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Unique Classical Guitar Publications
Guitar Transcriptions, Arrangements, and Original Compositions for Professional Guitarists, Students and Teachers
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The Baird Publications Catalog contains a full listing of publications for solo guitar as well as chamber music for guitar. The selections inlcude music for guitar and flute, violin, viola and guitar ensembles.
The transcriptions and arrangements in this catalog are limited in quantity, but very selective. All are proven in performance and useful to working professionals, classical guitar teachers and students looking for easy yet beautifully written music.
Listen while you read the scores - Preview music manuscripts while listening to accompanying audio samples. Listen and read along with the score before you purchase.
Engraving Quality - All classical guitar publications are professionally engraved using Finale music notation software and printed on heavy, acid-free paper stock.
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for Solo Classical Guitar
Baird Guitar features original compositions and transcriptions for classical guitar solo written with a thorough knowledge of counterpoint and voice leading, sensitivity to periodic style, and an intimate knowledge of the guitar fingerboard. The transcriptions are carefully wrought to sound as full and natural as possible on the classical guitar. These transcriptions and arrangements are useful for performance in recital, at public functions, wedding ceremonies or other festive occasions.
Chamber Music with Guitar
View the growing list of compositions and transcriptions for professional guitarists. Instrumentation includes flute and guitar, viola and guitar, and guitar ensembles. These transcriptions are designed for use in concert as well as for festive functions. Major works include compositions by Händel, Mozart, Fauré, Vivaldi, Pachelbel, Purcel, Joplin, Satie and more.
Music for Guitar
Traditional Christmas carols and hymns for solo classical guitar, voice and guitar as well as other chamber ensembles. The Christmas Anthology for Guitar contains 17 of the most well-known traditional carols with lyrics and full guitar accompaniment.
Also available at Baird Guitar is a unique selection of Christmas guitar solos with variations that are ideal for performance opportunities as well as personal enjoyment. .
Teaching Tools: Solos and Ensemble Pieces
Solo and ensemble music created especially for performance by young or beginning guitar students. The ensemble pieces, set as duos, trios and quartets, are especially useful for guitar workshops and elementary classes where students are learning to read music and to perform in ensembles. Also featured are student/teacher duets suitable for teaching reading of standard music notation and accompanying students in early recitals. Pieces include classics by Beethoven, Haydn and Pachelbel as well as traditional pieces and folk dances from around the world.
For more information and to request custom transcriptions or arrangements,
please contact Baird Guitar.