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echoland for solo guitar by dan cosley
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 page score.) Listen on YouTube
duke ellington for 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
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 $10 (PDF, 5 pages) Listen on YouTube
Fables of Faubus $15 (PDF, 7 pages) Listen on YouTube
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)
Seven of Dan’s books are available through French-Canadian publisher, Les Productions d’Oz.
Dan has also recorded and arranged for Japan’s leading classical guitar magazine and publisher, Gendai Guitar.