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12 Songs for Guitar

12 Songs for Guitar (Transcriptions for Guitar). Composed by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). For Guitar. Guitar. 20th Century and Japanese. Instrumental solo book. 30 pages. Schott Music #SJ1095. Published by Schott Music (HL.49013550).

ISBN 4890663959. 20th Century and Japanese. 9x12 inches.

These are concert arrangements, sometimes free composition, based on famous popular and folk songs: Londonderry Air * Over the Rainbow * Summertime * A Song of Early Spring * Amours Perdues * What a Friend * Secret Love * The International * and four Lennon & McCartney tunes: Here, There and Everywhere * Michelle * Hey Jude * Yesterday.

  • Londonderry Air  Composed by Irish Folk Song
  • Over The Rainbow  Composed by Harold Arlen
  • Summertime  Composed by George Gershwin
  • A Song of Early Spring  Composed by Akira Nakada
  • Amours Perdues  Composed by Joseph Kosma
  • What A Friend  Composed by Charles C. Converse
  • Secret Love  Composed by Sammy Fain
  • The Herere And Everywhere  Composed by John Lennon,Paul McCartney,The Beatles
  • Michelle  Composed by John Lennon,Paul McCartney,The Beatles
  • Hey Jude  Composed by John Lennon,Paul McCartney,The Beatles
  • Yesterday  Composed by John Lennon,Paul McCartney,The Beatles
  • The International  Composed by Pierre Degeyter
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  • May 27, 2011 12 songs for guitare

    too complicated. did not even try to play anaything. Showed it to my guitare teachers who thought the same. waste of money.

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  • January 23, 2009 Takemitsu was brilliant

    My favorite arrangement is "Over the Rainbow" It is a beautiful song anyway, but Mr. Takemitsu added even more flavor to it.

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  • September 25, 2008 Last of the Great Classical Composers

    I have always thought the Beatles were the last of the great classical composers. The 4 songs by them in the 12 song collection, all arranged by Toru Takemitsu, prove this. They are a wonderful addition, not to mention the others in the collection, to any players repertoire and a...

    delight for any listener.

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  • April 24, 2007 Must have

    If you play classical guitar, this is a must have. Best Beatles transcriptions ever!

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