Audio samples for Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen
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This song addresses its structure in its lyrics: "It goes like this from fourth to fifth, the minor fall, and the major lift." Play the original rising and falling bassline in a 12 / 8 rhythm with your left hand, and the powerful melody with your right hand. Vary expression as you repeat verses and chorus in the sheet music for piano.
Written by Canadian singer - songwriter Leonard Cohen in 1984, and released on his album "Various Positions", it has gained worldwide recognition, and its many cover versions have topped the charts throughout the years. But did you know that the first time the composer’s original version entered the US charts was in 2016 after Cohen’s death?
Sheet music information
- Pop & Rock
- Piano Solo