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Fingerstyles - arrangements

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Contents

Botany Bach - Botany Bay in the style of JS Bach - 3 guitars
Rock Around the Dock - Captain Pugwash in the style of a Heavy Metal Band - 4 guitars
Derby Mission - Derby Ram in the style of a spy thriller - 3 guitars
Sailor's Reggae - Sailor's Hornpipe in the style of Jamaican Reggae - 3 guitars
Sloop John Bach - Sloop John B in the style of a Bach Chorale - 3 guitars
Toccata and Folk Song - Traditional Folk Tune in the style of an Organ Recital - 3 guitars
Wailing Ghostly Rover - Whistling Gypsy Rover in the style of a Horror Movie - 3 guitars
Whiskey Tango Bravo - Whiskey in the Jar in the style of a Tango - 4 guitars

Information

This book of 8 arrangements of folk tunes in unusual styles is set for either 3 or 4 guitars - these short pieces make an ideal comedic spot in a concert

Players Three or four guitars (or large ensemble)
Difficulty Easy
Incipit

Wailing Ghostly Rover Full Score

From Wailing Ghostly Rover

"Fingerstyles" takes well known UK Folk Tunes and gives them a going over as only Guitarists can!
This piece is "Whistling Gypsy Rover", sometimes called "The Gypsy Davey", a song about a young girl who falls in love, and elopes with a travelling Gypsy lad. The father is understandly a bit miffed with this, and chases his daughter. But when he catches up with them, he finds to his horror that he has misjudged them. The lad is not a lad but a Lord.

But in this version, imagine the father stalking the lovers in the bushes, in the style of a black and white Horror Movie; this is the result...

Supplied as A bound Full Score. No page turns.
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