These four solo pieces are aimed at young guitarists at around UK grades 1 – 3 standard. The initial idea for them came from the fact that I needed more material to develop my pupils’ ability to deal with the transition from using only open string bass notes to fretted bass notes at the same time as playing a melody. I wanted pieces that did not involve too many awkward fingerings for the left hand, and these were the result. There is about 8 minutes music here, but the audio sample (computer playback only) below gives you about 30 seconds from each movement.
This piece includes parts for two guitars with the first part being entirely on the first string and the second part being entirely on the second string. It can be played in first or second...
This piece is for very young beginners who are just starting to control putting fingers down on a fret (and possibly struggling a bit with too-high action!). It just requires first finger on the...