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Southerly Brings Love By Bruce Paine
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This composition for solo classical guitar can be considered a meditation reflecting the spirit of the traditional English folk-song ‘Blow the Wind Southerly’. The song tells of a woman... More > desperately longing for a southerly wind to blow her lover back home over the sea to her. The acclaimed recording of Blow the Wind Southerly made by Kathleen Ferrier in 1949 is the best known version of the song.< Less
Dream Weaving By Bruce Paine
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This composition for solo classical guitar,inspired by the Scottish folk-song 'Peat Fire Flame', has a dream-like quality of fantasy and inwardness, interspersed with moments of silence and moving... More > towards episodes of increased tension as well as spiritual quietness. The folk-song refers to the toil of Scottish Highland crofters, the harsh climate that they endured, the peat fires they so relied upon for comfort, the dancing light of the warm flames and the stories they would weave while gathered after a day of honest work. This piece requires the bass E string to be tuned up to F# and the bass A string tuned up to B natural. Recordings: NAXOS release scheduled for June 2017.< Less
Seringapatam By Bruce Paine
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This composition for solo classical guitar, in G tuning, is a musical tribute to Seringapatam, a town in the Mandya district of the Indian state of Karnataka and place of great religious, cultural... More > and historic significance. The music was specially composed by Bruce Paine for his music DVD Alberton which was inspired by the iconic 1863 house Alberton in Auckland New Zealand. The mixture of Scottish and Indian architectural styles of the house provided inspiration for the music. The name Seringapatam was chosen because it was the birth place of the founder of Alberton, Allan Kerr Taylor born in 1832, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel William Taylor of the 39th Madras Native Infantry. Recordings : 'Alberton' DVD and CD recording by Bruce Paine< Less
Circle Dance By Bruce Paine
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Circle Dance for solo classical guitar was inspired by the following words from the English folk song, 'A Rosebud in June'. The song is about English country life and on the theme of courtship. ... More > It’s a rosebud in June and the violets in full bloom And the small birds singing love songs on each spray. We’ll pipe and we’ll sing love We’ll dance in a ring love When each lad takes his lass All on the green grass, And it’s, oh, to plough where the fat oxen graze low And the lads and the lasses do sheep shearing go. Difficulty : Advanced Technical Note : Requires a SpiderCapo or prepared standard capo. Recordings: NAXOS release scheduled for June 2017.< Less
Sea Shanty By Bruce Paine
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Sea Shanty was inspired by the epic sea voyages of Allan Kerr Taylor, New Zealand pioneer and founder of historic Auckland house Alberton, and in particular his memory of dancing a jig while marooned... More > with fellow passengers on Pitcairn Island. Recordings : Alberton DVD+CD recording by Bruce Paine< Less
Annie Laurie With Variations By Bruce Paine
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This is a guitar duet setting of the famous and much loved Scottish ballad Annie Laurie. It is based on a set of piano variations by Irish born composer William Vincent Wallace (1812 - 1865). This... More > guitar duet arrangement closely follows the format of the original but with new ideas and changes that were necessary to suit the voice of the guitar. This heart warming piece is featured on Bruce Paine’s DVD on the Auckland historic house Alberton and forms part of a special tribute to the music loving Kerr Taylor family. Difficulty : Moderate to advanced PDF includes complete score and separate parts. Recordings : Alberton DVD+CD recorded by Bruce Paine. Also available via YouTube.< Less
Finchdean Advanced By Bruce Paine
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This composition for solo guitar, inspired by English countryside and a 14th century chapel, is Bruce Paine's most popular work. Finchdean has been performed in countries around the world including... More > New Zealand, Australia, England, France, the Czech Republic and Mexico. It is a popular choice for guitar students sitting advanced University level performance exams and has been accepted by the Trinity College of London as valid FTCL level exam repertoire. The music comes with a bonus score, a simplified alternative version that uses triplet figures instead of the cross-string tremolo. Still a challenging piece in its own right but allowing advanced players some respite from possible right hand tension. Note that this edition of the full Finchdean version includes a few small but effective changes to the original. Requires a capo on the 3rd fret.< Less
Finchdean Intermediate By Bruce Paine
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This composition for solo guitar is intended for intermediate level guitarists and is a condensed version of Bruce Paine’s advanced piece Finchdean. This version retains much of the character... More > of the original while being within the reach of intermediate level players. As a point of reference for judging difficulty, the music is just a bit easier than Leo Brouwer's Estudio Sencillos (Simple Study) number 6. The piece is inspired by English countryside and a 14th century chapel, and is Bruce Paine's most popular work.< Less
Alberton Waltz By Bruce Paine
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This composition for solo classical guitar was inspired by the social gatherings and dances that took place at the historic Auckland house Alberton in the late 1800s. Victorian etiquette dictated the... More > behaviour of all guests who attended such events. Beautifully sewn dresses swirling with the dignity of practised turns, servants working quietly in the background, musicians in their appointed corner elegantly disguised by well placed decor, and refined social discourse are all distant memories of a bygone era.< Less
Sea Suite By Bruce Paine
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This original composition for solo classical guitar was inspired by images of sea life captured by New Zealand underwater photographer Colin Gans. The suite has four sections entitled; 'Sea Life',... More > 'The Whale and the Octopus', 'Dance of the Walrus' and 'Shark Dream and Reprise'. Each of the pieces can be played separately and work well on their own. As recorded by guitarist Gunter Herbig on his 2019 NAXOS Records CD release. Note: the premiere recording of Sea Suite was made by the composer on his own album 'Lateral Lines'.< Less

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LOOKING FOR A MIRACLE...LOOK WITHIN YOUR LIFE LOOKING FOR A... By May Lewis
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