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‘A River Flows in You’ interactive piano sheet music



Practice hand coordination learning one of the most covered songs in music history

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This beautiful piano piece by Korean pianist/composer Yiruma clearly depicts a flowing river with its rippling notes. Certain notes are anticipated in the right hand tune while the left hand supplies a steady rhythm of single notes.

This piece is deceptively easy to play, making it accessible to aspiring pianists.

Cheat sheet


ArtistLeonard Cohen
ComposerLeonard Cohen
Release Year1984
Genre(s)Folk, folk/rock
Difficulty levelBeginner
Instrument Piano/voice
Key(s)Original C major (Gb major Skoove lesson)
Meter 12/8 (4/4 Skoove lesson)
Techniques Single note in each hand, coordination. Play in the key of Gb major.


Fun fact

“A River Flows in You” was used in the 2008 movie “Twilight”, and was catapulted to fame, making it very popular with pianists.

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