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Stanley Yates
En mode: 22 Easy Character Pieces for Guitar

Stanley Yates Series, Mel Bay Publications Inc., 2001, 23 pages.
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"a very useful and inspiring collection....
each piece being a pleasure to play" 

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En Mode is a set of 22 easy character pieces for guitar with a light contemporary flavor, "in the style of..." The intention has been to provide early students with pieces that cover a wider range of musical genres than is usually found in traditional "accessible" repertoire. Some of the pieces are grouped into suites appropriate for performance ("Three Japanese Pieces" and "Short Suite in Baroque Style"); other performance groupings are possible. The pieces are presented in progressive order.

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"an important new addition to the literature
...heartily recommended"
Guitart International Magazine

"a very useful and inspiring collection....
each piece being a pleasure to play" 

Classical Guitar Magazine

 

Contents

1. Prelude
2. Valse Russe
3. Folksong
4. Old Dance
5. Musett
Three Japanese Pieces:
6. Koto
7. Taiko
8. Jasmine
Short Suite in Baroque Style:
9. Prelude
10. Allemanda
11. Sarabanda
12. Gavotta
13. Giga
14. Villanella
15. Tango antigua
16. Polka
17. Malaguenesca
18. Processional
19. Mode bulgaro
20. Amazonia
21. Tango nuevo
22. Short Blues