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The Last Renaissance Man, Bk1 (abridged) By Michael Guy
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Fiction novel by composer/author Michael A. Guy published in 2006 is available as an e-book abridged paperback. A strange combination of English music history and nautical fiction set in London and... More > the Caribbean ca. 1695 and parallels the end of the life of composer Henry Purcell, who is taken on a no-return hell-ship voyage to the West Indies. He gets involved with some strange Shakespearean characters straight out of 'The Tempest'- An imaginative combination of nautical and cultural history. 2nd edition, 245 pages.< Less
SummerScenes: Piano Pieces for Each Month of Summer By Michael Guy
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American composer/pianist Michael Guy's second book of compositions for Piano solo & Piano with chamber instruments (Flute/clarinet)on a program of interpreting the months of summer. Beautiful,... More > impressionistic, melodic, music with jazzy episodes. TITLES: June>"Fire Island Impressions(1975),July>Twilight Song(1983,August>Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Rocking(1983)for piano & Flute, clarinet. 55 pages< Less
The Belltower of Old DeLand By Michael Guy
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An American jazz impressionistic piano solo composed by Michael Guy in 1986 that paints a quiet day in a small southern town. It is based on the transcription of the old town clock that would chime... More > out the opening melody. A set of dynamic variations follows, that alternate in harmonic texture and soft and loud dynamics. The ending is an extensive jazz improvisation or cadenza that is written down that captures a pianist that may have been playing Gershwin or similar music. Difficulty is college or professional level (at least 10 years piano experience)- About 6' long.< Less
Allegro pesante for solo piano By Michael Guy
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Virtuoso piano meets modern jazz in this scored 5' piano solo by contemporary American composer and pianist Michael Guy. The difficulty is similar to Dvorak's slavonic dances of which it is... More > influenced with a jazz piano style similar to early Chick Corea. Slavonic music meets jazz! Try it for your modern piano solo repertoire. A free computer mp3 is available from his website.< Less
SummerScenes: Piano Pieces for Each Month of Summer By Michael Guy
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American composer/pianist Michael Guy's second book of compositions for Piano solo & Piano with chamber instruments (Flute/clarinet)on a program of interpreting the months of summer. Beautiful,... More > impressionistic, melodic, music with jazzy episodes. TITLES: June>"Fire Island Impressions(1975),July>Twilight Song(1983,August>Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Rocking(1983)for piano & Flute, clarinet. 55 pages< Less
The Belltower of Old DeLand By Michael Guy
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An American jazz impressionistic piano solo composed by Michael Guy in 1986 that paints a quiet day in a small southern town. It is based on the transcription of the old town clock that would chime... More > out the opening melody. A set of dynamic variations follows, that alternate in harmonic texture and soft and loud dynamics. The ending is an extensive jazz improvisation or cadenza that is written down that captures a pianist that may have been playing Gershwin or similar music. Difficulty is college or professional level (at least 10 years piano experience)- About 6' long.< Less
Sonata #3 for piano By Michael Guy
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American composer/pianist Michael Guy's third piano sonata in 1, multi-section movement is excerpted from his collection called "Summer Scenes" Written in 1998, based on his youthful... More > melodies from 1975 that show his early jazz influence by artists like Pat Metheny. Begins in a bright Eb major, Andante con moto. The second section in uptempo Eb minor is very classical and dramatic with 3 related fast cadenzas of runs and chords. An mp3 will be posted in his JzCDz.com storefront soon< Less
Sonata #3 for piano By Michael Guy
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American composer/pianist Michael Guy's third piano sonata in 1, multi-section movement is excerpted from his collection called "Summer Scenes" Written in 1998, based on his youthful... More > melodies from his early piano days with jazz influence by artists like Pat Metheny. Begins in a bright Eb major, Andante con moto. The second section in uptempo Eb minor is very classical and dramatic with 3 related fast cadenzas of runs and chords. An mp3 will be posted in his JzCDz.com storefront soon. Please see the preview here on lulu. Michael Guy has played and composed jazz influenced piano works since leaving music school ca. 1979 but his performing career was seriously interrupted by medical disability in the mid 80's. He still composes and records his own works. Please see his website under JzCDz.com< Less
SQ Two: Songs from My Life By Michael Guy
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2nd concert string quartet by American composer Michael Guy L'ecluse completed New Year's day 2015. A very lyrical quartet with song melodies that were deserving of publishing long ago. See also his... More > 2012 "SQ Blue" (string quartet#1)at his Author's spotlight. This edition of SQ Two is subtitled: 'Songs from My Life' and uses string quartet versions of his best lyric/vocal songs from the 90's & 80's as well as one of the few American quartets to use a block/quote method of organization that gives performers 'choice' in how they perform. Instead of traditional movements in a set order, performers play short blocks of related material See the contents preview - for his own highly original quartet conception. SEE Author's Spotlight for WEB Addresses...< Less
Piano Sonata #1 (My Spanish) By Michael Guy
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American jazz pianist with CDs which he recently published in 2008. This composer has written "classical" music since ca. 1979. Composed in '86, revised '97 37 pages, 4 movements> #1.... More > [3+3+2] uptempo, rhythmic - Spanish feel. #2. Molto Legato: Smooth arpeggios in R.H., an intense romantic melody in minor interpolated #3. Presto: a fast march #4. Recap of movement#1's ideas but in new meter - Bach influenced but with jazz harmony. More rhythmic than classical. Difficulty: moderately advanced (those able to play Bach, American works) Influence: Jazz, Latin-Spanish composers, FREE mp3/demos are in his Lulu Storefront< Less