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You’re one step away from getting your hands on some free music! Fill in your details below to get your copy of Shine.

About Shine

Shine was commissioned by ABRSM as part of a free one-day event on 7 July 2017 that was all about shining a spotlight on the power of music. Written by composer Mark Armstrong especially for the event, versions of the piece are now freely available to anyone who loves music.

We hope you'll enjoy learning and playing this piece and encourage you to share your performances with us.

You’ll get access to Shine for:

  • Big Band – Parts
  • Big Band – Score
  • Piano
  • Voice and Piano
  • Lyrics

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Through world-class exams, award-winning books, learning apps, creative partnerships and scholarships, we do everything we can to support participation, progression and success in music.


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