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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

echoland


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

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In A Sentimental Mood    $15    (PDF, 5 page score & parts)    Listen on YouTube

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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

goodbye pork sample

Fables of Faubus    $15    (PDF, 7 pages)    Listen on YouTube

fables of faubus sample


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)

mozart duo sample


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.

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