Lawrence Long with Guitar

Lawrence W. Long’s dynamic

personality exudes through his composing. While his pieces are primarily written in a light classical style, they often feature popular sounding melodies and elements, making them pleasing to the ear. Most of Long’s original compositions require a beginner to intermediate skill level to learn, and many have tablature notation included in the sheet music.

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Jingle Bells 2017 by Lawrence Long

La Falda Bailante by Lawrence Long

Soliloquy by Lawrence Long

October Rain by Lawrence Long

  • Love of My Life

    Lawrence Long's "Love of My Life" is a romantic piece written to Birdie Long, wife of Lawrence Long. It's beautiful melody is flowing with emotion.

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  • The Restless Butterfly

    Lawrence Long's "The Restless Butterfly" is a lively duet written in rhythmic dance style. It was originally composed for guitar and violin.

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  • Folklore In Blue

    Lawrence Long's "Folklore In Blue" is a fun piece set in a "jazzy" blues style. Tablature (TAB) is included in the score.

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Conversation Pieces

This book by Lawrence Long is a collection of short, easy-to-learn guitar solos that sound impressive even when played by the beginning guitar student. The classical/folk style of these works gives the performer something that is fun and exciting to learn, and the listener something that is pleasant to the ear. The works are arranged in order of musical complexity, the last being the most difficult. Written in notation and tablature. Includes access to online audio. Published by Mel Bay and available on Amazon, etc.

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Converstation Pieces Book Cover