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Bridges

TM

A Comprehensive Guitar Series

This new edition, in my opinion, is very close to being THE definitive word on classical guitar instruction period.
Patrick Kearney, international concert artist and professor of classical guitar at Vanier College and Concordia University

Bridges
Introduction

TM

Bridges is the fourth edition of the renowned Guitar Series, originally published in 1989 to international acclaim. This edition aims to provide students with a clear, well-paced route for their musical development; to nurture the technique necessary to successfully meet those developmental challenges; and to expose students to the full range of the instruments repertoire. The chosen repertoire and studies at any given level fall within a carefully sequenced range of technical and musical difficulty. From the late elementary to early advanced levels students can be assured that their learning path will be well rounded and complete. Some of the most notable features of Bridges are: the inclusion of guitar masterpieces by such beloved guitar composers as Agustn Barrios, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and Leo Brouwer minimal fingering suggestions, leaving teachers more flexibility and a clearer score from which to work a balance of style choices for repertoire and studies in all levels The well-rounded guitarist will have an understanding of the instruments history as well as practical experience with a wide range of repertoire from all historical periods and styles. Guided by this principle, the series editors have drawn on more than 500 years worth of guitar and lute music. Each book features compositions from the Renaissance to the present day; by learning music from each style period, students will gain a comprehensive overview of the evolution of musical styles. The studies have been chosen for building technique and musicality specifically relevant to the repertoire of each level. Technical and conceptual challenges are progressively introduced from one book to the next to ensure the steady development of musical skills.
Guide to Levels and Components for Bridges: A Comprehensive Guitar Series Title Preparatory Guitar Repertoire and Studies Guitar Repertoire and Studies 1 Guitar Repertoire and Studies 2 Guitar Repertoire and Studies 3 Guitar Repertoire and Studies 4 Guitar Repertoire and Studies 5 Guitar Repertoire and Studies 6 Guitar Repertoire and Studies 7 Guitar Repertoire and Studies 8 Guitar Technique Level Range Late Elementary Late Elementary Early Intermediate Early Intermediate Intermediate Late Intermediate Late Intermediate Early Advanced Early Advanced Late Elementary to Early Advanced

Preparatory Level
28 Study no. 6

Level 1
16

Lyrical Study No. 14


q

#3 & 4 .
a a 4 2

= 92 104

Richard Miles Jackman (b. 1950)


m

Amusement
op. 18, no. 10

.
m 4

. . . n
a m m

# & .
3

&
2.

j j j &6 8 J J
q.

= 58 66
i 1

m i

m i

a m

m i

1 3

# & . # & . & # .

. #
p p

12

. & ..
2

j . & . . .. J .
p m i 4 3

j .. J

j . J .
1 3

Felix Horetzky (17961870)


a i m m i 4 3

jj J .
3 m a 4

j . ..

1., 3.
a

J
q

D.C. al Fine j . j . . J . J

j .. .. J
p 3 1 2

.
m i

Fine

Andante

op. 241, no. 5

10

.
a m a

.
m

13

.
2. a
i m i

1.

# # J
2 4 1 m a i

16

# j j . . & #
4

Source: Lyrical Studies Copyright 2006 Richard Miles Jackman. Reprinted by permission of the composer.

j #2 & 4 J J P F 5 # j 10 Amusement, op. Felix .. # Horetzky 18, no. & J R R P F 9 # Level & .. 1 F p 22 13 Andaluza # .. Claudio Camisassa & . . j (b. 1957) . = 92 108 . sim. > > > > > J P j j &c w w
= 88 96
m i m i a a m m 4 2 4 1 4 3 2 p m i m i m i m i m i m i 4 4 2 4 2 4 3 i m i m i m i m i m i 3 4 1 3 4 4 3 4 p p p i a i m i m a m i m i m i 4 3 4 a m i 1 4 1

Ferdinando Carulli (17701841)

pm

Source: Mthode complte pour parvenir pincer de la guitare, op. 241

Lyrical Study No. 14

Richard Miles Jackman

Level 2
9

. &
i m i 4 2 3 3 2

Bourre II

Bourre II .

Source: Suite for Solo Cello No. 4, BWV 1010 Original key: m a E flat Major a Andrew Creaghan. a Reprinted by permission. Arrangement copyright 2003 J. 19

.. = 58 69 3 # # # # &4 #5 . #. . n. # . # # F a tempo & # .. 6 . . # # # #. & . . . . rall. 9 D.C. al Fine # 12 # # .. # . #. . & . . . . . . & # n. . &
m i m i i m

h.

### C
h
4
2 p

= 52 60

Calmo
1

Johann Sebastian Bach (16851750) 33 arr. J. Andrew Creaghan


i Jaime Zenamon (b. 1953) p

& w
m i m i a m i m i m p

j>

>

> > j w > >

Fine

2 a

1 4

w & w ww Andaluza
12
a i m i a i m i 4 a 3 2 3

>

>

>

>

gg w Camisassa Claudio
p p

w g # ww w J

Fleur de Lotus

Technical elements introduced in #3 n. Preparatory Level & 4 . 2:


Delicato q = 96 104
i m i m i a

Roque Carbajo (b. 1951)

P syncopation
2 p

Level 2

&
4

Source: Epigramme 1 What is a day, what is a year of vain delight and pleasure? Copyright 2009 Edition Margaux Verlag GmbH, Berlin. Reprinted by permission.

Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. J. Andrew Creaghan # . . . ## .. .. . . . . What Is a Day*


i i m i 4 4 0 2 1

Like to a dream it endless dies, And from us like a vapour flies; And this is all the fruit that we find, which glory in worldly treasure.

A Memory

* Elizabethan lute song


3

. j # . . 5 # j 5 & . # g . & . # n . ggg . 9 U # &9 J J . . J u .. J # rit. . & f.. # a tempo p 13 rit. # & J . . J . J
4 m 1 ii p a i m m a ii m i i 4 1 2 m m a i a a m m 4 1 2 i 4 2 2 1 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 m i m a i a i m i m a i a m a m a 4 4 4 4 i 2 3 2 2 3 1 2 a a 2 p a 4 4 2 m i 3 a m i m a a 4 4 a i 2 1 3 1 2 4 1 2 m i m a a m m i 2 2 3 3 m i p 2 m 1 2 2 3 m i p 1 2 a 1 4 i 1 4 i 1 2

# & 4 4 &c p .

Espressivo q = 69 80 q = 56 63 Largo i m m

Richard PhilipSummers Rosseter (b. 1953) (ca 15671623)

n n. . & . independence finger . . F arpeggios 10 # & slurs left-hand J J . . . P


5


m i m i 1 0 1 i m i m 3

tambora and golpe techniques


p

Source: Au coeur des cordes Copyright 2007 Les Productions dOZ. Reprinted by permission.

alternate tunings barring grace notes and mordents staccato and legato playing chord rolls pivot fingers variety of time signatures

rit.

Copyright 2000 Richard Summers. Reprinted by permission of the composer.

A Memory

Richard Summers

Level 3
52 Study no. 17

Premire Guagirana
op. 89, no. 2
Allegro moderato q = 168 192
m 1 2

Jacques Bosch (18261895)

##3 & # 4 . F 5 ## & # .


1 2

Technical elements introduced in Level 3 Level 5:

.
2.
1

trills and sustained trills trilling high and low voices tremolo irregular time signatures slurring while barring pizzicato irregular right-hand chordal

. . .
1

## & # .
2

. .

13

## & # .
17

.
m

1.

. . .
2 0

## & # .. .
21

. #.
1

. .

. #
4

## & # .
2

25

## & # .

string crossing clarity of parts volume and tone control accenting guide fingers chord connection

Source: Six pices faciles, op. 89

Study no. 17: Premire Guagirana

Jacques Bosch

Level 4
17

Level 5
39

Exercise 90

b b . &bb
4 4 2

. n bb3 &bb 4 p legato


m i i 2 4 0 3

Andantino q = 80 88
a i

Dionisio Aguado (17841849)

Suite del Plata No. 1


I: Preludio
Andante q = 88 96
a a i 1 i i 4 2


m i

3 I 3

n . . .
m i 1 4

a i

a i

3 j . n . 3 I
2 3 p a i

2 3

10

bb &bb
i m 4

3 I 3

n . . .
m i a i

15

n bb &bb
m a i 4 m i

I Piv. 3 3

6 I 6


6 I 6
a i i m 3

n f

. n


a i

6 I 6

Maximo Diego Pujol (b. 1957)


Piv. 5 5I

1. 4 # .. &b4 wJ wJ J w w P
m i 4 4 3 3 1

2. ten. & b w n n b P
a i 4 4 m 0 i a 2 i i 3 4 0 1 3 1

n
1 3 p m i

&b

j j j . . n. b # # # nw n w w poco rall.
a a 1 4 4 1 2 1 3 i 4 3 4 3 2 p 2 p

a tempo 3 I 3

20

b b . n . n &bb n . F f
a m i m a m i i i a 4 0 1 3

3 I 3

. . n . . .
m i 4 p p p 3

4 I 3

12

&b

# wJ wJ wJ P
2

25

b b . n &bb
a

3 I 3

n . . .
a i m


a a i

29

b . & b bb

I Piv. 3 3


a i

6 I 6


a i

n
m

6 I 6

p
i

16

&b

# wJ wJ wJ P

20

&b &b

24

a tempo . j n . j # # w # nw n w poco rall. rall.

ten. n n b w P

Source: Nuevo metodo para guitarra

Copyright 1996 Editions Orphe, Inc. Reprinted by permission.

Exercise 90

Dionisio Aguado

Suite del Plata No. 1 First movement: Preludio

Maximo Diego Pujol

Level 6
48

Level 7
40

Prlude No. 4

Heitor Villa-Lobos (18871959)

El Testament DAmelia
Traditional Catalan arr. Miguel Llobet
6

10

#3 & 4 . 4 4w >. f cantabile . . R 4 #4 3 3 4 & 4w 4 4 . > w f . . . >. R 7 #3 4 & 4 4 . # . . . J #w R nw f R > >. f . u


3 4 5
1 1

Lento q = 48 54

3 4 4 4 f
3 4 5

=D

&

12

# n # n &
0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 1 4 0

w >. u

O O O O. pO R
2 5

h. XII

h. VII 8va

O O O O O.

O O O O O
u

Animato
p i m

#
a 0 4 0 4 3 1 3 1 0 3 2 4 0

3 4 n . . R U # . . . J R R fu
4 1 0 0 0

&b .
3

3 &b4 .
3

Andante espressivo q = 88 104


1 2

(a)

2 4 1

.
1 0

2 3

2
4

.
5

3 V 3

. #
1 2

4 VII 3
2

2
2

h.VII 8va

&b
1

5 V 5

h.VII 8va

4 3

#
4 2


j2 4

2
4

2
4

.
j
4

b #
1 2

dolce

.
j

3
0

2
2

13

cantabile

& b #
4

5 I 3

O
4

17

14

# n # # &
0 0 0 0 3 3 4

&b .
4 4

a.h. 8va

# . poco rall.
2
1 3 2

a tempo

1 2

b #
3 2

5 I 5

O.
4

h.VII 8va

3 4

#
3 2

21

16

# # n # & n # n # # n #
2

& b #
3

O. O.

4 2

#
3 2


j
2
4

25

18

&

#
3

#
1

1 3

n # #
3 3 1 1 2 2

&b .
&b

O.

4 VII 3

2
2

Source: Ten Catalan Folk Songs Copyright 1964 by Trad/Miguel Llobet - Union Musical Ediciones, S.L., Madrid (Espaa). All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured. Reprinted by Permission. (a) The ornaments in this piece are performed approximately by playing a portamento from the lowest to the highest note, plucking the upper note as you j arrive: 1

Source: Cinq prludes Copyright 1954 Max Eschig. Reprinted with the kind authorization of LES EDITIONS DURAND S.A.

Prlude No. 4

Heitor Villa-Lobos

El Testament DAmelia

Traditional Catalan, arr. Miguel Llobet

Level 8
12

The Frog Galliard


3

Technical elements introduced in Level 6 Level 8:


John Dowland (15631626) ed. Thomas Knigs

=F

# # . & # # . .
2

## 3 & ##4
1 3 2 2

= 80 92
3 4

j
4

5 II 5
0 2 1 4

6 II 6

13

# # . & ##
1 1

# # . & ##
4

j
2

. .

j Piv.
3

2 3 1

2 3

.
3 4

j . . .
2

j
4

4 0 1

. .. ..

j
2

trilling inside voices glissando artificial harmonics rasgueado

II Piv. 5 5

j
2

.
0 0

.
3

. .. . . .. .
0 2 4

Bartk pizzicato rapid articulation in both hands articulation of complex

J
2 3

17

# ## & #
4 0 1 4 2 4 2 3 0 1 2 1

j . .
4

21

25

## & ## . .
3 3 3
1 0 2 3 3

6 Piv. . j ## & # # . .. .. . 6 II
4 4 4 4 4 2 3 0 2 0 1

..

29

## . & ## .. . .
1 2

rhythmic groups challenging position shifting and upper register playing development of stylistic phrasing skills and expressive playing exposure to obscure key signatures

Source: This piece is a lute arrangement of Dowlands song, Now, O Now I Needs Must Part. Arrangement copyright 2001 Thomas Knigs. Reprinted by permission.

The Frog Galliard

John Dowland, ed. Thomas Knigs

Content Highlights
Preparatory Guitar Repertoire and Studies
Repertoire Ejercicio The Carousel Waltz Little Herdboy Oasis-Express Studies Study no. 5: Andante in C Major Study no. 13: la manire bulgare (In Bulgarian Style) Study no. 14: The Flask Jos Ferrer Richard Summers Oleg Kiselev Takashi Ogawa Ferdinando Carulli Claudio Camisassa Jeffrey McFadden Gavotte Coranto No. 4 Contradanza In the Olive Grove Spanish Romance Studies Study no. 11: Lamento, op. 89, no. 5 Study no. 12: Les acrobates

Guitar Repertoire and Studies 5


Repertoire Johann Anton Logy Alfonso Ferrabosco, transc. Robert Callaghan Dionisio Aguado Brian Katz Traditional, arr. Robert Hamilton Jacques Bosch Frederic Constantino

Guitar Repertoire and Studies 1


Repertoire Menuet Vacances Valse, op. 50, no. 7 cossaise, op. 33, no. 4 Fleur de Lotus Studies Study no. 7: Lesson 66 Study no. 15: Souvenir dautomne Shawn Bell Yvon Demillac Ferdinando Carulli Mauro Giuliani Roque Carbajo Julio Sagreras Simone Iannarelli

Guitar Repertoire and Studies 6


Repertoire Pavaniglia con parti variate Saltarello Prelude No. 6 Prelude No. 10 Preludio Ilha de coral (Coral Island) Untitled Piece No. 1 Studies Study no. 7: Study in Thirds, op. 44, no. 19 Study no. 10: Estudio No. 6 Giovanni Paolo Foscarini, arr. Jeffrey McFadden attr. Vincente Galileo, arr. Oscar Chilesotti Manuel Ponce Manuel Ponce Agustn Barrios Luiz Bonf Leo Brouwer Carl Blum Leo Brouwer

Guitar Repertoire and Studies 2


Repertoire Good King Wenceslas Coutances Lesson, op. 31, no. 1 Amusement, op. 18, no. 9 Studies Study no. 7: Moderato Study no. 11: Semplice (Simple) Ferdinando Carulli Carlo Domeniconi Traditional, arr. Jeffrey McFadden Thierry Tisserand Fernando Sor Felix Horetzky

Guitar Repertoire and Studies 7


Repertoire Diferencias sobre Gudame las vacas Suite for Solo Cello No. 3, BWV 1009 Boure I and Boure II Waltz No. 1 Waltz No. 2 Song without Words No. 1 Song without Words No. 2 Berceuse (Cancin de cuna) Studies Study no. 5: Estudio Inconcluso Agustn Barrios Luys de Narvez, arr. Jeffrey McFadden Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Jeffrey McFadden Johann Strauss I, arr. Johann Kaspar Mertz Johann Strauss I, arr. Johann Kaspar Mertz Ferdinand Rebay, rev. J. Gaitzsch Ferdinand Rebay, rev. J. Gaitzsch Leo Brouwer

Guitar Repertoire and Studies 3


Repertoire Espaoleta Andante Minuet Studies Study no. 9: Joseph und seine Brder, op. 1, heft 2, no. 12 Study no. 12: Andantino, op. 44, no. 3 Study no. 14: Un parfum qui berce Study no. 15: Recognition Gaspar Sanz Johann Kaspar Mertz Nicol Paganini Fr. Dittrich Carl Blum Bernard Piris Richard Miles Jackman

Guitar Repertoire and Studies 4


Repertoire Partita VIII Third Movement: Gavotte Lady Laitons Almain Contredanse, op. 11bis, no. 4 Waltz No. 2 Choros Giuseppe Antonio Brescianello, transc. Sophocles Papas John Dowland Dionisio Aguado Francesco Molino Domingo Semenzato

Guitar Repertoire and Studies 8


Repertoire Fantasia No. 1 Suite for Lute, BWV 996 Second Movement: Allemande Rondeau, op. 11 Das Fischermdchen Serenata burlesca Vals de la Primavera Danza del altiplano English Suite, op. 31 First Movement: Prelude Prlude No. 1 Studies Study no. 6: Tiento Antiguo Study no. 7: Estudio No. 18 Study no. 8: tude No. 8 Joaquin Rodrigo Leo Brouwer Heitor Villa-Lobos Simone Molinaro, ed. Gilbert Biberian Johann Sebastian Bach Felix Horetzky Franz Schubert, arr. Johann Kaspar Mertz Federico MorenoTorroba Agustn Barrios Leo Brouwer John W. Duarte Heitor Villa-Lobos

Studies Study no. 6: Allegretto grazioso, op. 51, no. 10 Mauro Giuliani Study no. 11: Prlude No. 2 Claude Gagnon

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