Eleanor Rigby free piano sheet music by The Beatles
About the song
"Eleanor Rigby" by the Beatles is the title of an single by the English rock band featured on their album from 1966 titled "Revolver".
"Eleanor Rigby" is one of the songs that marked the style switch for the Beatles, from rock and roll to experimental.
The song was written by Paul McCartney. He said that he invented the melody while playing around on the piano. He initially titled it "Miss Daisy Hawkins". The first version of the song had different lyrics than the final version.
The piano sheet music of "Eleanor Rigby" preserves the original rhythm of the melody. It's very easily transposable to sheet music, being created when McCartney was playing the piano.
The name "Eleanor" came from the actress Eleanor Bron, who the band knew from the movie "Help!", where they co-starred. "Rigby" was added as the name of a store in Bristol.
Credited to Lennon-McCartney, the song had the first verse by McCartney. Then the entire band contributed to it. The ending of the song proved to be more difficult than they thought. With a light Dorian melody, the song also incorporates the Aeolian mode, having an air of inevitability to the flow.
The Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby" is a great instrumental song involving four violins, two violas and two cellos. The song was inspired from Vivaldi’s work and style. It has been released on a double A-side, together with "Yellow Submarine", for the Parlophone Records label in the UK and for the Capitol Records label in the US. It reached the top of the UK charts, in the US charting only at a top of rank eleven.
"Eleanor Rigby" by the Beatles has received three nominations for Grammy Awards, winning one in 1966, for Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Male or Female. Paul McCartney was the receiver of the award.
An instrumental version of the song got included on the album "Anthology 2", a remix also getting used in the 2006 album titled "Love".
The sheet music for piano of "Eleanor Rigby" by the Beatles is one of those songs that shouldn't escape the piano keys of any piano player. The song's piano notes are a delight to the ear.
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|Released:||5 August 1966|