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BWV147 Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring Johann Sebastian Bach

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring– Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Grade 4 Late Intermediate Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.

Estudio in C by Francisco Tarrega

Study in C Major by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Exercise (pim-ami-ami-ami) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for …

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Opus 35 No 22 in B minor by Fernando Sor

Op 35 No 22 in Bm (Segovia Study No 5) – Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Grade 4 Late Intermediate Exercise mostly pim on Barre Chords Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. He is best known for his guitar compositions, but he also composed music for opera and ballet, earning acclaim for his ballet …

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Opus 35 No 13 in C by Fernando Sor

Op 35 No 13 in Bm (Segovia Study No 2) – Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Exercise ( p+m i p i ) pattern Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. He is best known for his guitar compositions, but he also composed music for opera and ballet, earning acclaim for his ballet titled Cendrillon. …

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Preludio in C Minor by Augustín Barrios Mangore

Preludio in C Minor by Augustín Barrios (1885- 1944) Barrios’s compositions can be divided into three basic categories: folkloric, imitative and religious. Barrios paid tribute to the music and people of his native land by composing pieces modeled after folk songs from South America and Central America. Imitating the compositional style and techniques of the …

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Bourree (BWV996)- by Johann Sebastian Bach

Grade 4 Late Intermediate Bourree (BWV996) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.

Minuet in G Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach

Minuet in G Minor (Anh115) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Grade 4– Late Intermediate Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.

Lagrima (prelude 20) by Francisco Tarrega

Lagrima (prelude 20) by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Grade 4 Late Intermediate Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed …

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Caprice in D Minor by Matteo Carcassi

Caprice in D Minor by Matteo Carcassi (1792 – 1853) Grade 3 Intermediate Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer. Carcassi began with the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist. Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59) that remains valuable, …

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Allegro Etude by Mauro Giuliani

Grade 2 Early Intermediate Allegro Etude by Mauro Giuseppe Giuliani (1781 – 1829) Exercise: ( p i m i a i m i ) Mauro Giuliani was an italian guitarist and composer, and is considered by many to be one of the leading guitarist virtuosos of the early nineteenth century. He was a prolific composer, …

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