Download sheet music: Guitar ensembles
Guitar trios. Written in a tonal idiom, with musical interest in each of the parts. Not aimed at beginners, but eminently performable by high school guitar ensembles and amateur performing groups. Score and parts.
Guitar ensemble/orchestra. Three Australian folk songs with lyrics by Henry Lawson (The Drover's Dream, Andy's Gone with Cattle, and Freedom on the Wallaby). Score and parts.
Guitar quartet. Score and parts.
Guitar trio. Andante con moto, the famous second movement of the Schubert trio in E-flat Major, opus 100. Score and parts.
Guitar ensemble/orchestra. Four guitar parts, bass guitar, plus a requinto part (that would replace Guitar 1). A challenging piece. Score and parts.
Guitar quartet. A challenging piece. Score and parts.
Guitar duet. A challenging piece for guitar duet in a modern idiom. Score and parts.
Guitar duet. Three short dances of medium difficulty.
Guitar ensemble/orchestra. This song by Henry Purcell (1659-1695) is from the collection ‘Come ye sons of Art’ (1694), originally for voice and small instrumental ensemble. Score and parts.
Guitar quartet/ensemble/orchestra. This gorgeous piece is from Rameau’s opera Les Boréades (c.1763) and was for the entry of Polymnie, the Muse of sacred poetry, sacred hymn and dance. Score and parts.
Guitar quartet. Salsa is a catchy piece with a Latin flavour. Score and parts.
Guitar duet. The Browning is a theme and variations form used by many English renaissance composers, based on a popular song of the time celebrating the ripening of nuts in autumn. The 8 bar theme is first heard in the guitar 1 part.
Guitar quartet/ensemble or orchestra. Si dolce e l’tormento (‘So sweet is the torment') by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643). Originally a song with guitar accompaniment, arranged here for four guitars and bass with three variations. Score and parts.
Guitar quartet. The famous second movement of Tchaikovsky’s String Quartet No. 1 (Op.11), arranged here for four guitars. Score and parts.
Guitar duet. A fairly easy and tuneful Rondo for guitar duet.
Guitar quartet. A moderately difficult piece for guitar quartet. Score and parts.
Guitar duet. Not too difficult, in a modern, tonal idiom
Guitar quartet. A March in Dm with a slower middle section in Gm. Score and parts.
Guitar duet. Franz Schubert’s piano piece Hungarian Melody (D817) arranged for two guitars. A haunting melody. Score and parts.
Guitar duet. An arrangement of the first movement (Comodo), and second movement (Allegro) of the Sinfonia in F major for violoncello and continuo by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736).
Guitar quartet. Written as incidental music for a friend’s wedding.
Guitar ensemble/orchestra. Reggae medley.