1846-1916)
- George Frederick Root (1820-1895)
- Henry Russell (1812-1900)
- John Rogers Thomas (1829-1896)
- Thomas Martin Towne (1835-1912)
- Henry Tucker (1826-1882)
- William Vincent Wallace (1812-1865)
- Joseph Philbrick Webster (1819-1875)
- Septimus Winner (1827-1902)
- Henry Clay Work (1832-1884)
- William Downing Evans (1811-1897) – Welsh Composer