RICHARD CHARLTON

Guitarist/Composer

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Music for Solo Guitar
Code Description $ each Qty.
SG1 AFTERTHOUGHTS (COLLECTED THOUGHTS) - Both the Afterthoughts Series in one volume plus other solos - (Grade level 3 to 8), ISMN 979-0-720079-059, Listed in the AMEB syllabus. $32.00
SG2 IMPRESSIONS FROM THE DREAMTIME (a five movement suite - Intermediate to Advanced Level) $25.00
SG3 THE BLACK COCKATOO (COLLECTED THOUGHTS) - contained in Collected Thoughts with both Afterthoughts Series (see SG1 above / Intermediate level) $32.00
SG4 CLOUDFORMS A four movement suite - Advanced Level (dedicated to Phillip Houghton) $20.00
SG5 VALSES MELODIQUE (The Verdery Guitar Series Intermediate level, published by Frederick Harris Music) - OUT OF PRINT but available as PDF via email. $20.00
SG6 FANTASIES FAIRIES & FOLKTALES - Five solos based on folksongs of the British Isles - Contains Turloughs Ghosts, premiered at the 2003 Sonorities Festival in Belfast. (Intermediate to Advanced level) $25.00
SG7 KINGFISHER DANCES - Commissioned by the Tyalgum Festival for Karin Schaupp / Advanced Level. $22.00
SG8 A SHORT WALK IN A RAIN FOREST - for Jose Maria Gallardo del Rey commissioned by the Darwin International Guitar Festival for the XXVIIeme Semaine Internationale de guitar de Paris - (1996) Published by NTUniPrint / Distributed by Warner/Chappell. $22.00
SG9 SOLILOQUIES & SONATAS - Four concert works, including Surface Tension commissioned by Tim Kain (other works, The Machine Stops, Soliloquy, Sonata Europa - Advanced Level) $32.00
SG10 FOUR AUSTRALIAN FOLK SONGS (Intermediate to Advanced) The Overlander, Moreton Bay, Click Go the Shears, Waltzing Matilda $20.00
SG11 CELEBRI CANZONI Eleven Italian Folksongs arranged for guitar solo, duo & trio (Intermediate to Advanced Level) $32.00
SG12 SUITE LATINA (Intermediate to Advanced) Preludio, Tango in the Dark, Cancion de la Rosa, Valse by Moonlight (composed for Oliver Fartach-Naini) $25.00
SG18 SONATA OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS - Commissioned by Timothy Kain & premiered at the 2016 Taranaki Guitar Summer School. A four movt, work with scordatura - E,G#,C#,g,b,e (advanced level, score & performance part) $42.00
SG13 FIVE TEN & FIFTEEN - Five Short Pieces, Ten Exotic Preludes & Fifteen Elementary Studies - Beginner to intermediate level (some AMEB listed) $32.00
SG14 SOUTHERN CROSS DREAMING Tremolo solo as featured on the Katie Noonan-Karin Schaupp CD, 'Songs of the Southern Skies'. Sent as a PDF only. $12.00
SG15 A SUITE OF MEMORIES Commissioned & based on ideas by Chris Loney. A four movement suite of medium difficulty. $25.00
SG16 SIX LULLABIES from around the world - Arranged for Karin Schaupp - numbers 2 to 6 are recorded on Cradle Songs ABC Classics $20.00
SG17 BLACK OPAL PRELUDE - Commissioned as a set work for the 2014 Adelaide International Guitar Competition. Advanced level - Sent as a PDF only. $12.00
Music for Guitar Duo; with voice or with other Instruments
Code Description $ each Qty.
DG1 SIMPLY DUOS - Elementary level (10 simple guitar duos for beginners - Lord of the Dance, Greensleeves, Australian folk songs, Scarborough Fair, Skye Boat song & others) $22.00
DG2 FOUR DUOS - easy to medium difficulty (composed as HSC. repertoire) $22.00
DG3 NIGHTSONGS (Four Collected Guitar Duos) Medium to Advanced level - Refractions, Romanza, Nightsongs & Spiral Ellipse. commissioned by various Australian Duos - score & parts $32.00
DG4 SONATA - for Flute & Guitar (Score & Parts) commissioned by the Marshall/Hohauser duo - Advanced level, 3 movts $39.95
DG5 THREE SENTIMENTAL SCENES - for flute & Guitar (score & parts) For the Byzantine/Mallon Duo - Intermediate to Advanced $32.00
DG7 TONIGHT AT NOON - for Soprano, Clarinet & Guitar (Advanced) $22.00
DG8 DUST ON A BUTTERFLYS WING - for Soprano & GUITAR. (a cycle of 7 songs) Published by REED MUSIC - commissioned by Radio 2MBS-FM - advanced $39.95
DG9 CARPENTARIA - suite for guitar & percussion (marimba, vibraphone, etc.) commissioned by Craig Ogden & Paul Tanner (3 mvts) $39.95
DG10 STATUES - a cycle of 5 songs for medium voice & piano. Commissioned by the Grevillea Ensemble and based on a Kenneth Slessor poem. $39.95
DG11 SIX QUARKS - Six duets commissioned by the Duo Agostino. Based on the nature of sub-atomic particles. (Advanced level) $32.00
DG8B DUST ON A BUTTERFLYS WING - for Soprano & PIANO. (a cycle of 7 songs) Published by REED MUSIC - commissioned by Radio 2MBS-FM - advanced $39.95
DG12 NIGHT RAIN IN A TROPICAL GARDEN - for Violin & Guitar (commissioned by John Couch & Judith Hickel) Two movts. Advanced level, score & parts - recorded on the CD "Ask Me Tomorrow" (John Couch) $32.00
DG13 TWO GUITARS DINE OUT - A musical Degustation in six courses. Commissioned by the Brew Duo /Advanced level $32.00
DG6A SONGS OF THE TIDE - for Mezzo Soprano & PIANO (cycle of 3 songs) Intermediate to Advanced - ideal HSC repertoire / published by REED MUSIC $39.95
DG6 SONGS OF THE TIDE - for Mezzo Soprano & GUITAR (cycle of 3 songs) Intermediate to Advanced - ideal HSC repertoire / published by REED MUSIC $39.95
DG14 ALONG PARALLEL LINES - a concert guitar duo commissioned by Oliver Fartach-Naini & Lee Song-Ou (advanced level) $32.00
Music for Guitar Ensemble & Mandolin Ensemble
Code Description $ each Qty.
EG1 QUARTET No. 1 in D - for the Sydney Guitar Quartet standard guitars (3 movts - full score with parts - Intermediate to Advanced) $32.00
EG2 IMPROMPTUS (Guitar Quartet No. 2) For the Sydney Guitar Quartet ( 5 short movts. / Intermediate to advanced - full score with parts) $30.00
EG3 STONEWORKS (Guitar Quartet No. 7) For SAFFIRE the Australian Guitar Quartet (Advanced level / 4 movts - standard guitars or 4th gu 8 string - score & parts) $40.00
EG4 QUARTET No. 4 standard guitars (For the Sydney Guitar Quartet) (4 movts. Intermediate to Advanced / score & parts) $32.00
EG5 DANCES FOR THE RAINBOW SERPENT commissioned by Guitar Trek for Requinto, standard, baritone & bass guitars (score & parts) $32.00
EG6A PHANTASY VARIATIONS / SCORE & PARTS - for large ensemble of standard guitars commissioned by the Sydney Guitar Summer School 1985 Intermediate $39.95
EG7 FIGURE EIGHT - for ensemble of Requintos, Standards & bass. Published by Fretful Music in IMAGES (including works by Carr-Boyd & Keane) commissioned by the Cranbrook Guitar Ensemble $32.00
EG8A THE ARROW OF TIME / score & parts - for large guitar ensemble. commissioned by WA Combined Schools Guitar Ensemble $40.00
EG9 GIPSIES & VAGABONDS (extra! from the Latin Quarter) Two pieces by the Gipsy Kings arranged for guitar ensemble - Inspiration & Moorea / intermediate level / Score & Parts $32.00
EG10 MERENGUE & LIVEWIRE - for ensemble of standard guitars & bass; for the Ascham School Guitar Orchestra (medium difficulty) Previously published by Fretful Music in CONTEMPORARY MOODS $22.00
EG11 THREE PIECES - for ensemble of standard Guitars & Bass. Partial Eclipse, March Antico, Viva Jujuy Score & Parts (easy to medium difficulty) $32.00
EG12 FIRST ENCOUNTERS & GHOST GUM DREAMING - Two pieces for beginner guitar group & teacher. (uses some prepared guitars & wooden pegs) Score & Parts $30.00
EG13 SONG FOR MADELEINE - for guitar trio (medium to advanced) score & parts (in memory of Maddy Young) $22.00
EG14 THREE DISTRACTIONS - for orchestra of requintos, standard guitars & bass. (score and parts) commissioned by Cranbrook Guitar Ensemble (medium level, 3 movts, duration 12 mins. Published by Fretful Music) $32.00
EG15 RAINSONG - for Guitar Quartet, Soprano, Flute & Cello (score & parts) commissioned by 1999 Darwin Guitar Festival $32.00
EG16 THE LATIN QUARTER - Arrangements & original compositions for guitar ensemble with a Latin flavour - medium level. (contains Rumba Flamenca & Meridian) $32.00
EG17 CLASSICAL CORNER - Arrangements for Guitar trio & quartet. With music by Beethoven, Dvorak, Schubert, Vivaldi & others / easy to intermediate level $32.00
EG18 RHAPSODY - a three movt concerto for guitar duo with large guitar orchestra. Commissioned by ZOO Duo, JGO & Guitarstrophie. solo parts - advanced / orch parts - intermediate level $65.00
EG19 DANCES FOR THE MANDOLIN & THE MOON - a single movt. work for mandolin orchestra. Commissioned by the Australian Mandolin Music Assoc. score & parts - intermediate to advanced level $40.00
EG20 THE ADVENTURES OF THE DUYFKEN - a four movement work for Mandolin Orchestra. Commissioned by the Australian Mandolin Music Assoc. Intermediate to advanced / score & parts $60.00
EG21 A DAY AT THE CIRCUS - a four movement work for Mandolin Orchestra. Commissioned by the Australian Mandolin Music Assoc. Intermediate to advanced / score & parts $60.00
EG22 JOURNEYS & VOYAGES - Commissioned by the Classical Guitar Society, Sydney for the 20th Anniversary 2011. For large guitar ensemble in 5 parts with bass & percussion / Three movements - full score & parts. $40.00
EG23 GREAT BARRIER - Commissioned by the Townsville Guitar Orchestra, for ensemble of standard guitars in 3 parts plus bass. Four movements - score & parts /Intermediate $60.00
EG24 OTHER DIMENSIONS - Commissioned by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. A three movement work for guitar ensemble in 3 parts, double bass and percussion. Advanced Tertiary level - score & parts $45.00
EG26 CAPRICORN SKIES (Guitar quartet no. 6) - Commissioned by Guitar Trek. A large five movement work for Treble, two standard guitars and acoustic bass. Advanced level, score & parts. (contains "Sky for Dreaming") $45.00
EG25 INNER VOICES - commissioned by the New York City Guitar Orchestra. A guitar ensemble work in two movements designed for mixed abilities. Intermediate to Advanced (in 7 parts) $40.00
EG27 DREAMS & DANCES ON MORETON BAY - for four guitars, as recorded by Guitar Trek on their Anniversary CD "Six Fish". Originally commissioned by Matthew Bolliger for the Recycled Instrument Project. $32.00
EG28 THE JOURNEY OF LIGHT & SHADE - Commissioned by Christian Moritz for the Jugend Gitarren Orchester Hamburg. Published by Trekel Music T5188. Score & parts - 3 x standard guitars & bass. (Intermediate to advanced level) $39.95
Music for Choir & Songs for Children
Code Description $ each Qty.
CH1 ALL THE MICE GO CLANG! - Six songs for young voices (Primary school choirs) features "The Mystery of the Missing Bone" (Old Mother Hubbard) & "Jibber Jabber" (On the Ning, Nang, Nong) $32.00
CH2 BLAKESONGS - five SATB settings of the poetry of William Blake. Texts taken from the Songs of Innocence & Experience, Milton & the Auguries of Innocence. (Features "To See a World") $39.95
CH3 TYGER - an SA setting of the famous William Blake poem. Adapted from the "Blakesongs" collection. Suitable for upper primary - delivered as a PDF. $10.00
CH4 FALLING STARS - commissioned for the 125th Anniversary of Ascham School. SSA setting of a RM Rilke poem. Piano accompaniment or with percussion and strings. (parts on request) $32.00
CH5 THE BIRDS GO BY - commissioned by C Shepard for the Worcester Chorus (USA). Text by J Shaw Neilson, SATB & piano. $32.00
CH6 THE NORTH SHIP - SSA, text by Philip Larkin. Commissioned by C Shepard. For female choir and piano or with clarinet and strings. (parts available on request) $32.00
CH7 TO SEE A WORLD - an SSA arrangement of the original SATB version from the collection, "Blakesongs". Delivered as a PDF only. $10.00
Music for Guitar with Orchestra
Code Description $ each Qty.
OG1A SERENADE / full score & parts - for Guitar & String Orchestra (7 mins) Full score & one set of parts with multiple copying license. $40.00
OG1B SERENADE - Guitar part and Piano Reduction of the orchestra parts (Guitar & Strings) $20.00
OG2A MOSAIC / Full Score - for Guitar, Strings & Percussion (12 mins.) commissioned by the 1995 Darwin International Guitar Festival Orchestra Full Score /Parts available for sale or hire on request. $39.95
OG2B MOSAIC / solo part & piano reduction - for Guitar, Strings & Percussion (12 mins.) commissioned by the 1995 Darwin International Guitar Festival Orchestra Parts available for sale or hire on application. $39.95
OG3A RHAPSODY duo concerto - a three movt concerto for guitar duo & chamber orchestra. Arranged from the original guitar ensemble version. solo parts advanced - Solo parts and full score. Orchestra parts available for sale or hire on request $60.00
CDs for sale (others by request)
Code Description $ each Qty.
CD1 FRETERNITY - music for guitar ensemble - Keane, Charlton, Houghton,de Monchaux, O\'Donoghue & Carr-Boyd. A seminal collection of Australian guitar ensemble music. $25.00
CD2 SYDNEY GUITAR TRIO - one hour to madness & joy - features The Divine Guitar plus music by Houghton, Handel, Holley & Chadwick $25.00
CD3 UNDER THE SAME SKY - duo Agostino - music by Brouwer, Machado, Houghton, Diego Pujol & Charlton - recorded by John Taylor in the UK - has Romanza, Spiral Ellipse. $25.00
CD4 CANTO ANTIGO - Folk songs from around the world (Zia Shin, Violin, Oliver Fartach-Naini & Lee Song Ou, guitars) features Three Klezmer Pieces and Catalan song arrangements. $25.00
The following works are available from their respective distributors (as indicated)

THRENODY FOR CHERNOBYL (From Australian Guitar Solos ed. Vella)
Published by Currency Press, Distributed by Warner/ Chappell

BERCEUSE ( From "Modern Times" Vol. 5 ed. Brightmore )
Published by Chanterelle ECH 755

CAKEWALK ( From "Modern Times" Vol. 4 ed. Brightmore )
Published by Chanterelle ECH 754