Fifty Easy Classical Guitar Pieces


Fifty Easy Classical Guitar Pieces. A wonderful collection of pieces by some of the greatest and most pioneering composers for the classical guitar. Selected and arranged by Jerry Willard for performers at an early intermediate level, the anthology comes complete with a CD of professional performances so you can hear the pieces, and then play them yourself! Selections include: Andante * Bianco fiore * Gigue * Menuet * Pastorale * Pezzo tedesco * Sarabande * Study in A Minor * Tanz * Welscher Tanz * and many more.

Jerry Willard is an accomplished player of all types of fretted instruments, including archlute, Renaissance lute, Baroque Guitar, 19th century guitar, and modern guitar, and is well known as an ensemble player. Mr. Willard resides in New York Ciry, and is on the faculty of the State University of New York at Stony Brook.


Study No 2 (Aguado)
Study (Coste)
Pastorale (Kuffner)
Study (Coste)
Andante No 2 (Sor)
Toy (Anonymous)
Etude (Aguado)
Study in G Major (Coste)
Ecossaise (Giulliani)
Andantino (Sor)
Tanz (Fuhrmann)
Clarin de los Mosqueteros del Rey de Francia (Sanz)
Menuet (De Visee)
Menuet (Aguado)
Landler (Kuffner)
Andantino (Carulli)
Aria (Logy)
Toy (Anonymous)
Gigue (Logy)
Orlando Sleepeth (Dowland)
Bianco Fiore (Negri)
Andantino (Horetzky)
Dove Son Quei Fieri Occhi? (Anonymous)
Sarabande (Logy)
Pezzo Tedesco (Anonymous)
La Cavalleria de Napoles con dos Clarines (Sanz)
Chorale (JS Bach)
Study (Coste)
Spagnoletta (Anonymous)
Minuet (Anonymous)
Prelude (DeVisee)
Etude (Sor)
Villanos (Sanz)
Kemp’s Jig (Anonymous)
Etude (Sor)
Minuet (JS Bach)
Etude in A Minor (Giuliani)
Etude (Sor)
Humming Song (Schumann)
Etude (Sor)
Robin is to the Greenwood Gone (Robinson)
Andante (Sor)
Weischer Tanz (Newsidler)
Etude (Sor)

Good Points

  • Standard Notation including Tablature
  • Audio CD included
  • 50 pieces, a good spread of pieces by various composers
  • Brief History of 8 featured composers
  • Left hand fingering included
  • For all levels. Easy to Intermediate

Bad Points

  • No commentary on each piece
  • Pieces can be named better. i.e Bach pieces should include reference number BWV

Final Words
Fifty Easy Classical Guitar Pieces. Overall a solid book. What i like about it is that you can find pieces for all levels from Absolute Beginner to intermediate. Get your copy of Fifty Easy Classical Guitar Pieces by Jerry Willard.

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Book Details
Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Music Sales America (September 1, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 082562827X
ISBN-13: 978-0825628276
Product Dimensions: 11.9 x 8.9 x 0.2 inches

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