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Guitar 45 pages Publisher: Pictures at an Exhibition: He has released 78 titles, CD and LP. InYamashita launched, to critical acclaim and worldwide sales, his landmark arrangement of ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’. This was rapidly followed a several orchestral pieces arranged for the guitar and attracting considerable attention, such as ‘Firebird’ and ‘Scheherazade’ and, more recently, the ‘New World Symphony’ Symphony No. In addition, he released an acclaimed collection of guitar pieces including 5 CDs yamashit the J.

S Bach sonatas and partitas for violin, cello, lute and flute BWVtranscribed for the guitar by himself, as well as essential works for the guitar such as 16 CDs of the complete Fernando Sor and works by H. Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s picfures Caprichos de Plctures.

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Yamashita is an enthusiastic proponent of new works for pictues guitar and has given the world premier of over 60 new compositions from both Japan and overseas.

I am happy to have been given the opportunity yammashita share its company and enrich my own life. We have been told of the wonder of the guitar from long ago. In our era, this has been confirmed with the appearance of the maestro Andre Segovia and the rapid emergence of other important figures in the expanding world of the guitar.


In the present day, music for the guitar spans Renaissance to modern and its value is now recognized not only in solo work but concerto, chamber music, duo, in the role of accompaniment and ensemble. The problem of a paucity of contemporary music for the guitar, is gradually being addressed by an emerging number of pieces by contemporary composers and outstanding arrangements of older pieces expanding the potential for performance. In addition, larger works as well as small pieces are now emerging.

The guitar is, indeed, I am convinced, becoming a fundamental part of the world of classical music. That is to say, I have endeavored to view the instrument as a means of dynamic and symphonic expressiveness, a contemporary sensibility and offering also, as a solo instrument, unparalleled richness. All this leads me to the inescapable conviction that such music approaches the very essence of yamashkta and a strong desire to be part of its creation.

Thus, from these thoughts emerges such a conception and led me to the great Russian composer M. The idea occurred to me two years ago, in spring, and I decided to embark seriously on my first challenge; a piece arranged by myself and I made strenuous effort.

It was an extremely attractive piece of music and it made me commit further to the lifelong task of arrangement. Needless to say, being an immature arranger, I stumbled in the process; many different experiences I kazihito put into words. Also, the decision to go public with this piece was not easy.


I consulted my teacher father and the composer-conductor Kojiro Kobune. From them I received invaluable advice.

Other people helped on the road to publication. Finally, it was done. From that point, I was able to accomplish many recitals and recordings and then came my first publication of sheet music. I am truly grateful. Guitar Strings Guitar Strings Back.

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