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Octopus's Garden - Fun Student Guitar Duet

By The Beatles

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Guitar, (Student/Teacher or mixed ability guitar duet) - Early Intermediate - Digital Download
By The Beatles. Arranged by Derek Hasted. Score, Set of Parts. 14 pages. Published by Derek Hasted (H0.814411-SC001274402).

Item Number: H0.814411-SC001274402

Derek Hasted writes "This wonderfully upbeat piece of music makes a great student/teacher duet, or it would suit a mixed ability duo too. It contains all the material from one of the recordings of this piece, including the intro and the instrumental "break" in the middle of the piece, so it's a great concert item.

The tune is at the Early Intermediate level; the accompaniment (possibly played by a teacher) is a little harder as it comprises a ragtime swinging bass which makes the piece motor along.

There are no repeats in this piece, and that allows changes to the texture in the successive verses.

Please note I have also published a version which suits two intermediate players of equalstrengths.

I’ve performed this piece in concert and it’s always been a great crowd-pleaser.

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 has all the arrangements grouped by "number of instruments".

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