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Independence Study No1 (Guitar Duet)

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Rock and Pop Music

This piece is called an independence study because both guitars have parts which require fingers held in static position while others move. It should be played legato throughout by holding all notes as long as possible. It may not be suitable for very young children with small hands, but can be used safely with older students. It has a contemporary feel about it and the two guitars "swap parts" to share the technical workout. The piece is suitable for group tuition or for teacher pupil duet!

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