A Renaissance Christmas (eBook+Online Audio)
99763BCDEB
The music selected for this book seems to lift you gently back to by-gone days to an era more leisurely paced than our own. This collection for solo classic guitar focuses first and foremost on early Christmas music and is enhanced by appropriate cover art, biblical text and poetry dating from this exciting period. The selections are festive to listen to while providing arrangements ranging from the traditional "easier to learn" lute solos to more advanced settings with today's harmonies. Each piece is cloa ...more
Product Number:
99763BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
32
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5803-5
ISBN13:
978-16106-5803-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/19/2011
The music selected for this book seems to lift you gently back to by-gone days to an era more leisurely paced than our own. This collection for solo classic guitar focuses first and foremost on early Christmas music and is enhanced by appropriate cover art, biblical text and poetry dating from this exciting period. The selections are festive to listen to while providing arrangements ranging from the traditional "easier to learn" lute solos to more advanced settings with today's harmonies. Each piece is cloaked in the special beauty and warmth that is characteristic of the guitar. A "mix and match" approach in the arrangements provides an added dimension for your enjoyment. For example, What Child is This/Greensleeves begins with an olden lute version followed by interludes that segue into other sections. Seven of the eight pieces in the book are recorded on the accompanying online audio for your listening pleasure and to guide you in interpreting the pieces. Written in standard notation only. Includes access to online audio.
Lullay My Liking
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Traditional 13th Century Plainsong
Modern Version 1
Modern Version 2
Ding Dong Merrily on High
Deck the Halls
Coventry Carol
What Child Is This/Greensleeves
Introduction
Original Lute Version
Interlude 2
Interlude 3
Interlude 4
Interlude 5
Finale
Modern Version
Prelude
Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
 
Audio Sample 1
Audio Sample 2
Series:
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