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A Season of Light By Frank Wallace
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30 carols and songs arranged and composed by Frank Wallace for solo finger-style (classical) guitar. Range of difficulty is easy to difficult and style are from Middle Ages to modern. Includes: I.... More > Joy to the World II. The First Noel III. Silent Night IV. There is No Rose V. O Come Emanuel VI. Les Pasteurs de la Judea VII. Beata Progenies VIII. Star in the East IX. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen X. A Shining* XI. Cuando el Rey Nimrod XII. A los Maytines XIII. Aro que Nostre Seign'es Nat XIV. March* XV. Greensleeves XVI. Coventry Carol XVII. Noel Nouvelet XVIII. Master in This Hall XIX. Amb un Viudo XX. Stella Splendens XXI. On This Day XXII. Carillon* XXIII. Dawn of the Doves* XXIV. Away in a Manger XXV. Sing We to This Merry Company XXVI. O Holy Night XXVII. J'ai Ouy la Voix XXVIII. Santa María Strella do Dia XXIX. Venite a Laudare XXX. Per Nadal Farem Gran Festa< Less
A Season of Light By Frank Wallace
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30 carols and songs arranged and composed by Frank Wallace for solo finger-style (classical) guitar. Range of difficulty is easy to difficult and style are from Middle Ages to modern.
Triptych By Frank Wallace
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Originally a short “unfinished” work from 2001, Triptych was substantially expanded with two new movements in the winter of 2007 for The Back Bay Guitar Trio, and Italian guitarist... More > Gianluca Tremendo. The piece is a fable in three movements of the journey of the composer’s mother’s departing soul: Dolor de Amor, Levantéme and ¡Ay! Linda Amiga. Themes weave throughout the three movements, the final section being a set of variations on a memorable four-part song given to the composer and his trio by the organist of the ancient Catalan town of Cardona, on a walking/singing tour though the Catalan Pyrenees the summer of 1979. The first and last movements are in a sweet tonal style while the middle movement is a “minimalist” canon, which undulates through chordal clashes and slow resolutions including many overlapping and varying groups of 16th notes. Book includes parts.< Less
The Great Deep By Frank Wallace
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The Great Deep, eight songs on life’s final journey, for tenor (high voice) and ten-string guitar (also available for piano), was inspired by the book "Old Age" by Helen M. Luke. It... More > is a beautiful meditation on the subject thru the eyes of an aging female scholar as she talks of Homer’s Odyssey, Shakespeare’s King Lear and The Tempest, and T. S. Eliot’s Little Gidding. The songs are: 1. The glory that we knew Walter James Turner 2. For whom the bell tolls John Donne 3. Vital spark of heavenly flame Alexander Pope 4. Music, when soft voices die Percy Bysshe Shelley 5. Ode to the West Wind Percy Bysshe Shelley 6. When I am dead, my dearest Christina Georgina Rossetti 7. Our revels now are ended William Shakespeare 8. Rain, rain, and sun! Alfred, Lord Tennyson< Less
The Bells By Frank Wallace
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This is a short variation on the theme of the round Orleans, Beaugency. I "re-discovered" this short piece looking through a manuscript book recently. It was a joy to find.
Selections from A Season of Light By Frank Wallace
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Three selections from A Season of Light: Joy to the World, The First Noel and Silent Night. "Here is a fine anthology of thirty pieces for Christmastide...Wallace's arrangements of Greensleeves,... More > Silent Night and Oh Holy Night are very good indeed...-- David Norton, Soundboard< Less
Pavane for a dying prince By Frank Wallace
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Pavane for a dying prince, for prince he was, is my lament for John Fleagle, my enigmatic, but charismatic, partner in my early years of a musical career. It is the second movement of Sweet... More > Ladyslipper, recorded on Gyre CD "His own new works." Complete sheet music and CD are both available at www.gyremusic.com.< Less
Good night. Good Bye! By Frank Wallace
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This is a song for medium voice and 10-string guitar (can be arranged for 6-string) with text from The Chimes, a short story by Charles Dickens. It is a song for the New Year, in which the old year... More > says good bye. "Good night. Good bye! Put your hand in mine, and tell me you’ll forget me from this hour, and try to think the end of me was here…. There’ll be a Fire to-night, There’ll be Fires this winter-time, to light the dark nights, East, West, North and South. When you see the distant sky red, they’ll be blazing. When you see the distant sky red, think of me no more; or, if you do, remember what a Hell was lighted up inside of me, and think you see its flames reflected in the clouds. Good night, Good bye!"< Less
Sketches I By Frank Wallace
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Thirty five pieces of easy to moderate difficulty for solo classical guitar. Most are 1/2 to a full page long and are intended as evocative, colorful additions to a more rigorous collection of... More > progressive pieces, teaching techniques such as portamento, legato and rest stroke with the thumb.< Less
The Great Deep By Frank Wallace
eBook (PDF): $10.00
The Great Deep, eight songs on life’s final journey, for tenor (high voice) and ten-string guitar (also available for piano), was inspired by the book "Old Age" by Helen M. Luke. It... More > is a beautiful meditation on the subject thru the eyes of an aging female scholar as she talks of Homer’s Odyssey, Shakespeare’s King Lear and The Tempest, and T. S. Eliot’s Little Gidding. The songs are: 1. The glory that we knew Walter James Turner 2. For whom the bell tolls John Donne 3. Vital spark of heavenly flame Alexander Pope 4. Music, when soft voices die Percy Bysshe Shelley 5. Ode to the West Wind Percy Bysshe Shelley 6. When I am dead, my dearest Christina Georgina Rossetti 7. Our revels now are ended William Shakespeare 8. Rain, rain, and sun! Alfred, Lord Tennyson< Less