Posts Tagged ‘classical guitar’

An arrangement for guitar of this song.


Al alba venid, buen amigo,
al alba venid.

Amigo el que yo más quería,
venid al alba del día.

Amigo el que yo más amaba,
venid a la luz del alba.

Venid a la luz del día,
non trayáis compañía.

Venid a la luz del alba,
non traigáis gran compañía.

Al Alba Venid, score (pdf)

AlAlbaVenid, recording (mp3)

Reference score can be found at:


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Variations on the melody used in the hymn ‘Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence’.

Picardy Variations , score (pdf)

recording (mp3)

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By Antonio de Cabezon, from Luis Venegas de Henestrosa’s book of tablature, 1557.

This piece is based on a precursor to the “folia” harmonic progression, which became so popular later.

CabezonCabellos, score (pdf)

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A French folk melody called ‘Picardy’ is the basis for this.

Let_All_Mortal_Flesh_Keep_Silence , score (pdf)

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Vincenzo Galilei is one of the most accomplished lutenists of the Renaissance, and also the father of Galileo Galilei.

This is a transcription for guitar from a collection of lute pieces whose titles are the names of the Muses.


Polyhymnia (score, pdf)



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Originally for lute. This piece also appears in Resphigi’s  ‘Ancient Airs and Dances’.

Campanae Parisienses (score, pdf)

recording (mp3)



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This is an instrumental interlude from Handel’s Messiah, which imitates the piping of shepherds.

pifa , score (pdf)

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This is an arrangement for solo guitar of the melody from an air de cour by Antonie Boesset.

The melody appeared in Resphigi’s Ancient Airs and Dances for string orchestra.

Divine Amaryllis (score, pdf)

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Gabriel’s Message

This is a version of the Basque carol, for solo guitar.

Gabriel’s Message (score, pdf)


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Some further development of a piece posted earlier.

reverberations (score, pdf)

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