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Portrait of Vivaldi

Largo (Antonio Vivaldi) arranged for Solo Guitar by Douglas Niedt

In this standalone arrangement for solo guitar, Doug added bass notes from Vivaldi's bass part plus filled in the harmony from the continuo accompaniment and violin parts. It is beautiful on its own without any accompaniment. However, should you need orchestral accompaniment, Doug provides 10 REAL orchestra tracks at different tempos. And IT'S ALL FREE!
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Canarios free classical guitar sheet music and tab

Canarios (Gaspar Sanz)

Four super arrangements of the song (Williams, Parkening, Bream, and Bonell), videos, a 28-minute video tutorial on adding rasgueados to the piece, the original manuscripts, and lots of fascinating information. Includes standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only. And IT'S ALL FREE!
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Skeelig free classical guitar sheet music and tab

Skellig—The Beautiful Celtic Song (Loreena McKennitt)
arranged by Douglas Niedt

Includes standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only.
PLUS, an annotated version (standard notation and standard notation + tab) with detailed instructions to help you play the piece really well! FREE!
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Girl from Ipanema classical guitar music and tab

Girl from Ipanema—António Carlos Jobim, arranged by Douglas Niedt

The famous song is a bossa nova classic—a gentle fusion of cool jazz and Brazilian samba. It is one of the sexiest songs ever written, a master class in consensual seduction.
Standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only. $10.00
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God Only Knows classical guitar music and tab

God Only Knows—The Beach Boys classic, arranged by Douglas Niedt

Includes the advanced version and an intermediate-level version.
Both in standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only. $10.00
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Angel with Lute, Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring classical guitar music and tab

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring—(J.S. Bach)
arranged by Rick Foster, revised by Douglas Niedt.

Advanced arrangement as played by Christopher Parkening.
Includes standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only. $6.00
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Blackbird classical guitar music and tab

Blackbird—The Paul McCartney (Beatles) classic, arranged by Douglas Niedt

In standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only. $10.00
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Michelle classical guitar music and tab

Michelle—The Beatles classic, arranged by Douglas Niedt

In standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only. $10.00
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Amazing Grace classical guitar music and tab

Amazing Grace—arranged by Douglas Niedt

Doug has TWO amazing arrangements of "Amazing Grace." The Gospel-Blues Version has adventurous harmonies and is for intermediate and advanced players. The Easier Traditional Version is meditative and gentle but powerful.
Standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only. $10.00
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Peter Gunn classical guitar music and tab

PETER GUNN—arranged by Douglas Niedt

The "Theme from Peter Gunn" was cool before cool was invented.
The song is over sixty years old, and it still completely rocks.
Standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only. $10.00
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FREE Classical Guitar CHRISTMAS MUSIC & Tabs

Easy and Intermediate-Level Arrangements for Classical Guitar

Away in a Manger, classical guitar music and tab

Away in a Manger—arranged by Douglas Niedt

This fairly easy-to-play but beautiful arrangement of Away in a Manger is Doug's Christmas gift for you. It is in standard notation and tab. Doug's performance of the carol may be downloaded as a free MP3.
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The First Noel, classical guitar music and tab

The First Noel—arranged by Douglas Niedt

This is one of Doug's favorite Christmas carols. This easy-to-play arrangement is in standard notation and tab. Doug's performance of the arrangement may be downloaded as an MP3. The arrangement and MP3 are free, a Christmas gift to you!
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Greensleeves, What Child is This, classical guitar music and tab

Greensleeves (What Child is This?) arranged by Douglas Niedt.

A gift of Christmas music. Download Doug's classical guitar arrangement of this timeless classic. In addition to the version in standard notation and tab, Doug provides an annotated version with detailed performance instructions on how to play this beautiful Christmas song. The sheet music and MP3 are free. Merry Christmas!
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Silent Night, classical guitar music and tab

Silent Night—arranged by Douglas Niedt

I tried to to make the arrangement easy to play (but still sound full) so it can be learned by Christmas. The sheet music is in standard notation and tab. Also, you may download my recording of this timeless Christmas carol for free. Be sure to read the fascinating story behind the carol.
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We Three Kings, classical guitar music and tab

We Three Kings—arranged by Douglas Niedt

A gift of Christmas music for you. This is an intermediate-level arrangement. Download the arrangement and Doug's performance of this beautiful Christmas song. In standard notation and tab.
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I Saw Three Ships, classical guitar music and tab

I Saw Three Ships arranged by Douglas Niedt.

Doug provides you with three versions of this arrangement. One is an easy-to-play version. He also includes an intermediate version with more adventurous harmonies and a slightly more difficult version with a section in artificial harmonics. Also included are recordings of the three versions.
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Classical Guitar CHRISTMAS MUSIC for Purchase

Sleigh Ride classical guitar music and tab

Sleigh Ride—Leroy Anderson, arranged by Douglas Niedt

You get THREE versions:
Standard Notation, Standard Notation AND Tab, and Tab only (44 pages). $6.00
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Jingle Bells classical guitar music and tab

Jingle Bells—piano arrangement by Doug Hammer, guitar adaptation by Douglas Niedt

You get THREE versions:
Standard Notation, Standard Notation AND Tab, and Tab only (17 pages). $10.00
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In Heavenly Peace Christmas music book, classical guitar music and tab

In Heavenly Peace—14 Christmas songs arranged by Douglas Niedt.

This is a beautifully produced book (in PDF format) of the printed sheet music from Doug's famous Christmas CD, In Heavenly Peace. The arrangements are note-for-note and thoroughly fingered exactly as Doug plays them on the recording, no compromises!
Includes standard notation, standard notation + tab, and tab only (105 pages). $21.95
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O Come O Come Emmanuel classical guitar music and tab

O Come O Come Emmanuel, arranged by Douglas Niedt

Included is an easier version and an advanced version. Both are in standard notation, standard notation + tab, and an annotated score with detailed performance instructions.
PLUS, you receive four detailed instructional videos to help you learn to play the piece really well. 33 pages. $6.00
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Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella, classical guitar music and tab

Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella (Un Flambeau, Jeanette, Isabelle in French), arranged by Douglas Niedt

Includes standard notation, standard notation + tab, PLUS an annotated score with detailed performance instructions in standard notation + tab (23 pages). $6.00
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In Heavenly Peace Christmas music book, classical guitar music and tab

Cradle Song—Traditional Flemish Carol, arranged by Douglas Niedt.

The arrangement of this Flemish traditional carol is based on a choral arrangement by John Rutter. Includes standard notation, standard notation + tab, a video, and mp3 (9 pages). $6.00
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In the Bleak Midwinter, Version 1, classical guitar music and tab

In the Bleak Midwinter, Version No. 1—Gustav Holst, arranged by Douglas Niedt.

Classical composer Gustav Holst wrote this beautiful version in 1906. Includes a notation key, standard notation, standard notation + tab and mp3. $6.00
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Douglas Who?

Douglas Niedt, guitarist

Douglas Niedt is a successful concert and recording artist and highly respected master classical guitar teacher with 50 years of teaching experience. He is Associate Professor of Music (retired), at the Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Missouri-Kansas City and a Fellow of the Henry W. Bloch School of Management—Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Doug studied with such diverse masters as Andrés Segovia, Pepe Romero, Christopher Parkening, Narciso Yepes, Oscar Ghiglia, and Jorge Morel. Therefore, Doug provides solutions for you from a variety of perspectives and schools of thought.

He gives accurate, reliable advice that has been tested in performance on the concert stage that will work for you at home.

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