Guitar 3 withTAB part from We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Composer
trad.
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music

This is a fun little arrangement I did for all of my guitar students, meaning that it ranges from absolute beginners, having played only a few months, to my very best students who play quite well. The first guitar is designed to be played by a single guitarist. The introduction solo in this guitar is thought to sound improvised; a bit a-la Mark Knopfler. The other parts can be shared by however many students that suit the part. Just be careful with the balance, as 3rd, 4th and 5th guitars should not drown out the 2nd guitar which most of the way carries the melody. The small solo in the 2nd guitar is a chance for one of the better players to have a shining moment in front of the parents at the christmas recital… Listen to the mp3 for realistic performance. It is just a fast recording I did at home, so don't expect too much. Still Better than MIDI, though

Which method of viewing music should I use?

Score Exchange has two methods to display previews of music: seView which uses regular html and javascipt and the Scorch plug-in from Avid which needs to be downloaded and installed onto your computer. Both have advantages and disadvantages:

seView

seView, is the most compatible option. You should be able to view music on all modern web browsers including most mobile devices. Even if your device does not support javascript you should still be able to preview at least page one of the music.

You do not need to install any additional software to use seView.

Scorch

Scorch is a free plug-in from Avid for displaying and printing music. It can also play the music that you're seeing. As modern web browsers are updated, Scorch is no longer compatible with many browsers. Scorch has never been compatible with mobile devices and some web browsers on Mac computers.

If your web browser does not install Scorch automatically, you can click here to download and install scorch manually.

Static preview

The static preview shows a basic image of the first page.

Interactive preview

The interactive preview also shows a preview of the first page, but it's a bit slower to load. The preview is displayed using the Sibelius Cloud Publishing technology from Avid. With most scores, this technology will provide a higher quality preview, as well as being able to switch to full screen mode and also play the displayed music to you.

Printing after purchase

After you have purchased this item the Cloud Publishing technology is utilised to provide the printing mechanism for the music. As such, we recommend checking that the Interactive Preview displays correctly on your device before committing to a purchase.

Licensing for this music

This part was published on Score Exchange by Thomas Lyng Poulsen. When you buy it, you are granted a license that includes the following:

Sharing the file you download
When you buy the score - make multiple copies
When you buy parts - make multiple copies

For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.