12 Songs for Guitar
Concert Arrangements
Toru Takemitsu

Imported from Japan–Twelve classic pop-melodies arranged for guitar by the great Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu. Including music by Harold Arlen, George Gershwin and the Beatles, these are the actual arrangements heard on countless classical guitar recordings, including recent releases by Manuel Barrueco, John Williams, Franz Halasz, Göran Söllscher, and Sharon Isbin.

Your can hear each of these solos performed, along with twelve additional Takemitsu compositions/arrangements, on the incredible Franz Halasz CD All in Twilight. (See Below)

These arrangements will require some work to master, and are definitely intended for the experienced player. However, once mastered you will forever have a dozen performance quality pieces added to your repertoire. Music notation, No Tab. Very highly recommended!  
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  • Hey Jude (Lennon & McCartney)
  • Michelle (Lennon & McCartney)
  • Here, There and Everywhere (Lennon & McCartney)
  • Yesterday (Lennon & McCartney)
  • Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen)
  • Secret Love (Sammy Fain)
  • Summertime (George Gershwin)
  • A Song of Early Spring (Akira Nakada)
  • Amours Perdues (Joseph Kosma)
  • The International (Pierre Degeyter)
  • What a Friend We Have In Jesus (Charles C. Converse)
  • Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)

Music Notation (No TAB) Book: $19.95  

Matching FRANZ HALASZ CD: $19.95  

Book & CD Set: $38.95  


All In Twilight
The Complete Toru Takemitsu
Collection for Solo Guitar
Franz Halasz

Imported from Austria–Critically acclaimed CD by American-born guitar master Franz Halasz. 24 brilliant performances that document Toru Takemitsu's complete works for the guitar.

Included here are the entire contents of Takemitsu's 12 Songs for Guitar (Book sold separately - see above.)  Very highly recommended!  
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  • All in Twilight - Four pieces for guitar (1987)
    1. I.
    2. II. Dark
    3. III.
    4. IV. Slightly Fast

  • 12 Songs for Guitar (Transcriptions available.)
    5. Secret Love (Sammy Fain)
    6. Yesterday (Lennon/McCartney)
    7. Hey Jude (Lennon/McCartney)
    8. Michelle (Lennon/McCartney)
    9. Here, There and Everywhere (Lennon/McCartney)
    10. Summertime (George Gershwin)
    11. A Song of early Spring (Akira Nakada)
    12. What a Friend (Charles C. Converse)
    13. Amours Perdues (Joseph Kosma)
    14. Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen)
    15. The International (Pierre Degeyter)
    16. Londonderry Air (Irish Folk-song)

  • Equinox for Guitar
    17. Equinox for Guitar

  • Folios for guitar (1974)
    18. I.   
    19. II.
    20. III.

  • In the Woods - Three pieces for guitar (1995)
    21. I. Wainscot Pond - after a painting by Cornelia Fo
    22. II. Rosedale
    23. III. Muir Woods

    24. The Last Waltz arranged for guitar (Les Reed & Barry Mason)

CD: $19.95  

Music (No TAB) Book w/12 Songs: $19.95  

Book & CD Set: $38.95  

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