France

The Elephant by Camille Saint-Saëns (Guitar Tab)

The Elephant by Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) Camille Saint-Saëns was a French composer of the Romantic era. “The Swan” is taken from the “Carnival of the Animals” (Le Carnaval des animaux), a light-hearted musical comedy of 14 moments. The suite was published in 1922, the year after his death.

Clair de Lune (Moonlight) by Claude Debussy (Guitar Tab)

Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Level Beginner ‘Clair de lune’ takes its title from an atmospheric poem by the French poet Paul Verlaine which depicts the soul as somewhere full of music ‘in a minor key’ where birds are inspired to sing by the ‘sad and beautiful’ light of the moon. Clair de …

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Nocturne Opus 9 No 1 by Frederic Chopin (Guitar Tab)

Nocturne Opus 9 No 1 by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) Frédéric François Chopin was a Polish composer, virtuoso pianist, and music teacher of French–Polish parentage. A great masters of Romantic music and has been called “the poet of the piano”. He supported himself as a composer and piano teacher, giving few public performances. For most of …

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Sunghas Waltz by Michel Haumont

Sunghas Waltz by Michel Haumont Sungha Jung is a South Korean musician who specializes in acoustic fingerstyle guitar. Jung creates acoustic covers and arrangements, typically by ear and/or by watching videos, and composes original songs, which he plays and uploads online. His YouTube channel currently has more than 6.39 million subscribers (as of August 2020).

Yeux Noir by Django Reinhardt

Yeux Noir by Django Reinhardt (1910-1953) Jean “Django” Reinhardt was a Belgian-born French guitarist and composer of Romani heritage. Reinhardt is often regarded as one of the greatest guitar players of all time and was the first important European jazz musician who made major contributions to the development of the genre.