Over The Clouds (FREE)

(1 customer review)


A gorgeous electronic mood piece with sparkling piano textures. Be above. Be weightless.


There’s nothing like flying. But this piece comes close.

With sweeping synthesizers and soaring backgrounds, the accompaniment for this piece lets the piano part soar. It is not so much about a melody or theme, but about creating the feeling of flight, of weightlessness.

The piano part is very similar throughout, providing a slightly changing texture. Because of that, only a few difficult measures have to be mastered, making this an impressive piece that a student with little experience can master.

Watch the video below to see the piece performed by Kylie, one of our students.

Piano Plus Playback

This piece is from the awesome Piano Plus Playback series. That means it is specially crafted to be performed with a playback: an .mp3 accompaniment.

How does it work?

It’s quite simple. You learn the piece from the sheet music just like you would learn any other piece. Except that once you’ve learned it, you can turn on the playback to accompany you – and you’ll sound that much more amazing. The playback comes as an .mp3 file, so all you need is something to play it on (like your phone) and a loudspeaker. Instant awesome.

What are the advantages to compared to regular piano pieces?

Aside from the fact that it’s incredibly fun and satisfying to play with the playback – the biggest advantage is that you get to work on your ensemble playing: your ability to play together with other musicians. Of course, a playback will never be responsive the way playing with other people live would be, but it includes instruments and sounds that you wouldn’t normally get to play with otherwise (unless you can afford a backing orchestra).

It also makes for a great recital piece. Can you imagine how much this piece would stand out at a student recital?

What’s included?

Every Piano Plus Playback piece includes the following files:

  • Sheet Music: A score of the piano part.
  • Fullspeed Playback: You would use this for your performances.
  • 90% Playback: A slightly slower version, mainly for practicing purposes. Not recommended for performing with.
  • Metronome Version: Just the piano part plus a metronome, so you can hear your part and check your progress.
  • Background Images: Two different background images that match the theme and mood of the piece. You can use these if you want to use a projector to add a visual element to your performance. (The official music video, as seen above, uses these background images).
  • Original Manuscript: A scan of the original handwritten score and notes of the composer. (not all Piano Plus Playback pieces contain this)

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Additional information


Late Elementary

Alfred Level

2, 3

Music Tree Level

2B, 3

Piano Adventures Level

2B, 3A


4/4 Time, Syncopation


Electronic, Lyrical, New Age


Arpeggios, Crossing Hands, Fast Notes

Included Files

Over_The_Clouds.pdf, Over_The_Clouds_fullspeed.mp3, Over_The_Clouds_90percent.mp3, Over_The_Clouds_metronome.mp3, Over_The_Clouds_bg_1.jpg, Over_The_Clouds_bg_2.jpg, Over_The_Clouds_manuscript.jpg

1 review for Over The Clouds (FREE)

  1. Jeanette (verified owner)

    My student has a smiling face after playing this. She is thrilled because she was able to conquer the right hand with relative ease. As with all the pieces, the metronome track at 90% of performance tempo is a perfect practice tool .

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