Bach to School Sale!
September 5, 2015

The Leading Note is pleased to announce our annual Bach to School Sale! From September 5 to 18, 2016, save 20% on all books by Johann Sebastian Bach.

As Johannes Brahms said:

“Study Bach: there you will find everything.”

Choose a category below to see what books are on sale for your instrument, sorted by popularity:


Piano Sale ItemsOrgan Sale ItemsHarp Sale ItemsGuitar Sale Items
Vocal Sale ItemsChoral Sale ItemsPercussion Sale ItemsEnsemble Sale Items
Violin Sale ItemsViola Sale ItemsCello Sale ItemsDouble Bass Sale Items
Flute Sale ItemsOboe Sale ItemsClarinet Sale ItemsBassoon Sale Items
Saxophone Sale ItemsRecorder Sale ItemsTrumpet Sale ItemsFrench Horn Sale Items
Trombone Sale ItemsTuba Sale ItemsBooks on SaleCDs on Sale

Bärenreiter Sale!
July 21, 2014
Click to see a list of all Barenreiter and Barenreiter Prague titles

Starting today, Save 20% on all titles from Bärenreiter!

From July 21 through August 2, save 20% on all Bärenreiter publications at The Leading Note. Take advantage of this spectacular offer to purchase any title in the Bärenreiter catalogue before their annual price increase later in August. The sale includes all titles currently in stock and any orders made before closing on August 2.

Bärenreiter Verlag is one of the most beloved publishers of Urtext editions in the world. Their definitive, scholarly editions adorned in colourful covers are renowned amongst musicians. (Read more…)

Christmas Special on Gift Certificates!
November 14, 2013

The Leading Note is the perfect place to find gifts for the musicians in your life. We stock:

  • Print Music for piano, strings, winds, brass, voice, choir, organ, guitar
  • Books about composers, teaching, performance, theory, humour, and for children
  • CDs from local artists and the Naxos catalogue
  • Gifts and Accessories, including socks, ties, scarves, notebooks, folders and gig bags
  • Gift Certificates for any value and redeemable for any product in our store!

Gift Certificates are a particularly good choice for your favourite musician if you are not sure which specific book will suit the musician’s taste. Gift certificates can be used to expand a musician’s repertoire library, to fund teaching supplies, to procure rare or special editions; or to encourage students to pursue their musical goals.

For the second year in a row, The Leading Note is pleased to offer a Holiday Special on our gift certificates:

Purchase a gift certificate of $50 or more between now and December 31, 2013 and receive 10% off any other items purchased at the same time.

You can find out more about Christmas music we currently have on display in our “Christmas Music Is Here” blog post. Our browsable catalogue is online so you can search for just the right book. Our friendly staff are also available in the shop to offer assistance and guidance!

Best wishes for a happy holiday season from all the staff at The Leading Note.


Le magasin de musique Leading Note est l’endroit idéal pour trouver des cadeaux pour vos amis musiciens. Nous offrons:
  • Des partitions pour piano, instruments à cordes, voix, chorale, orgue et guitare,
  • Des livres portant sur une variété de sujets musicaux (compositeurs, enseignement de la musique, performance, théorie musicale, humour et jeunesse),
  • Des disques provenant d’artistes locaux et du catalogue de Naxos,
  • Des cadeaux et accessoires variés, incluant des cartables de musique, des cahiers de notes, des bas, des cravates, des foulards et des sacs,
  • Des certificats-cadeau à valeur indéterminée et échangeables pour n’importe quel de nos produits!

De plus, le magasin Leading Note est fier de vous proposer cette offre spéciale :

Achetez un certificat-cadeau d’une valeur de 50$ ou plus d’ici le 31 décembre 2012 et recevez un rabais de 10% applicable sur tout autre produit acheté simultanément.
Le certificat-cadeau fera le bonheur de votre musicien/ne préféré/e. Il lui permettra d’agrandir son répertoire de musique, de se procurer du matériel d’enseignement, d’obtenir une édition rare ou spéciale ; ou, tout simplement, d’atteindre ses objectifs musicaux!
Vous pouvez maintenant feuilleter notre catalogue en ligne et y trouver les partitions que vous cherchez. D’ailleurs, notre personnel chaleureux est toujours disponible pour vous donner un coup de main si vous en avez besoin!
En vous remerciant de votre appui!
25% Off All Christmas Music
December 28, 2011

Get a head start on next year!  All in-stock Christmas music at The Leading Note is now 25% off through January.

Piano Music on Sale!
November 15, 2011

Lots of piano music on sale right now at The Leading Note!

Skrjabin’s Piano Sonata No. 7, Henle Edition.  Now on sale for only $19.  One copy remaining.

Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 9, Henle Edition.  Only $12.50!  Don’t miss out!