Shostakovich - Romance from 'The Gadfly'
This goes really well on the theremin, and is good work for intonation. Panic not though - the middle bit can be safely left out (it is in ALL of the quartet versions that I've played) :-D
Public Domain Music Listing
A great website that lists over 3500 hundred songs in the "public domain" - that is, free to perform! Many of the songs on the list also have MIDI files you can listen to or practice with.
Composed by J.S.Bach/Charles Gounod
I Don't Know How To Love Him
From Rock Opera - Jesus Christ Superstar
Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber/Lyrics: Tim Rice
Performed by: Yvonne Elliman
Traditional folk song - Recorded by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel
End Of The World
Words & music by Sylvia Dee / Arthur Kent
Recorded by Skeeter Davis / The Carpenters
Words and Music by Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers - From the film "The Sound of Music"
A Lover's Concerto
Written by Sandy Linzert / Denny Randall -
Melody an adaptation of J.S. Bach's Minuet in G
From the film "Breakfast at Tiffanys". Music by Henry Mancini, lyrics by Johnny Mercer
The Swan Piano Backing Track- played by Scott Marshall
This is the backtrack used by Scott Marshall when performing The Swan. He distributes it freely so others can play along in private.
(If performing with this in public, please credit him as the pianist and arranger)
The Piece in MIDI with the complete tune is available here
Ten Concert Pieces - Music Minus One
This collection of classic cello works includes a CD with 2 versions of each song: one with cello and one without. It's perfect for practicing theremin! Both versions include piano accompaniment. It also includes songs found on "The Art of the Theremin" (The Swan, Habanera) making it an ideal practice resource for thereminists.