Douglas Niedt

Guitar Technique Tip of the Month

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Douglas Niedt, classical guitarist




Since Christmas is right around the corner, this month's technique tip comes with this very nice arrangement of the traditional Flemish carol Cradle Song. I have included two versions of the score, a video of me playing it, and an mp3 of my performance. All are downloadable. Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!

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CRADLE SONG

Flemish Traditional Carol



Cradle Song Christmas carol arranged for classical guitar by Douglas Niedt


Cradle Song is a Flemish traditional carol. My arrangement for guitar of this beautiful Christmas carol is based on a choral arrangement by John Rutter.

WATCH ME PLAY THE CAROL.

Be sure to watch the video on full screen. Click the symbol to the right of "HD" in the lower right-hand corner after the video begins playing. Hit escape "ESC" on your keyboard to return to normal viewing.

If you would like, you may download the video the video from this page.

THE MUSIC PACKAGE

The sheet music package includes:

  • The score in standard notation.
  • The score in standard notation PLUS TAB.
  • Notation key.
  • A recording (mp3) of me playing the song. May be downloaded to all your devices.
  • A video of me performing the song. It may be downloaded to all your devices.
DOWNLOAD THE PACKAGE NOW.
The link will take you to the Cradle Song folder on Dropbox (you do NOT need a Dropbox account to access the files).
You may download the sheet music only or the video and mp3 too.

Sound File (mp3): Doug Performs Cradle Song

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Cradle Song (Flemish Traditional Carol) Douglas Niedt, Guitar

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