From Folk to Classical - Volume 2

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  • Author: Paul Coles
  • ISMN: 9790008088636
  • Size: 9.1 x 12.0 inches
  • Pages: 32


"From Folk to Classical 2" is a mouth-watering collection of 24 arrangements for classical guitar by Paul Coles. The classical pieces include many favorites, including a few you would not expect to hear on the guitar, such as "Habanera" from "Carmen" and Saint-Saën's famous "Swan" but they really work!

Traditional folk numbers are not neglected, with "Michael Row the Boat" and "Londonderry Air" among the best known. The arrangements are for moderately advanced players (UK grade 5-6) and Paul has offered fingering help for both left and right hands.

Contents: Traditional Spiritual: Michael Row the Boat ashore Traditional Gypsy Russian Folk Song: Dark Eyes Bizet George: Habanera from the opera "Carmen" Scottish Folk Song: My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean English Folk Song: Easly One Morning Albéniz Isaac: Asturias (Leyenda) Traditional English: Greensleeves Traditional West Indian: Jamaica Farewell Traditional Bahamas: Sloop John B Beethoven Ludwig van: Für Elise Irish Folk Song: Londonderry Air Granados Enrique: No. 3 from "Valses poeticos" Saint-Saëns Camille: Le cygne from "Carnival of the Animals" Strauß Johann: An der schönen blauen Donau Tchaikovsky Peter Ilyich: Swan Lake – Act 1 Finale Chopin Frédéric: Waltz, Op. 18 – Grande valse brillante Beethoven Ludwig van: Minuet No. 1 Beethoven Ludwig van: Minuet No. 2 Handel Georg Friedrich: Largo Debussy Claude: Clair de lune Dvořák Antonín: Slavonic Dance oOp. 72, No. 2 Tchaikovsky Peter Ilyich: Dance of the Merlitons from "Nutcracker Suite" Joplin Scott: Wall Street Rag Fauré Gabriel: Pavane