LAGQ: Pachelbel's Loose Canon (Book + Online PDF Supplement)
21756M
Mel Bay is pleased to present the long-awaited publication of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet's "loose" arrangement of the Pachelbel Canon for four guitars. Originally intended as an inside joke for the LAGQ members, this clever and comical send-up of Pachelbel's beautiful (and somewhat overplayed) melody has become a standard LAGQ encore and an internet sensation. Featured in performance on the Mel Bay DVD LAGQ Live at the Sheldon, this unique arrangement presents the pristine Baroque theme, and then adapts ...more
Product Number:
21756M
Format:
Book + Online PDF Supplement
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
84
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8988-9
ISBN13:
978-07866-8988-0
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/17/2015
Mel Bay is pleased to present the long-awaited publication of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet's "loose" arrangement of the Pachelbel Canon for four guitars. Originally intended as an inside joke for the LAGQ members, this clever and comical send-up of Pachelbel's beautiful (and somewhat overplayed) melody has become a standard LAGQ encore and an internet sensation. Featured in performance on the Mel Bay DVD LAGQ Live at the Sheldon, this unique arrangement presents the pristine Baroque theme, and then adapts it in a number of unexpected musical styles: Reggae, salsa, bluegrass, jazz, flamenco, disco, and even punk. This is the only arrangement in the LAGQ repertoire that was a true group-project with all four members (John Dearman, William Kanengiser, Scott Tennant and Andrew York) contributing; as a special bonus, new LAGQ member Matt Greif has added an alternative solo for the jazz section. Carefully notated to capture the nuances of LAGQ's stylistic flair, the parts are presented in standard notation as well as in tablature for those less familiar with note-reading. It's a challenging and fun re-imagining of a timeless classic. All five parts, the score and four guitar parts are in the book. Includes access to an online PDF of the guitar parts 2, 3 and 4.
 
Series:
Get the extra files for your Mel Bay book by clicking the "Download Extras" button below.

downloadextras
The .zip file contains all of the extras you will need to help you learn from your Mel Bay book. Once it is downloaded to your computer, double-click the file to open. You can find out more about .zip files here.

If you are having trouble opening or downloading this file, please contact us.
Book + Online PDF Supplement
PRICE:
$ 19.99
LAGQ LIVE!

Author : by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Format : DVD
Adagio

Author : by Tomaso Albinoni, arranged by Glenn Caluda
Format : eBook
LAGQ: The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote

Author : by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet - John Dearman, Matthew Greif, William Kanengiser & Scott Tennant; with special guest artist Philip Proctor
Format : DVD