Guitar Ensemble Guitar - Level 3 - Digital Download
By Secret Garden. By Rolf Lovland. Arranged by Derek Hasted. Celtic,Contemporary,Irish. Score and parts. 12 pages. Derek Hasted #6758727. Published by Derek Hasted (A0.797859).
ADAGIO (Secret Garden) - 3 GUITARS OR LARGE ENSEMBLE
For Classical or Acoustic Guitar - sometimes it's erroneously listed here as Electric Guitar.
Derek Hasted writes "This haunting piece (originally for violin and full orchestra) fits nicely onto 3 guitars (or a large ensemble), making a concert item that is accessible to intermediate players. It will provide a reflective and calm piece that the audience are sure to enjoy - its strangely familiar motif is both calm and reassuring in its flow.
The piece is set around a fixed chord sequence with arpeggios that are instantly familiar.
Guitars 2 and 3 will benefit from coming out of first position in the opening chord sequence, to create a more mellow sound which can be enhanced further with a little vibrato. Guitar 1 moves around the neck, and the best place for the position changes will be a personal choice. Where possible, the ornamentation is best slurred rather than plucked.
This arrangement contains both full and part scores, and the preview is laid out to show you a sample of each...
I hope you enjoy this piece!"
This is one of a large and growing range of accessible ensembles from experienced arranger Derek Hasted, and is supplied as full score and parts. Derek's website at www.derek-hasted.co.uk/smp lists all his arrangements by title and by "number of instruments", with links to soundclips and sample score.
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