Bohemian Rhapsody free piano sheet music by Queen
About the song
"Bohemian Rhapsody" is an all time musical masterpiece by the British band Queen.
The lyrics for this song were written by Freddie Mercury, the band's lead vocalist and legend.
The song was released with the band's fourth studio album titled "A Night at the Opera".
The song has no chorus, instead consisting of several sections: a ballad segment ending with a guitar solo, an operatic passage, and a hard rock section.
At the time, it was the most expensive single ever made and it remains one of the most elaborate recordings in popular music history.
From its release, "Bohemian Rhapsody" was an instant international hit.
The album with which was released with, "A Night at the Opera", is considered to be Queen's best album.
"Bohemian Rhapsody" peaked first position in the United Kingdom Singles Chart and stayed there for nine straight weeks. By the end of January 1976 it sold over one million copies worldwide. The song peaked the first position again in 1991 for another five weeks after the tragic death of lead vocalist and writer of the masterpiece, Freddie Mercury.
"Bohemian Rhapsody" became the third best selling single in the United Kingdom. It topped the charts in several other markets as well, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and The Netherlands, later becoming one of the best-selling singles of all time.
In the United States, the song originally peaked at number nine in 1976; however, it returned to the chart at number two in 1992 following its appearance in the film "Wayne's World" which revived its American popularity.
The hit was released with a video, that was considered by music lovers to be "ground-breaking".
It was included into Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004.
In 2012, the song topped the list on an ITV nationwide poll in the UK to find "The Nation's Favorite Number One" over 60 years of music.
The song's structure is the following:
- Intro (0:00–0:49);
- Ballad (0:49–2:35);
- Guitar solo (2:35–3:03);
- Opera (3:03–4:07);
- Hard rock (4:07–4:56);
- Outro (4:56–5:55).
The song is still one of the most popular in the world. On YouTube, "Bohemian Rhapsody" has hundreds of millions of views worldwide and still counting.
Bohemian Rhapsody's piano notes are a delight for any piano enthusiast. Enjoy and praise them as they deserve!
|Released:||31 October 1975|
|Album:||A Night At The Opera|
|Producers:||Roy Thomas Baker, Queen|
|Labels:||Elektra, Parlophone, EMI, Hollywood|
|Genres:||Hard Rock, Progressive Rock, Rock Opera|