Learn to play 'The Prayer’ Sheet Music for Piano and Voice

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Sheet music guide for ‘The Prayer’ for piano and vocal including guitar chord charts, score and lyrics. The ‘Prayer’ was made most popular as a duet by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli. Other sheet music versions of the 'The Prayer' are by Josh Groban and Charlotte Church. 'The Prayer' solo sheet music and viloin sheet music versions are also available as a digital download.

Celine Dion’s Christmas Album 'These Are Special Times'

The most well known version of ‘The Prayer’ is in the form of a duet and was sung by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli. ‘The Prayer’ was originally released by Celine Dion on her Christmas album ‘These are Special Times’ in 1998 and was the second single from the album. In 1999 Andrea Bocelli released ‘The Prayer’ on his best selling album called ‘Sogno’ which has sold over ten million copies around the world.

‘The Prayer’ - Song and Music - Awards and Movies

In 1999 ‘The Prayer’ appeared in the movie ‘The Quest For Camelot’ and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. In 2000 ‘The Prayer’ was also nominated for a Grammy Award for best Vocal Pop Collaboration and in 1999 ‘The Prayer’ was nominated for the Academy Award for best original song.

Celine Dion and Josh Groban sing the 'The Prayer'

You can download the printed sheet music for 'The Prayer' here:

'The Prayer' by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli - Printed Sheet Music - Instant Digital Download

Instructions for Downloading the Sheet Music of 'The Prayer' - Duet by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli

  • Important Note: when downloading and printing your music make sure you read all instructions carefully
  • NOTE: You can always print out the first page for free as it's always a test page to check that your computer is connected to your printer properly.
  • This test print also shows you the great quality of the printed music you're going to get from your instant digital download.
'The Prayer' by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli - Printed Sheet Music - Instant Digital Download

‘The Prayer’ - Songwriters and Composers

The very talented music producer David Foster and the very successful, prolific songwriter Carol Bayer Sager wrote the words and music to ‘The Prayer’ - helped by Alberto Testa and Tony Renis. David Foster from British Columbia, Canada is the now famous music writer and producer who has produced dozens of music stars and groups: for example Whitney Houston, Chicago, Earth Wind and Fire…..the list goes on.....

Carol Bayer Sager is a singer and songwriter and was born in New York City. She became successful while still studying at University after co-writing ‘A Groovy Kind Of Love’ with Toni Wine. ‘A Groovy Kind of Love’ was a big hit in the UK and the US in 1965 for the British group the Mindbenders. In1988 the song was successfully covered by Phil Collins who had a number 1 in the UK and the US. Out of interest much of the musical theme from A Groovy Kind of Love has been borrowed from the
Rondo in G major, by Muzio Clementi Opus 36 no. 5

Many of Carol Bayer Sager's songs were co-written with her now former husband composer/songwriter Burt Bacharach. Carol Bayer Sager also had many other successful collaborations.

‘The Prayer’: Cover Versions:

With a classic song like ‘The Prayer’ which has a kind of universal acceptance it's inevitable that there will be a number of other successful cover versions.

  • Celine Dion and Josh Groban
  • Charlotte Church and Josh Groban
  • Yolando Adams and Donnie McClurkin

There are also a number of solo versions of the song:
  • Andrea Ross
  • Anthony Callea
  • Katherine McPhee on American Idol

  • When downloading digital sheet music you might occasionally need to install a little application called SCORCH to be able to read and hear the printed music notation on your computer.
  • Note: Scorch from Sibelius is not needed to download 'The Prayer'.