ABRSM: Time Pieces for Guitar, Volume 2


Catalogue No: 9781860967412
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ISBN: 9781860967412

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Subtitle: Music through the Ages in 2 Volumes

Editor: Batchelar, Peter / Wright, Richard

Series: ABRSM Time Pieces

Department: ABRSM - Guitar

Publisher: ABRSM

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Grade Exam Music

This product includes pieces featured in grade exams. Click on a grade to view the full syllabus.

ABRSM Guitar from 2009345 
Time Pieces for Guitar is a two-volume anthology of well-crafted and idiomatic arrangements of music from the thirteenth century to the present day. The pieces are presented chronologically within each volume and include the year in which they were written, so that you can map your journey through time!

• recital repertoire for Grades 1-5 and invaluable source of further study
• contrasting styles, from Machaut to Bernstein and from Purcell to Granados
• arrangements that cover the note ranges and keys of the early grades
• includes duos for pupil and teacher


Contents and Reviews

  • Rondeau (from The Fairy Queen) [Henry Purcell]
  • Musette from English Suite No. 3 [Johann Sebastian Bach]
  • Largo from ‘Winter’. No. 12 from Skilful Solos for Alto Saxophone [Antonio Vivaldi]
  • Menuet, Hob. IX/3 No. 2 [Joseph Haydn]
  • Allegretto, Op. 50 No. 15 [Mauro Giuliani]
  • Pastorale, Op. 21 No. 16 [Matteo Carcassi]
  • Funeral March of a Marionette [Charles Gounod]
  • March of the Wooden Soldiers, from Album for the Young, Op. 39 No. 5 [Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky]
  • No walk today! [Aram Khachaturian]
  • My Favorite Things [Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein]
  • Senhorinha [Carlos Guinga]
  • The Acrobat [Peter Wrieden]
  • I Spy [Colin Downs]
  • Japanese Water Garden [Stephen Goss]