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Dream Of Olwen Guitar Duet (Intermediate)

By Various

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Guitar - Intermediate - Digital Download
By Various. Arranged by Derek Hasted. Score, Set of Parts. 24 pages. Published by Derek Hasted (H0.804975-SC003443724).

Item Number: H0.804975-SC003443724

Derek Hasted writes "I have made two arrangements of this lovely piece. This edition contains the more accessible arrangement - ideal for an intermediate duo or a student/teacher duo.

This fantastic piece was written as an integral part of the film 'While I Live', and such is the power and emotion in the music, it has achieved a recognition that has far outlasted the film.

My arrangement for two guitars captures all of the original, fiendishly difficult, piano composition, but uses the sweet tone of the guitar to add quality, rather than quantity, to the notes, creating a soundscape that works effectively and makes a wonderful concert piece lasting almost 4 minutes.

The centre section has a simpler accompaniment than the original to avoid an overly fussy and unsatisfactory sound. Elsewhere the accompaniment is less rhythmically busy than the original, yet the chords are retained.

There are two arrangements in this one edition …
Version 1 allocates the music to the players as if they were the left and right hands of the piano piece - ideal for a duo in which one player is technically stronger than the other (for example a student/teacher duet).
Version 2 swaps the roles around at the phrase boundaries and suits a well-matched duo.

The choice of which you play is yours...

The arpeggios are fingered because they generally only work well in one position. 
The melody, by contrast, is unfingered; it is chromatic and so there is no place on the neck where all the notes are accessible. It’s really a matter of personal choice where you change position and whether you prefer to stay high up the neck or venture down to get a brighter tone.

Dedicated to the memory of my maternal grandmother Olwen

I hope you enjoy playing 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. Check out Derek's other arrangements - search SheetMusicPlus for Derek Hasted and you'll see the full list, all with soundclips and sample score. Derek's website at www.derek-hasted.co.uk/smp has all the arrangements grouped by "number of instruments".




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