Free Classical Piano Sheet Music

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Here is a collection of classical piano sheet music free and organized in levels of difficulty. All are in the public domain, so it is free to print and use. Enjoy!

Free Classical Piano Sheet Music PDF

Classical piano music can be divided into three main eras;

  • The Baroque Period (1600-1750)
  • The Classical Period (1750-1820)
  • The Romantic Period (1820-1910)

Music after that is usually just called 20th and 21st-century music, and even Modern. Who knows what these music periods will be named in the future? 

Classical Piano Sheet Music

TIP: If you're looking for a collection of beginner classical piano sheet music, I can recommend: Big Book of Beginner's Piano Classics: 83 Favorite Pieces in Easy Piano Arrangements. The pieces in the collection are simplified and for beginners. The layout is clean, easy to read, and the selection of timeless masterpieces is great!

Graded Levels of Free Classical Piano Music for Beginners to Intermediate Players

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The pieces (a medium-difficulty piano sheet music) are graded from levels 1-6 and organized in different periods/ styles. The pieces have been selected as some of the easiest, pedagogically sound, and popular organized by each composer.

The levels are an indication of difficulty and are based on mainstream exam levels. But don’t feel afraid of testing something a bit above your own level! This might actually help you to pull yourself to a higher level!

If you really love a piece- there is magic in what you can do! I have seen that over and over again…

Just don’t go overboard in difficulty- and keep working with your piano lesson book as well as note reading and technique at the same time.

An Explanation of the Different Levels

Please observe that Level 1 of the free, easy classical piano sheet music is not for absolute beginners. This level is usually reached after about one year of piano playing.

If you can play these pieces easily after learning piano in less time than that, it means you can feel really good about yourself! Level 4/5/6 consists of free intermediate printable sheet music.

  • Level 1: Early Elementary Level.
  • Level 2: Elementary Level.
  • Level 3: Late Elementary Level.
  • Level 4: Early Intermediate Level.
  • Level 5: Intermediate Level.
  • Level 6: Late Intermediate Level.

Free Printable Classical Piano Sheet Music

Baroque Period Repertoire

Level 1:

J. C Bach: Aria BWV Anh. 131

Level 2:

G.F Handel: Impertinence
J. S Bach: Minuet in G BWV Anh.114
J. S Bach: Aria BVW 515
J. S Bach: Minuet 2 BWV Anh. 115

Level 3:

J. S Bach: Musette BWV Anh. 126
J. S Bach: Polonaise BWV Anh. 119
G.F Handel: Gavotte HWV 491

Level 4:

G.F Handel: Gavotte HWV 471
J. S Bach: Minuet BWV Anh. 113
J. S Bach: Minuet BWV Anh. 116
J. S Bach: Minuet BWV Anh. 121

Level 5:

J. S Bach: Little Prelude in C major, BWV 939
G.F Handel: Sonatina in B flat major, HWV 585

Level 6:

J. S Bach: Prelude no. 2 in d minor, BWV 926
J. S Bach: Little Prelude in c minor, BWV 934
J. S Bach: Prelude in d minor, BWV 999
J. S Bach: March in E flat major, BWV Anh. 127
J. S Bach: Little Prelude in e minor, BWV 941

Classical Period Repertoire

Level 1:

W.A Mozart: Minuet in F major K 2

Level 3:

M. Clementi: Sonatina in C 1st movement, op.36 no.1

Level 4:

J. A Andre': Sonatina in C, op.34 no.1

Level 6:

F. Kuhlau: Sonatina in C major, op.20 no.1

Romantic Period Repertoire

Level 2:

R. Schumann: Soldiers March

Level 3:

F. Burgmuller: Arabesque
R. Schumann: Melody Op.68 no.1

Level 4:

F. Burgmuller: Ballade Op.100
F. Burgmuller: The Wagtail / Shepherdess Op.100
F. Burgmuller: Sincerity
R. Schumann: The First Loss
R. Schumann: The Wild Rider
R. Schumann: The Happy Farmer

Level 5:

F. Burgmuller: Sweet Sorrow, R. Schumann: Hunting Song, op.68 no.7
R. Schumann: Little Folk Song, op.68 no.9
R. Schumann: Sicilienne, op.68 no.11

Level 6:

F. Chopin: Prelude in A
F. Chopin: Prelude in c minor, op.28 no.20
R. Schumann: From Foreign Countries and People, from Kinderszehnen, op.15 no.1


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