Barbara Streisand is a very interesting American artist, acting as a singer, very talented actress, and filmmaker.
She debuted in 1960, her career spanning over six decades, giving us the most of the music and film she ever could.
Barbara Streisand sings broadway, disco, and traditional pop and she began her career performing in nightclubs.
From that to one of the most famous singers in the world it took just a step, becoming one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, the highest certified female artist in the US, and awarded an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony awards.
The song we chose for today’s sheet is New York State of Mind, which is actually a Billy Joel song, from 1976.
The original New York State of Mind was released as part of Joel’s album named Turnstiles and became a wonderful song and had lots of success.
The free New York State of Mind piano sheets composition is about 6:00 minutes in length and belongs to the jazz and soft rock music genres.
We can hear the drums, piano, orchestral arrangements, saxophone and bass, and a strong voice.
Written and composed by Billy Joel, the song was inspired after Joel returned to the East Coast from L.A, spending three years apart from everything and referring to his pride in returning home to New York.
The free New York State of Mind piano sheet music has been covered after its release by many famous artists, being so successful worldwide.
The song became a pop standard and among the greatest version, we can name the ones by Barbara Streisand, Mellisa Benoist, Elton John, Frank Sinatra, and Adam Pascal.
New York State of Mind was re-recorded by Joel in 2014, together with Barbara Streisand, and released together with this incredible version.
Because of its success, New York State of Mind was used in movies, TV shows, and books – The Muppets’ Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem, Glee TV show, Garfield: The Movie, and so on.
You can now try your own version, learning how to play New York State of Mind at your piano, with the help of the materials which we put at your disposal on our website.