Tunes - is a multi-lingual web
site dedicated to music lovers, music
students, music teachers, and people who are just discovering the world of classical music.
Its objective is to make it easy
for people to listen to the best tunes the classics have to offer, and to
access to the sheet music for these tunes. >
It also boasts a popular melody search feature, with a virtual piano
so you can play a theme with the mouse or a touch-screen, and the system will search for the tune in its
If it finds it, it will name it, play it and display the music notation for it.
Good tunes are vital ingredients of listenable music. This site is particularly devoted to pleasing melodies.
It is crammed full of tunes that have lasted for centuries and will continue to last for many more.
Three Famous Overtures.
Each very different in style, but all masterworks.
Mozart's Magic Flute
Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream
Rossini's William Tell
Handy Tips. - simply type the first few letters of any composer's name, and once uniquely identified, that composer's screen will pop up, from any web page in this site.
- Click on any picture on this page to hear a demo
Currently Available Tunes:
1970 tune entries, containing:-
515 scores as PDF;
1135 midi files;
1955 audio mp3 files
2699 dictionary themes;
plus heaps of traditional and folk tunes.
Browsers. It now supports 6 web browsers:- Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Firefox, Opera, and Internet Explorer.
For more information about browser support see Frequently Asked Questions.
I am very sorry to announce that Victor Gomersall, creator of this site, died on August 6th 2018. He had been suffering from Motor Neurone Disease. He was a talented and generous contributor to all who shared his love of music and will be sadly missed by his family and friends. I am proud to have been given the chance to continue his website, the legacy of his love for music.
This site has a brand new page which
sets composers into their historical context
It displays a time-line showing
composers' lifespans, with optional
comparison against timelines of
historical events. A click on any
composer on this page opens that
composer's page with his music.
When you use the virtual
of our themes dictionary lookup to search for a theme,
all matching tunes now show musical notation and a green play button so you can listen instantly.
Feedback. This site was created by Victor Gomersall,
QLD, Australia, solely for the love of music and the benefit and enjoyment of the community. It is currently operated and maintained by his relative Hugo Clarke.
However, I am very keen to receive
feedback from you if you have enjoyed my
site. Please tell me what you like
and dislike, and any suggestions you
have. I am also interested in what country you are from. The musical community
is international, and I have received emails from so many different countries all around the world.
You can contact me
by email here.