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Robert John Farnon
Opera and lyrical music
Sheet music for Robert John Farnon
Piano - Advanced; Early Advanced; Late Intermediate
Book 5. Arranged by Dan Coates. Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Teacher's Choice! Pop. Book. 48 pages. Alfred Music #00-AFM0209. Published by Alfred Music (AP.AFM0209).
Piano/Vocal/Guitar - Difficulty: medium
A Complete Resource. Composed by Various. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook. Wedding. Songbook. With vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names (on most songs), guitar chord diagrams (on some songs) and instructional text. 303 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.310615).
Easy solo piano - SMP Level 2 (Late Elementary)
Volume 1. Arranged by Robert Schultz. Masterworks; Piano - Big Note Collection; Piano Supplemental. Pop. Songbook (big note notation). With big note notation and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 224 pages. Alfred Music #00-AF9917. Published by Alfred Music (AP.AF9917).
(TTBB) - Digital Download
By The Tokens and Robert John. Arranged by Kirby Shaw. Choral. Novelty, Oldies, Pop. Choral. 9 pages. Published by Hal Leonard - Digital Sheet Music (HX.329626).
Alto Sax, Alto Sax & Piano - Intermediate - Digital Download
By Bryan Adams. Arranged by James M. Guthrie, ASCAP. Score, Set of Parts. 13 pages. Published by jmsgu3 (H0.264279-232860).
Solo piano - SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
Volume 1. Featuring the Best in Pops, Movie, Broadway, Jazz, Love Songs, TV, Country. Arranged by Kathleen DeBerry Brungard. Piano - Intermediate / Advanced Collection; Piano Supplemental. Pop. Collection. With standard notation and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 160 pages. Alfred Music #00-AF9730A. Published by Alfred Music (AP.AF9730A).
He is mainly known for his light music.
- Jumping Bean
- Portrait of a Flirt
- A Star is Born
- A la claire fontaine
- Canadian impressions
- Westminster Waltz
- Symphony no. 1
- Symphony no. 2
Robert Farnon also wrote the music for more than forty motion pictures, including Maytime in Mayfair (1949) and Captain Horatio Hornblower RN (1951), as well as for a number of television series and miniseries, including The Prisoner and A Man Called Intrepid.
Born in Canada, Robert Farnon decided to stay in Europe after World War II, when he was there as Canadian Army captain and the conductor/arranger of the Canadian Band of the Allied Expeditionary Force.