Classical Guitar Anthology
Gelinek, Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842), Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868), Traditional
Fifty selected National Airs of different Nations for Classical Guitar solo.
Around early intermediate to Intermediate level, while there are a few on easy and advanced intermediate level.
With downloadable mp3 just for audio help. With standard notation and tablature (TAB).
Pages: Fifty (50) pages, 40' min.
1. March by Rossini, 2. Russian Air, 3. Andante by Beethoven, 4. The Last Rose of Summer, 5. French Air, 6. Un Noel an old French Air, 7. Le Petit Tambour, 8. Russian Air, 9. Polish National Air, 10. Scotch Air, 11. German Air, 12. Russian Hymn, 13. John Anderson, 14. Tyrolian Air, 15. Danish Air, 16. Cherubinis Air from Faniska, 17. Polish Hymn, 18. Kelvin Grove, 19. Podolian Air, 20. Fra Tante Angoscie, 21. Au Clair, 22. Dutch Air, 23. Portuguese Hymn, 24. Air by Gelinek, 25. Pyrenese Melody, 26. Polish Air, 27. Scotch Air, 28. Pleyels Hymn, 29. Donald a Scotch Air, 30. Sicilian Mariners Hymn, 31. Auld Lang Syne, 32. German Air, 33. Scots Wha Hae Wi Wallace Bled, 34. Vive Henri Quatre, 35. Air from the Ballet of Nina, 36. Danish Air, 37. Post Horn Waltz, 38. Old German Air, 39. Air from the Ballet of Alfred the Great, 40. Polish Air Krakoviak, 41. Scotch Air, 42. Swedish Air, 43. Danish Air, 44. Il Pleut, Il Pleut, Bergere, 45. Rule Britannia, 46. Cest LAmour a French Air, 47. Scotch Air, 48. An Alexis, 49. Je suis Lindor, 50. Chanson des Marseillois.
Classical Guitar Ballads
Ferrer, Jose (March 13, 1835- March 7, 1916) , Anonymous
DescriptionTwo ballads for Classical Guitar solo: Both Early intermediate with tablature and downloadable mp3 for audio help, by J.Ferrer and anon (19th century).
4' min, 4 pages
2:20' min, 2 pages.
Tablature has the advantage of a very short learning curve and does not require extensive study to learn while the audio file makes the score interpreting even easier.
Mashup for Classical Guitar
Bach, Chopin, Grieg, Handel, Granados, McDowel, Pachelbel
A mashup for Classical Guitar solo. Classical Themes from Canon by Pachelbel, Arioso by Bach, Solveig song by Grieg, Air de Rinaldo by Haendel, Dedicatoria by Granados, To a Wild Rose by McDowel, Chord prelude by Chopin, Nocturne 9-2 by Chopin, Romance, and Air 1068-3 by Bach.
With standard notation and Tablature, with downloadable simple mp3 for audio help.
Seven pages, 7:10' min.
Opera Classics for Guitar solo
Bizet, Puccini, Bellini, Leoncavallo, Handel, Capua
Seven selected Opera themes for Guitar solo.
Romance de Nadir is extract of Act I 'Je crois entendre' (I Hear as in a Dream) from the opera 'Les pêcheurs de perles' (The Pearl Fishers), by the French composer Georges Bizet, first premiered on 30 September 1863. Easy to Early intermediate, 1:45'min. Two (2) pages.
Rinaldo is an opera by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), composed in 1711, and was the first Italian language opera written specifically for the London stage. Here is an arrangement of the popular piece Lascia ch'io pianga (Almirena act 2) for Classical Guitar. Easy to Early Intermediate, 2:09' min. Three (3) pages.
Casta Diva (Norma - Cavatina) theme by Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835). Intermediate Guitar, 36 bars. Two (2) pages.
Mattinata (morning), is a well-known work by Ruggero Leoncavallo (23 April 1857 – 9 August 1919, an Italian opera composer. Early Intermediate. 1:30 min. Two (2) pages.
O mio babbino caro ("Oh my dear daddy") is a soprano aria from the opera Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini. The aria was first performed on 14 December 1918 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Early Intermediate. 1:18 min. Two (2) pages.
O Sole Mio is a Neapolitan song written in 1898 by Eduardo di Capua (1865 -1917). O sole mio translates literally as "my sunshine". Easy to early Intermediate,1:20 min. Two (2) pages.
Habanera by Georges Bizet from opera comique Carmen.
Guitar in drop D tuning (low E to D). Intermediate. 1:29 min.Two (2) pages.
With Tablature. With downloadable mp3 just for audio help.
Total: 15 pages.
Romantic Guitar solos
Carl Czerny (1791-1857), Leopold Kozeluch (1747-1818), Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760-1812)
Romantic Guitar, by Carl Czerny (1791-1857), Leopold Kozeluch (1747-1818), Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760-1812).
For Classical Guitar solo (or acoustic Guitar with nylon strings, fingerstyle).
With simple downloadable mp3 just for audio help.
Three works arranged from romantic Piano solo to Guitar solo :
1. Romance by Czerny 2 pages,1;30 min, early Intermediate.
2. Canzonetta by Dussek 2 pages, 2' min, early Intermediate to Intermediate.
3. Romance by Kozeluch 1 page, 0:50' min, early Intermediate.