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Two Pieces by Charlie Mingus
For solo guitar. These scores are heavily fingered, meticulously engraved, and closely reflect the original recordings; horn, bass and piano lines/parts were transcribed directly from the original Ah Um album and interwoven into unique guitar textures.
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat $12 (PDF, 5 pages) Listen on YouTube
Fables of Faubus $15 (PDF, 7 pages) Listen on YouTube
Echoland is a lengthy solo piece for classical guitar that explores the blues by the refraction of cliches through a prism of modern compositional techniques. The result is something like a “Cubist” blues; typical patterns are analyzed, broken up and reassembled in an abstracted form.
Echoland $15 (PDF, 6 pages) Listen on YouTube
Studies in Reading, Technique, and Harmony. Publisher: Les Productions d’OZ
Scales & Modes for Guitar
A three-note-per-string approach to major, harmonic minor, and melodic minor scales across the full range of the guitar, and in every key. Suggestions for practice schedule and a comprehensive list of right-hand patterns included. Beautifully notated in a clever format that aids in memorization and leaves room for improvisation.
Publisher: Les Productions d’OZ
For solo classical guitar
12 Duos, K.487/496a by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Transcribed for two guitars, these horn pieces are excellent reading material for teacher/student duos. Advanced players can combine the parts to create effective solo arrangements.
12 Duos K. 487/496a $20 (PDF, 15 pages)
44 Duos for Two Violins (Sz. 98, BB 104) by Béla Bartók
Transcribed for guitar duo by Dan Cosley.
For classical guitar duo. Publisher: Les Productions d’OZ
Two Pieces by Duke Ellington
For classical guitar trio. Incorporating textural & harmonic devices from numerous recorded versions throughout Duke’s career, these arrangements vacillate between a traditional jazz vibe & austere contrapuntal episodes that conjure Bartók.
Satin Doll $12 (PDF, 6 page score & parts.) Listen on YouTube
In A Sentimental Mood $15 (PDF, 5 page score & parts) Listen on YouTube
Trio in C Major Op. 87 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Transcription for classical guitar trio. Publisher: Les Productions d’OZ
Easy Pieces for Guitar Ensemble: World Famous Songs
Arrangements commissioned by the Japan Guitar Ensemble Association. Publisher: Gendai Guitar
For guitar quartet or guitar ensemble. Commissioned by the Guitar Ensemble Association of Japan. Publisher: Les Productions d’OZ
For guitar quartet or guitar ensemble. Commissioned by the Tokyo Guitar Ensemble. Publisher: Les Productions d’OZ
GUITAR & VOICE
Pur ti miro from L’incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi
Transcription for high & low voice with an original guitar continuo. Publisher: Les Productions d’OZ
KOTO & KOTO ENSEMBLE
For two 13-string kotos and 17-string bass koto. Commissioned by Oregon Koto Kai. Listen on YouTube
Sea of Trees
For two alto saxophones, clarinet, organ, piano, violin, viola, two electric guitars, trombone, and electric bass. (2016)
Pavane Op. 50 by Gabriel Faure
Transcription for two alto saxophones, clarinet, organ, piano, violin, viola, two electric guitars, trombone, and electric bass.
For oboe, clarinet and bassoon.
Concerto for Guitar
For classical guitar & string orchestra. Listen on YouTube
Permanent Midnight II
For classical guitar and flute.
For solo piano.