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Watch What Happens by Michel Legrand

Watch What Happens (Umbrellas of Cherbourg) by Michel Legrand (1932) Michel Jean Legrand was born in Bécon-les-Bruyères in the Paris suburbs. Michel is a Franco-Armenian musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist. His father Raymond Legrand was a conductor and composer renowned for hits such as Irma la douce. Legrand is probably best-known for his often …

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Cavatina by Stanley Myers

Cavatina (Deer Hunter) Music by Stanley Myers (1930-1993) Transcribe by John Christopher Williams (1941-) John Christopher Williams is an Australian classical guitarist, and a long-term resident of the United Kingdom. In 1973, he shared a Grammy Award win in the ‘Best Chamber Music Performance’ category with Julian Bream for Julian and John.

Schindler’s List Theme by John Williams

Schindler’s List Theme by John Towner Williams (1930-1993) Transcribe by John Christopher Williams (1941-) John Christopher Williams is an Australian classical guitarist, and a long-term resident of the United Kingdom. In 1973, he shared a Grammy Award win in the ‘Best Chamber Music Performance’ category with Julian Bream for Julian and John.

More (Ti Guardero Nel Cuore) by Nino Oliviero

More (Ti Guardero Nel Cuore) (Mondo Cane) by Nino Oliviero (1918-1980) Nino Oliviero was an Italian musician and composer of Neapolitan music, his strong and rare personality along with his great ability to compose such wonderful music are unforgettable. Born in Naples at the end of the great war, Nino Oliviero showed an outstanding talent …

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Samba do Aviao by Antonio Carlos Jobim

Samba de Aviao (Copabana Palace) by Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994) Antonio Carlos, also known as Tom Jobim was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. He was a primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style, and his songs have been performed by many singers and instrumentalists within Brazil and internationally.

Moon River by Henry Mancini

Moon River (Breakfast at Tiffany’s) by Henry Mancini (1924-1994) Henry Mancini was an American composer, conductor and arranger, best remembered for his film and television scores. He won a record number of Grammy Awards (20), plus a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously in 1995.

Ecstacy of Gold by Ennio Morricone

Ecstacy of Gold (Good Bad and The Ugly) by Ennio Morricone (1928-) Ennio Morricone is an Italian composer and conductor, who wrote music for more than 500 motion pictures and television series, in a career lasting over 50 years. His scores have been included in over 20 award-winning films as well as several symphonic and …

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Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel

Canon in D (Ordinary People Theme) by Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) Grade 4 Late Intermediate Johann Pachebel is German like Bach and is a master of the organ. Pachelbel met the Bach family in Eisenach and became the teacher of Johann Christoph Bach, the older brother of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega

Recuerdos de la Alhambra (The Killing Fields) by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Exercise (pami) Tremolo Time 2:30 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 …

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