| Sonata in Do Re Mi [PDF_$26]
|Three parts sonata.
I. Larghetto - Allegro - Larghetto
II. Largo - Allegretto - Largo
III. Allegro perpetuum mobile
The name of the sonata was chosen because in part I. String No. 6 tuned to
C (Do). In part II - string No. 6 tuned to D (Re) and in the third part, it is tuned
- normally - to E (Mi). The piece is based on a special concept as well as special sound patterns and an original
sound structures... It requires advanced technical skills.
This sonata won first prize's Israeli authors and composer [ACUM].
video - Part II...
|The guitar as an oriental instrument.
The eastern-oriental motifs and sound patterns were written for the guitar in this case.
Not only the Ud, Canun and Darbuka, but now the guitar too is presented as an instrument
which can express Ancient motifs, and it does so marvelously.
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JUST PUBLISHED !
New and original arrangements for solo guitar.
[PDF_$12] [Hard Copy_$16]
This is a solo guitar version for an old
The melody begins in the bass and then moves to the soprano, supported by chords and
triplets with sound shades creating dynamics which express the loneliness and alienation
implied by the name of the song. The piece is played a second time, fully, and this time
the melody is played in tremolo.
This is a Ladino song, which is deeply rooted in the Ladino singing tradition. This time,
a piece for solo guitar. It does not seem complicated, but performing the song is
difficult because it should be played lightly. In addition it is filled with appoggiatura.
Mama Yo No Tengo Visto Clike2see the video...
Ladino song (Spanish-Jewish) song from the 16th
century. The melody in the transcript is true to the original,
and is played here from the bass through the soprano strings and
up to the harmonic bell-like sounds. The melody is accompanied
by a constantly recurring bass.
Dedicated to my friend, the guitar artist and
composer Dr. Gregory
Cuando El Rey Nimrod
A Ladino song that celebrates the birth of Abraham. It incorporates many elements taken
from the Nimrod Midrashim. This song is sung as a Shabbat Z'mira (table song) and at
circumcisions. The exact date of its origin is unknown but it probably dates from the 16th
or 17th century.
Capriccio no. 1 [Contact me]
Legato, legato and more legato
Yes, nothing but ties, one of the most difficult guitar techniques.
The whole purpose of this piece is to improve the playing skill of the left hand. In order
to play this piece successfully, you must have a strong base of guitar playing, and play
freely. If you do not, it is difficult.
Once you have mastered the piece and are able to play it at the right speed you are in for
(The piece has not been published yet, and exists as a manuscript)
Capriccio no. 2 [PDF_$10]
A technical piece combining several playing
Dissonant chords accompanying a slow melody (Largo), and then an accelerating legato
passage moving into a fast triplet part leading to the third part: Heroic cheers in two
voices contrasted by full chords and a mumbling of sounds by fast
legatos... (You have to see the notes
in order to understand).
Homage to Omaira Sanchez [Hard Copy_$12]
A piece consisting of heavy chord movements with
voice leading, tremolo and a scream.
Omaira Sanchez was a 10 year-old girl who died in an earthquake and volcanic eruption in
the town Armaro in 1988. Omaira was buried up to her head in mud as attempts were made to
rescue her. Speaking to the television cameramen she promised she would get out and
survive, because "I am young", she said. Aviera died on the way to the hospital,
after she had been rescued. Clike2see
Here Comes The Bride
Are you getting marry?
This is the piece should be played as the bride and groom marching into the wedding
ceremony. Premiered at Ziva and Herry wedding - summer 2001.So, find a fine guitarist (May be even you ;-) to play this number in the
Beatles Guitar 10
originally arranged for solo guitar by N. Lahav [PDF_$8] [Hard Copy_$16]