Guitar Chamber Music Press is devoted to publishing music composed and arranged for guitar and guitar ensemble. The company was founded in 1990 by Manley Mallard. Today’s current GCMP catalogue contains a multitude of scores for guitar including works for solo, duet, trio, quartet, ensemble, chamber music and more. We have original works by numerous composers including Dr. Glenn Caluda, Dr. Dave Burdick, Dr. Mark Tonelli, Wesley Hixson, Ruben Delgado, Scott Borg and Nate Jackson. The catalogue is continually updated as we add new and unpublished works to our website. Please see the Composers/Arrangers, Categories and Music pages.
Navigating The Menu – at the top of each page appears the following selections: Home, About, Catalogue, Composer/Arranger, Categories, Music and Contact. Under the Categories menu, music is organized into categories such as duo, trio, quartet, etc. Here you will see the cover page with a brief description of the work including difficulty level, product price as well as a PayPal button. Below the cover page, the Title is underlined and when selected, you will see the 1st page of the score and can listen to a 1-2 minute sample of the piece. Some of the scores are real audio and the others are MIDI. In the Music menu you may select a composer/arranger and see a sub-menu of works by that person in our catalogue. Select a work and see the first page of the score and listen to a brief recording of the music. Upon notice from PayPal that you have purchased music, we will send you your scores and parts. GCMP will also accept credit card payments via Square Register. If you would like to pay by check, please send to Guitar Chamber Music Press, 2635 W. Macon St., Decatur, IL 62522.
New to our catalogue is Christmas Music which is found in the Categories menu. If you are looking for fun and interesting arrangements for your Christmas/Holiday concerts, please check it out. We have wonderful solo and duo works arranged by Glenn Caluda and Adam Kossler. Four fantastic Christmas carols (What Child Is This, God Rest You Merry Gentlemen, Bring A Torch Jeanette Isabella, and Go Tell it on a Mountain), are arranged by Dove Award-winning composer and pianist Mark Hayes and transcribed and arranged by Manley Mallard with sample recordings by the Millikin University Guitar Ensemble. Also, you will find a fun and inventive arrangement of O Come, O Come, Emmanuel for guitar ensemble with a country/bluegrass flavor alternating duple and triple meters, reharmonized by John Cardoni. Additionally, we have a modal jazz rendition of We Three Kings by Martin Davey, plus a beautiful quartet arrangement of Barrios’ Villancico De Navidad by Manley Mallard and three dances from Tschaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite; Dance of The Sugar Plum Fairy, Dance Arabe and Dance of The Reed Pipes.