Youth Ensemble

3 Pieces for Three Guitars by Philip Hemmo, This three-piece collection offers late beginner level students both technical and musical challenges. This work is perfect as a concert piece for your school guitar ensemble or community group. The first movement, Danza, is set in the style of a barcarolle. The sultry nature of the rhythm, which is matched by harmonics, emphasize a lyric melody.  The second movement, Adagio, is very Baroque in feel with modern harmonies.  The last movement, Chase, is a triumphant rondeau with a lyric, ear catching melody. ($12.00)[wpecpp id=4484]

The Beautiful Blue Danube by Johann Strauss II and arranged for guitar quartet by Philip Hemmo. ($12.00)[wpecpp id=”2162″ align=”right”]

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Romanza Rumba traditional Spanish melody arranged by Julie Goldberg ($14.00)[wpecpp name=”Romanza Rumba” price=”14.00″ align=”right”]

Romanza Rumba is a latin take on the famous Spanish Romance by Anonymous. Although classical guitarist play the piece in a straight triple meter, flamenco and Latin-American players perform the piece with a syncopated Rumba rhythmic pattern. The repeated syncopated rhythm is the most challenging element of the piece. Beginning to Intermediate difficulty.

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El Noi de la Mare traditional Catalan Christmas Carol arranged by Julie Goldberg ($10.00)[wpecpp name=”El Noi de la Mare (Quartet)” price=”10.00″ align=”right”]

The Catalonian Folk Song, El Noi de la Mare (The Mother’s Son) from northeastern Spain, is a traditional Christmas Carol. The great guitarist, Andrés Segovia would often perform Miguel Llobet’s arrangement as an encore, making El Noi de la Mare a favorite piece among guitarists.