Two Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti K. 1 and K. 27 by Scarlatti/Liberzon
In arranging violin sonatas for guitar my goal was to produce a guitar version which would achieve balance between comfort of playing and preservation of the original musical content. In this arrangement I gave particular attention to fingerings of both hands as well as other suggestive markings to make it ideaomatic for the instrument.Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families. Scarlatti is known…
Kuitra by Cope
Kuitra attempts to utilize the modes of the Middle East in a unique manner. By creating a jazz influenced harmonic scheme, the piece begins by creating the illusion of a major tonality. This does not last for long, though, and it quickly becomes apparent that there is a darkness toit as well. While the first section drifts through luscious melodies, the second section contains a more frantic element. This section begins with a long melody sustained in the upper voice and an ostinato created…
Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor - 5 Chaconne by Bach/Liberzon
In arranging this violin Partita No. 2 for guitar, my goal was to produce a guitar version which would achieve balance between comfort of playing and preservation of the original musical content. In this arrangement, I gave particular attention to fingerings of both hands as well as other suggestive markings. I have added bass notes to highlight harmony and used available resources of guitar to make the work ideomatic for the instrument.
Passacaglia by Wallace
Baroque style piece for solo guitar. A Baroque style piece with a repeating 8-bar harmonic structure. A piece based on the Bach Chaconne. This is my modest but elegant response with a majestic conclusion of 5 and 6 note chords.
Cunctipotens Genitor by Wallace
A modern tapestry of polyphony and instrumental fantasy for guitar solo based on medieval chant | Cunctipotens genitor Deus omnes creator, Kyrie, All-powerful God creator of all things.
KARAGUNA by Greek/Brady
Arranged for Guitar Quartet/Ensemble. Premiered at the "Adelaide Spring Classical Guitar Festival, 2001"by the festival's guitar orchestra. Great for High School guitar ensembles, Guitar Society Orchestras, and World Music ensembles.