Imagine by John Lennon for easy piano


John Lennon’s Imagine is a song with piano accompaniment in the key of C major. These days, you can play a well-tuned piano to his official video on youtube, as we did in class to any number of versions I arranged for the different levels of my adult piano students. In all versions, both hands are to play one octave lower than what’s written.

Click on the excerpt to download the full PDF version. It’s Christmas come early.

Easy piano arrangement of Imagine by John Lennon

Easy piano arrangement of Imagine by John Lennon

Slightly more difficult is the following version because I left out the fingerings and the right hand has to do a little more work than before.

Slightly more difficult version of Imagine by John Lennon

Slightly more difficult version of Imagine by John Lennon

To imitate the authentic piano arrangement, we need repetitive broken chords in eighth notes, on the right hand.

Authentic piano accompaniment for John Lennon's Imagine on the right hand

Authentic piano accompaniment for John Lennon’s Imagine on the right hand

Finally, for those whose left hands are powerful enough to play octaves, here’s another version.

Left hand octaves accompaniment for Imagine by John Lennon

Left hand octaves accompaniment for Imagine by John Lennon

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11 responses to “Imagine by John Lennon for easy piano

  1. Thank you. 🙂 I’ve downloaded the bottom one. (I can reach an octave + 2) in both hands….

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  3. Could someone please put up accurate sheet music of John Lennon’s How Do You Sleep i find the sheet music you buy is complete Rubbish why doesn’t some music publisher put up whats really being played in the records.

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  5. Luke

    Thanks. Do you have the score for me to play the melody (vocals) also – along with this sheet music? I have the original sheet music but not sure how to work the melody in with the correct fingering. Hope you can advise pls?. Many thanks.

    • I have a version with Melody but it would be advanced level.

      • Luke

        Oh thank you for replying. You are very kind. An advanced version would be great. Would it be possible it email a pdf ? At the moment I can play the original but the melody (vocals) are on an upper clef and not sure how best to play it all together on piano. Any help, advice or sheet music would be greatly appreciated.
        Thank you. — Luke.

      • Where do i email it too.
        Paul

  6. Luke

    Thank you Paul. If you could email it to bbwnpat@yahoo.com then that would be great. Many thanks and maybe I’ll share you a link once I’ve perfected it. 🙂
    Luke.

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  8. Alexus

    wonderful, thank u very much

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