Variations in Am

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Theme and variations in Am – the guitar gets a solo, too!   Score and parts

Si dolce for guitar quartet

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  Si dolce e l’tormento (‘So sweet is the torment in my breast, that I live happily from its cruel beauty’)  by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) from: Quarto scherzo della ariose vaghezze (Venice:1624) Originally a song with guitar accompaniment, here arranged for guitar quartet with three variations.

Strike the Viol for guitar quartet

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This song by Henry Purcell (1659-1695) is from the collection ‘Come ye sons of Art’ (1694), originally for voice and small instrumental ensemble. I have arranged it here for guitar quartet with optional bass guitar.

Music for a while – Purcell

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My arrangement of the beautiful Purcell song for tenor recorder and guitar: Musick, musick for a while Shall all your cares beguile…

Spanish Dreams for tr,t,gt

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A two-movement piece (Camino and Folk Song) for treble recorder, tenor recorder and guitar.

Browning for guitar duet

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The Browning is a theme and variations form used by many English renaissance composers. It is based on a popular song of the time: The leaves be green, which celebrated the ripening of nuts in the autumn. In this piece the 8 bar theme is first heard in the guitar 1 part.