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Almeida, Laurindo (1917-1995 Brazil-USA)

Destino Download TEF-file   Nice arrangement of this famous tune. A little bit jazz in it.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



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Siete De Abril Download TEF-file   Traditional from the Argentinan Pampa .  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
El Cuando Download TEF-file   An Agentinian traditional.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
El Noy De La Mare Download TEF-file   I found this version, which is a bit easier and most important - you don't have to retune the guitar.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
El Noy De La Mare Download TEF-file   Very nice and popular piece. It was often asked for so here it is. DropD  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Cuban Dance Download TEF-file   Also not hard to play but with nice rhythms and melody.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Tango Download TEF-file   Easy to play tango. (?Tango)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Valse Venezulienne Download TEF-file   Traditional theme from the land of the waltzes. Sounds good and is not very hard to learn. (?Valse)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Modinha Download TEF-file   Beautiful Brasilian song. Not hard to play (?Modinha)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Lullaby Download TEF-file   Short and simple Brasilian lullaby.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
La Cucaracha Download TEF-file   A Mexican theme. You should be firm in playing harmonics for this arrangement.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Las Mañanitas  Download TEF-file   (early in the morning). I was told this song is something like "Happy Birthday" in Europe.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file


Arcas, Julian Gavino Lacal (1832-1882 Spain)

Bolero Download TEF-file   A rare occasion to get a bolero on guitar. Very nice. (?Bolero)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Bolero 2 Download TEF-file   Yet another bolero, and I like it even better than the other one. Thanks Leon. (?Bolero)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Ayala, Hector (*1911 , Argentina)

  These are some easy pieces with very nice melodies:  
Preludio Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
El Coyuyo Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Cascabel Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Celeste Y Blanco Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
De Antaño Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
El Sureno Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file


Baden-Powell, Roberto (1937-2001 Brazil)

Retrato Brasileiro Download TEF-file   Beautiful brasilian music.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Valsa Sem Nome Download TEF-file   Calm and beautiful piece.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Barrious, Angel(1882-1964 Spain)?

Mexican Aquarell (Mañanitas) Download TEF-file   Not to be confused with Barrios-Mangore, he wrote a very nice piece here. Mañanitas means morning (actually ³little morning², but it is a cute way of speaking). It is a kind of Birthday song, to sing with a mariachi from the street, under your girlfriend ´s window. (Thanks Santiago)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file


Barrios, Agustin (Mangore) (1885-1944 Paraguay)

Villancico De Navidad Download TEF-file   This is of course the right piece for christmas time. Beautiful. DropD  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Una limosna por el amor de Dios (El Ultimo Tremolo) Download TEF-file   This one is on of the harder pieces you can work on. El ultimo tremolo, has to be translated THE LAST TREMOLO, not because it is the best ,but because he thought it was his last,and It seems he was right Not quite as beautiful as the one from Tarrega in my opinion. (Thanks Jenny)     Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Cueca Download TEF-file   This one is tricky but shows what can be done with the Instrument (if you can) (?Cueca)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Valse Op.8 No.3 Download TEF-file   DropD (?Valse)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Valse Op.8 No.4 Download TEF-file   This one has a positive, optimistic melody. (?Valse)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Maxixe Download TEF-file   Tap along with this kind of jumpy rythm and melodie! (?Maxixe)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Prelude in c-minor Download TEF-file   You will need strong fingers to play this beautiful prelude. (?Prelude)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Tu Y Yo Download TEF-file   Very peaceful melody and not as hard as some othet pieces of Barrios.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Bernardini, Attilio (Brazil)

Cacique - Tango Brasileiro Download TEF-file       Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Bonfa, Luiz (b.1922- Brazil)

  Of course everybody knows the famous "Manha De Carnaval" but this great guitarist wrote many other very good pieces. Here are a few: 
Ilha De Coral Download TEF-file       Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Manha De Carnaval Download TEF-file       Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Samba De Duas Notas Download TEF-file       Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Samba Negro Download TEF-file       Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Sambalamento Download TEF-file       Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Bustamente, Fernando (Argentina)

Misionera Download TEF-file   Very impressive piece. Dedicated to the Ladies of the province of Misiones it was originally writte for a whole ensemble. Jorge Morel arranged it for one guitar - you not miss a single note.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Calvo, Luis A. (Colombia)

Bajo El Cielo Iamesis Download TEF-file   Another very nice colombian piece. Its title is someting like "Under the Iameses sky" (Thanks Roy). Its melody is very fluent, its rythm quite steady.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Caprissi, R.J

Valse Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Cardoso, Jorge

Milonga (Uruguay) - No.24 from 24 Piezas Sudamericanas  Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Christancho, Francisco (Colombia)

Bochica Download TEF-file   This is a colombian dance called "Bambuco". Listen to that rhythm! Thanks Carlos for pointng me to colombian music.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Cisneros, José R. (1915- Venezuela)

Na Shi Suam Download TEF-file   Waltz with very nice rhythm and melody.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Homenje Raul Borges Download TEF-file   Another venezuelan waltz with very nice rhythm and melody.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Loriana Download TEF-file   And another waltz, just as nice as the ones above.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Cobo, Daniel

Crépuscule sur la Pampa Download TEF-file   Like the title this one sounds a little odd but I like it none the less.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Dias, Jose Barrense

A Casinha Pequenina Download TEF-file   A short piece, rather slow and with a somewhat sad melody.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



El Salamouny, Ahmed

Tarde na rede Download TEF-file   Very nice latin rhythms.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Feitosa, O.

Valse Brasileira Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Fernandez, Eraclio (1851-1886 Venezuela)

El Diabolo Suelto Download TEF-file   This sound best played really fast (I can only let my midi do it)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Fleury, Abel (1903-1958 Argentina)

Milongue Del Ayer Download TEF-file   Very beautiful! I might be mistaking with the author. It could be Maria Luisa Anido instead. Any clues? (?Milonga)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Te Vas Milonga Download TEF-file   Another very fine Milonga. I like the rythmic details of it. They don´t really make it easier to play, but great to listen to. (?Milonga)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Fonseca, Carlos Alberto (b.1933- Brazil)

Deslizando Download TEF-file   This is a good one to warm up or start your little concerts. A fast melody running over several string but still not too hard.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Gangi, Mario (b.1923- Italy)

Guitar Choro Download TEF-file   This one was requested and Rolf was so kind to send it.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file

Panoramica Download TEF-file   This one is more romantic, a little like a slow Bossa Nova.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Gardel, Carlos (1890 - 1935, Argentina)

Adios Muchachos Download TEF-file   Well known an very nice piece from the "King of Tango" (?Tango)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Sus Ojos Se Cerraron Download TEF-file   A short and not too hard tango. (?Tango)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Jobim, Antonio Carlos (1927-1994 Brazil)

Don´t ever go away Download TEF-file   A great latin piece in an quite jazzy arrangement by Charlie Byrd!  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
The Girl From Ipanema Download TEF-file   A fine arrangement of this world famous song!  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Esperanca Perdida Download TEF-file      I don´t know Spanish or Portugese but if the title says something like lost hope it tells you what the piece sounds like: it´s sooo sad. (Don´t play this with any sharp tools, pills or ropes within your reach.)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Samba Do Aviao Download TEF-file       Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Solidao Download TEF-file       Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Lauro, Antonio (1917-1986 Venezuela)

Pasaje Aragueno Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Papelon Download TEF-file   From "Tree Venezuelan Pieces": Nice and simple melody but nor as easy to play as it sounds.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Air de Joropo Download TEF-file   One of my favourites. Very lively, fun to play and to listen to.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Angostura Download TEF-file   The title of this Waltz recals the ancient name of the birth town of Lauro (Ciudad Bolivar).  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
El Marabino Download TEF-file   Another Venzuelan waltz, this time named after a region where Lauro lived for a while (also known as Maracucho).  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Natalia Download TEF-file   You have to get used to the fist two parts, but I love the third.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
 
Two Venezuelan waltzes:
 
El Negrito Download TEF-file      Beautiful Venezuelan piece, not hard to learn.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
La Gatica Download TEF-file      This one goes together with El Negrito as a couple.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
 
Triptico:
 
1. Armida Download TEF-file   A somewhat sad theme with nice changes between upper and lower voices.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
2. Madrugada Download TEF-file      A very calm and quiet piece.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
3. La Negra Download TEF-file      Also in moderate tempo and with a beautiful melody.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
 
From Four Venezuelan waltzes:
 
Andreina Download TEF-file   Another beautiful piece by Antonio Lauro that is playable for me. Named after one of his nieces.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Tatiana Download TEF-file   The third of the four waltzes is named after another niece of Lauro, the sister of Andreina. You should be able to easily reach high frets to play this one.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Lerice

Valse no.3 Download TEF-file   Nice latin sounding waltz. (?Valse)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Lloveras, Guillermo Venega

Amor de Mayo Download TEF-file   Waltz with simple popular melodie.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Machado, Celso (1953- Brazil)

Baia O Zinho Download TEF-file   Easy to play very effective piece. Listen to it, it´s quite impressive. LHF  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Maldonado, Raul

Choro Download TEF-file   I like the Choro-pieces, for me they are something like a ´Latin Blues´. I am not sure about this author. Can anyone verify?  (?Choro)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file


Manzanero, Armando (Mexico)

No Se Tu Download TEF-file       Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file


Merlin, José-Luis (1952- Argentina)

Evocation Download TEF-file   Very beautiful piece. Rewarding to learn. One of my favorites. LHF  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Zamba Download TEF-file   The second piece from the Suite de la Recuerdo.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Nazareth, Ernesto (1863-1934 Brazil)

Golden Drops Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file

Apanhei Te Cavaquinho Download TEF-file   Now let´s see how fast you can get this one - and get the rhythm of the bass in the first part right! Fun!  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Neves

Choro Download TEF-file   Very beautiful choro! (?Choro)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Oliva, Julio Cesar (Mexico)

Una flor en la laguna Download TEF-file   Beautiful and gentle melody.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Pernambuco, Joao

Sons de Carrilhoes Download TEF-file      Truly one of the most beautiful South American pieces! DropD  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Piazzolla, Astor (1921-1992Argentina

Chiquilin De Bachin Download TEF-file   Beautiful and slow piece. Bachin was a restaurant in Buenos Aires were lots of artists (including Piazzolla) attended. Chiquilin means little kind. The song is about a poor little kid that sold roses at the tables in the restaurant. (Thanks Oscar)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file

Milonga del Angel Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Ponce, Manuel Maria (1882-1948 Mexico)

Prelude in E major Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Giga from suite in a minor Download TEF-file      Sounds quite baroque and I had it in my classical section under Silvius Leopold Weiss before I was corrected.  (?Gigue)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Estrelita Download TEF-file   Beautiful melody!  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file

Mexican Scerino Download TEF-file   Beautiful melody  DropD     Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Prat, Domingo

Charcarera Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Ramirez, Ariel (b.1921- Argentina)

Alfonsina And The Sea Download TEF-file   Very beautiful and melancholic piece from a film.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Reis, Dilermando (1916-1977 Brazil)

Uma Valsa E Dois Amores Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Promessa Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Divigando Download TEF-file   A Choro. (?Choro)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Sinhazina Download TEF-file   A beautiful and emotive waltz. Sinhazinha was how the slaves used to call the daughters of the big farmers in brazilian colonial period. (Thanks Ivo) (?Waltz)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Noite De Lune Download TEF-file   Another very beautiful waltz. May be some difficulties furher up the neck - but it´s worth mastering them. (?Waltz)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Riera, Rodrigo (1926-1999 Venezuela)

Cancion Carorena Download TEF-file   Slow and very melodic piece. Some odd fingerings (for me) - may take some time.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Cancion from Little Suite For Guitar Download TEF-file   Also slow, very melodic and quite beautiful.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Rodrigas

Cumparsita Download TEF-file   His arrangement of THE tango! Great!  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Sagreras, Julio Salvador (1879-1942 Spain-Argentina)

Maria Luisa Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file

Sonatina Download TEF-file   Very medlodic, very beautiful!  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file

El Colibri Download TEF-file   This one is for all of you who like it F A S T !!  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file

Spanish Waltz Download TEF-file   Sounds more south american than spanish to me. Not hard to learn (?Waltz)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Salinas, Francisco (Mexico)

Tremolo Sobre La Cuarta Download TEF-file   In the rythm of a waltz with the tremolo in the lower voice.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Savio, Isaias (1902-1977 Uruguay-Brazil)

Cajita De Musica Download TEF-file   Piece around a simple melody, like a musicbox.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Semenzato, Domingos

Divigando Download TEF-file   A beautiful Choro. Nice Rhythm and bass lines. (?Choro)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887-1959 Brazil)

Etude No.2 Download TEF-file   (?Etude)  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Etude No.1 Download TEF-file   (?Etude)     Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Choros No.1 Download TEF-file   Of all the guitar music of Villa-Lobis this one is my favorite. (?Choro)     Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Prelude No.1 Download TEF-file   Starts easy, gets tricky and sounds great. (?Prelude)     Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
Samba LeLe Download TEF-file   Very regonizable melody, sound somewhat ringing. DropD  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
 
Suite Populaire Brasilienne:
Four very nice choros-like pieces, finally complete. (?Choro)
 
1. Mazurka Choros Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
2. Scotish Choros Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
3. Valsa Choros Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
4. Gavotta Choros Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file
5. Chorinho Download TEF-file    Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file


Violla, Salvador

Nostalgia Download TEF-file   A slow and melancholic waltz.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



de Vittorio, Roberto (Argentina)

Variationes sobre Marcelono Pan y Vino Download TEF-file   Some variations over a simple theme. Fun to play.  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file



Zenamon, Jaime Mirtenbaum (*1953, Bolivia)

Carta De Amor Download TEF-file   Short, not hard and very romantic - beautiful!  Play/download MIDI-file  Download PDF-file





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