SkooveLearn PianoDownload on the App Store
Install Now

A Thousand Years piano sheet music

A Thousand Years piano sheet music
💡This song is not on the Skoove app yet. Expect an update soon!
Chirstina Perry and David Hodges


Christina Perri co-wrote “A Thousand Years” with David Hodges for the movie “The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn” (Part 2). Perri also performs this song on the official released version.

Start free trial

Take a sneak peek of the song A Thousand Years


Philadelphia born Christina Perri, who is a self-taught musician and began her rise to fame after her debut single “Jar of Hearts”. David Hodges hails from Arkansas. He was with the band Evanescence, as well as several others. He has sold over 60 million albums.

Learning the song “A Thousand Years” will help you develop the swing-style rhythm of 12/8 using chords in the left hand while playing the melody in the right hand.

Cheat sheet


ArtistChristina Perri
ComposerChristina Perri and David Hodges
Release Year2011
Difficulty levelIntermediate
Key(s)Bb major
Meter 12/8
Techniques Playing in compound time signature


Interesting fact

Christina Perri’s official video of A Thousand Years has had over 1.7 billion views on YouTube, making it one of the most watched videos of all time.

Skoove helps you learn more than just the notes, why not try a trial today? You can start your one month free trial now!

Start free trial

Share this article

Start your musical journey
  • Fall in love with the music - Learn your favorite songs; whether they're classical, pop, jazz or film music, all at a level that suits you.
  • Enjoy interactive piano lessons - Learn with courses that help you master everything from music theory, chords, technique and more.
  • Get real-time feedback - Improve your practice with rich feedback as Skoove listens to your playing and highlights what went well and areas for improvement.
7 day free trial
No credit card details required
Start your piano journey now!

Tap to get free lessons

Unlock the magic of piano!​

Start your 7-day free trial and let the music begin!