The final volume in Frederick Noad’s Guitar Anthology series brings us up to the Romantic period, with works by Jose Ferrer, Napoleon Coste, Francisco Tarrega . The Romantic Guitar by Frederick M. Noad, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Like the other books in the series, the romantic guitar anthology is an . My first guitar books were Frederick Noad’s “Solo Guitar Playing” (book.

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Want to Read saving…. The introductory text and study notes accompanying each piece give a frederjck of biographical, technical, and stylistic information. Noad, though that may be streatching it a bit to label Granados as “romantic. Don’t show me this again. When I got mine the internet did not exist so it was worth it. I regularly sight read pieces in the first three but really haven’t found this one to be as interesting or enjoyable. Prachi Maheshwari marked it as to-read Jun 04, Elmar teh it really liked it Mar 04, Superspink added it Jan 05, I’d like to complete the anthology, but I’m wondering if it has anything that I can’t just find for free on the interweb.

Description This anthology of solos, duets and songs, covering four centuries of composers for the guitar and lute family, from the first printed works of Luis Milan in to the culmination of the Romantic era, gives an historical and musical insight into each important period, and increases the basic repertory for teachers and amateurs.

The Romanic Guitar, the Frederick Noad Guitar Anthology

He was a prof at Cal State Fullerton, and always added a little something in the way of background and performance notes. Open Preview See a Hte But if you like those little comments, fingering hints, and performance tips and if you can afford it go with Noad’s compilations.


Coffeemachtspass added it Dec 30, naod Deb rated it it was amazing Apr 08, But even so, I’d still recommend the book just because of Noad’s comments. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Board index All times are UTC. The first few pages, the introduction, are rather intersting as Noad gives a brief history of the romantic period, with black and white illistrations of concert halls and royalty that some composers in this book played about.

All in all, it is a wonderful anthology, containing standard classics we have all grown fond of as guitarists.

Though all the pieces in the anthology are in the PD somewhere, some are hard to find, like a couple of Broca pieces, some are actually to my knowledge to be found elsewhere except in the Noad Romantic Anthology.

I’m not at home at the moment so I haven’t got my or rather my employer’s copy of the book available but I don’t think there are much music in the book you can’t find cheaper somewhere else.

Khoakhoa rated it really liked it Aug 23, Taken from original sources, and carefully fingered for the modern player, the transcriptions are as faithful as possible to the original while at the same time offering a practical performing score. I’m mostly insterested in the Tarrega stuff in it, although there are always other “hard to find” gems that appear in Noad’s books. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website.

The Romantic Guitar Contents

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Diana marked it as to-read Jan 22, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Published January 1st by Amsco Music first published December 31st I was cleaning up and bumped into my Romantic Guitar Anthology.

Over 50 pieces for all levels include Fantasia, Greensleeves, La Rossignol and many more. Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. Obregon, for example, is a guitar composer I haven’t fond anywhere, online or in books except in the Noad. The pieces are graded in difficulty, including pieces for beginners as well as others suitable for the concert stage. To ask other readers questions about The Romantic Guitarplease sign up.


Overall I would say that he didn’t really have a great taste in picking out a musically ‘variety’ with the exception of the ‘gems’ and rarely known piecesbut from the educational standpoint he did a great job in creating a good starting point for repertoire, history, as well as techniques for the classical guitar and the respective eras.

I have the other 3 in the anthology and have been “itching” to get the final 4th book “The Romantic Guitar” by Noad. The book contains pages and 99 pages are mostly short, cute and charming salon type music that is all self explanitory.

The music of Coste, Tarrega, Mertz and Madame Pratten who kept the guitar alive in the 19th century in the face of competition from the pianoforte.

That said I am glad I own it for the insights and info. Classical Guitar Skip to content. The Romantic Guitar by Frederick Noad. Noad’s program notes are within the pages as usual, but the pieces, IMHO, are not virtuosic concert works from the 19th century.

Plus as a bonus there is an option to buy hoad book with a CD, or cassette!

Classical Guitar

Books by Frederick Noad. If all you want is sheet music, you can get that online. Gretchen marked it as to-read Aug 11,