Complete Laurindo Almeida Anthology Of Guitar Solos, The

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Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995) belongs to an elite group of Brazilian/American guitarists, who by composing important works for the guitar reinstated the instrument in his native country as worthy of serious musical study. Stylistically, his compositions synthesize his classical background, Afro-Brazilian rhythms, traditional Brazilian music, and American jazz. This collection presents Almeida's solos preserving the original left and right hand fingerings. The fingering is unique and tells us something about his skills as a professional guitarist. It also reflects the Brazilian school of guitar technique in the 1930's. Written in standard notation only.


  • A Dormir A Hora Mismo (Go To Sleep Now…)
  • A La Puerta Del Cielo (At The Gate Of Heaven)
  • Air On The 'G' String [J S Bach]
  • Alegria (Gypsy Suite 1)
  • Alma Brasileira (Brazilian Soul) [Radames Gnattali]
  • Almeida A La Carte
  • Amor Flamenco
  • Arioso [J S Bach]
  • Autumnal Prelude (Guitar Solo Version)
  • Bossa Californiana [Elizabeth Waldo]
  • Bourree BWV 996 [J S Bach]
  • Buleria (Gypsy Suite 1)
  • Bulerias Y Cancion [Jose Barroso]
  • Cadenza (Concerto No 1 For Guitar & Orchestra)
  • Choro Melancolico
  • Choro Triste [Garoto]
  • Crepusculo Em Copacabana (Twilight In Copacabana)
  • Dansa Brasileira [Radames Gnattali]
  • Danza Gitana (Gypsy Dance)
  • Danza Mexicana [Jose Barroso]
  • Dialogue [Franklin Marks]
  • Duas Contas (Two Jewels)[Annibal Augusto Sardinha]
  • El Casamiento (The Marriage) (Gypsy Suite 2)
  • El Gitano Triste (The Lonely Gypsy) (Gypsy Suite 2)
  • Escadoo
  • Etude No 1 (Op 5)
  • Etude No 2 (Op 10)
  • Farruca (Gypsy Suite 1)
  • Fox, The
  • Garoto
  • Gavotte (Iphigenie In Aulis) [Gluck]
  • Gracioso [Garoto]
  • Gymnopedie No 1 [Satie]
  • Having Fun With The Scales (Brincando Com As Escalas)
  • Insomnia
  • Introduction (Gypsy Suite 2)
  • Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring [J S Bach]
  • La Fiesta (Soledad) (The Party) (Gypsy Suite 2)
  • La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin (Maid With The Flaxen Hair) [Debussy]
  • La Gitana Enamorada (The Gypsy Girl In Love) (Gypsy Suite 2)
  • Lament In Tremolo Form (Dedicated To Rocky)
  • Little Shepherd, The [Debussy]
  • Mazurka Op 7 No 1 [Chopin]
  • Meditation From "Thais" [Massenet]
  • Menuetto (G Major Sonata Op. 78) [Schubert]
  • Menuetto [Haydn]
  • Mimi
  • More Fun With The Scales (Mas Brincando Com As Escalas)
  • Music Box
  • Mystified
  • Night And The Sea, The [Franklin Marks]
  • Nosso Choro [Garoto]
  • Old Time Rag
  • Pages From An Album (Page One - Obstinancy)
  • Praeludium No 1 In C Major [J S Bach]
  • Prelude Op 28 No 20 [Chopin]
  • Preludio Y Tremolo
  • Rondo Espressivo [C P E Bach]
  • Samba Along With Me
  • Samba Of The Arpeggios (Samba Aos Arpejos)
  • Saudade [Radames Gnattali]
  • Serenade [Schubert]
  • Serenata (In Memory To Garoto)
  • Sevillana (Gypsy Suite 1)
  • Soleares In D Minor (Gypsy Suite 1)
  • Solfeggio In C Minor [C P E Bach]
  • Soms De Carrilhoes (Sounds Of Carillons) [Joao Pernambuco]
  • Spring In New York (Primavera Em Nova Iorque)
  • That Lazy Thing
  • Tocatta [Jerrald K Goldsmith]
  • Traumerei [Schumann]
  • Tremolo Melancolico
  • Viola Quebrada (Broken Guitar) [Villa-lobos]


Product IDCOBS012836185
Composer/Artist/Author Laurindo Almeida
Editor/Arranger Purcell, Ron
Instrumentation Guitar Solo
Publisher Bay (Mel) Publications Inc
Publisher Ref No 99738
Language Eng
Media Book
No of Pages176

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