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Ben performs Randy Newman's
In Germany Before the War

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BOOKS
  • Easy Classical Guitar Recital (Book and CD)
    Easy Classical Guitar Recital (Book and CD)
  • Some Towns and Cities
    Some Towns and Cities
  • The Essentials of Classical Guitar with Benjamin Verdery [VHS]
    The Essentials of Classical Guitar with Benjamin Verdery [VHS]
  • Instrumental Influences: Reflections on the Classical Guitar From the Instrument's Most Influential Performers and Pedagogues
    Instrumental Influences: Reflections on the Classical Guitar From the Instrument's Most Influential Performers and Pedagogues

Compositions

A prolific composer, many of Benjamin Verdery's compositions have been performed, recorded and published over the years. Now many selected works are available here.

Solo Classical Guitar

DY = published by Les Éditions Doberman-Yppan
A = published by Alfred Music

Title Publication Information   BUY
Actions From Easy Classical Guitar Recitals (A)

Be Kind All The Time
From Start Now; Electric classical guitar, digital delay and loop device, chopsticks, paperclips and slide written for Mesut Ozgen
   
Capitola, CA
From Some Towns and Cities (A)

Chicago, IL
From Some Towns and Cities (A)

Eleven Etudes
1. Let Go  2. Now You See It, Now You Don't, Now You Do 3. Worry Knot 4. Cause and Effect 5. Passing 6. Monkey Mind 7. Start Now 8.Greed 9.Things Aren't Always What They Seem 10.Returning 11.Home is Here.  From Start Now (DY)

In Memory
three movements
   
Keanae, HI
See also Guitar Duos;  From Some Towns and Cities (A)
 
Mahalo
Written for and recorded by Jeff Peterson
   
Kahealani
Jeff Peterson Productions
   
Midnight Mango
     
Milwaukee, WI
From Some Towns and Cities (A)
 
New York, NY
From Some Towns and Cities (A)
 
Now and Ever
With capo - written for and recorded by David Russell;
For David (TelArc Records) (A)
   
Philippe's Center
Electric classical guitar, digital delay, spider capo
   
Prelude and Wedding Dance
From Ufonia and Start Now (DY)
 
Satyagraha
From Soepa and Start Now (DY)
 
Tears for Peace
Three movements; From Start Now

 
Tread Lightly for You
Tread on My Dreams

From Happy Here

 

 

Solo Non-Classical Guitar

A Ghost in Cordoba
Cavaquinho and ebow; From Start Now

 
Fix the Funk
Solo baja guitar; From Start Now
   
San Francisco, CA
Solo harp guitar; From Some Towns and Cities
   
Sarabane for Tony Williams
Steel - string guitar
   
The Bay
From Start Now
   
The Estuary
12-string electric guitar, classical guitar and loop device; From Start Now
   
The Healing
Elecric guitar
   
Ua Apuakea
Double-neck ukelele; From Ufonia