David Solomons

singer, one-man choir, guitarist and composer

19 Feb 2012, Article
Yiddish folk songs for mezzo soprano, flute, cello and guitar
My arrangements of four Yiddish folksongs are now being performed by the group in Santiago, Chile, for whom they were written: Carla Moraga and the Cámara Klezmer Trío. I have included the lively "Oyfn Yam" (= on the sea) as the sound sample for the score of all four songs here on MusicaNeo :  Score and sound sample Three, and eventually all four, performances can also be heard on the myspace page of Cámara Klezmer Trío  here
13 Feb 2012, Article
Dreaming - an atmospheric orchestration with narrated poem and guitar solo
The score and parts can be obtained here  Dreaming Here is a video based on my performance of the piece, with scenery from a friend's house and garden:
06 Feb 2012, Article
Two songs by Thomas Moore arranged for voice and guitar
Here are a couple of arrangements of Irish songs that may appeal to singers and classical guitarists Believe me if all those endearing young charms  Score and mp3 The Meeting of the Waters    Score and mp3 Enjoy :-)
03 Feb 2012, Article
Si la noche - Renaissance song arranged for alto and guitar
This song of longing was originally written for vihuela and voice by Diego Pisador. It is one of my first arrangements for alto voice and guitar, and you can hear me sing it here: The score is available here: Si La Noche
01 Feb 2012, Article
Variations on Adon Olam - a lovely performance
Score available here  Variations on Adon Olam I've written several pieces for this excellent group, who plan to perform them all over the next year. Watch this space...
31 Jan 2012, Article
Prayer before the Close of Day for tuba and euphonium quartet
Beautiful performance by Tubalaté of my piece "Prayer before the Close of Day" Score and parts at http://dwsolo.musicaneo.com/sheetmusic/sm-85698_prayer_before_the_close_of_day__tub... This performance by Tubalaté of Prayer before the close of day is available on the CD "Move" see Les Neish's website for more details:  http://www.tuba-artist.com/shop/tubalate-c-167_174.html I composed the music especially at Tubalaté's request,  since they needed ...
28 Jan 2012, Article
Details for wind quintet
I wrote "Details" initially as a duo for violin and guitar back in 1976, but this wind quintet recreation of the piece is great fun and would make a splendid addition to your repertoire. This video here is based on an electronic preview (because the only live recording, by the Thalia Quintet back in the 1990s, went missing). The Score and Parts are available at MusicaNeo on Serenade and Details for wind quintet
23 Jan 2012, Article
Dodo Titite - free downloads of music for flute and guitar, for disaster relief
The score can be obtained here  Music for Haitian disaster relief The original performances can be heard in sequence in this video:
20 Jan 2012, Article
Japanese Song
Many years ago, while I was still at University, I wrote this piece for a friend who is now a very high ranking Japanese diplomat - and who still remembers it! I hope you enjoy it and that some of you would like to perform it yourselves. The score is  The score is here
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17 Jan 2012, Article
Wine and water
Among the many pieces I have recently uploaded to MusicaNeo is this rather sweet setting of a satirical poem by G K Chesterton, in which the main subject is Noah's predilection for wine (I don't care where the water goes, if it doesn't get into the wine...). I also made a video for this song - Video of Wine and Water It is one of the first songs I ever composed. The original version is available here at Wine and Water on MusicaNeo It is for voice with optional ...
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