Guitar Pastime Suite In Four Movements



Title: Guitar Pastime Suite in four movements

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Buy all four movements of Guitar Pastime Suite as a bundle, for the price of three.

This suite features two guitarists in two slightly differently voiced roles, where Guitar 1 is playing a more “major tonality” role, whereas Guitar 2 plays more in a “minor tonality”. The guitar parts offer note reading, rhythm playing and a lot of space for solos and cadenzas.

In the first movement, Pick Your Point, both guitars share the presentation of the theme, and take turns for solistic apperances. Part two, Tic Tac Toe, features the “major guitar”, and part three, Past Masters, is featuring the “minor guitar”. The two guitarists unite in presenting the theme and taking turns soloing again in the fourth part, Juggling.

For detailed information about the different movements, such as ranges, reed section settings, difficulty rating and playing time – and to see excerpts from the scores – look under each respective product.

Soloist(s) or feature: Guitar 1 in movement 1, 2 and 4; Guitar 2 in movement 1,3 and 4.
Reed setting: Varies. See the respective product for information.
Rhythm section setting: 2 Electric guitars; piano (both electric and regular); bass (preferably electric); drum set.
Lead Tp max range:  See the respective part for information. Trumpets double on Flügelhorns in some movements.
Notated tempo (bpm):

Part 1 Pick Your Point: Half note 104-106.

Part 2 Tic Tac Toe: Quarter note 100-104.

Part 3 Past Masters: Quarter note 116-118.

Part 4 Juggling: Quarter note 150-156.

Approx. playing time: For the whole suite ca. 23-24 minutes, depending on tempos, eventual repeats and cadenzas.
Difficulty (1 very easy to 10 very hard): 7



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