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Ok...I enrolled into a guitar class and need to audition with 2 pieces of contrasting classical guitar pieces...I'm thinking one will be Canon in D but need a contrasting one too I guess. I'd also appreciate it if the songs were a bit easier to learn and are shorter in length. I also can't read music so I dunno if that'll be a problem in my intro to classical guitar class. Thanks in advance. And tips on songs?
 

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Hmmm

Not that I am any great font of information. The canon style of the Baroque period is a layered repeated or key shifted/time shifted style. Baroque also is noted for sharply played single notes more than sliding notes (best demonstrated on violin).

According to the Wiki this is a seperate period of music from "classical".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baroque_music

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_period_(music)

Both these are different from "Classical Guitar"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_guitar

:D ALL that said, I would suggest:

http://www.jonathancoulton.com/2007/10/15/portal-the-skinny/
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/tabs/p/portal/portal_ending_song_crd.htm

Or if something more involved is needed:

http://www.fretplay.com/tabs/w/williams_mason/classical_gas-tab.shtml

or this piece that is transcendent of and then back into western culture and music:

http://agutie.homestead.com/files/Inca_Music.htm
(yes, there are complete tabs/sheet music about the net, just gotta google it, this page is good for showing how diverse the song has become over the past century)

:/ good luck dude, do let us know what you decide to go with.
 

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If you could read music I would suggest getting a copy of one of the grades from Royal Conservatory's guitar books.
They cover a range of styles & style periods, and the books are arranged in that fashion, so contrasting pieces of varying degrees of difficulty are easy to find. And the arrangements are quite well done--but as for not reading music-well I think that's covered.
 

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Ok...I enrolled into a guitar class and need to audition with 2 pieces of contrasting classical guitar pieces...I'm thinking one will be Canon in D but need a contrasting one too I guess. I'd also appreciate it if the songs were a bit easier to learn and are shorter in length. I also can't read music so I dunno if that'll be a problem in my intro to classical guitar class. Thanks in advance. And tips on songs?
Carlo Domeniconi - Koyunbaba is a good choice as a modern piece in complete contrast to Bach. Scordatura, tuned to C#G#C#G#C#E
It comes in three parts so pick one.
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BElCtsfpkA8)
This movement is a piece of cake once you get the basic flow going but sounds impressive.
Here's part I, which is also not as hard as it sounds: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sO_AnebEXY

How's your tremolo? Barrios - Sueno en la Floresta? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrmaMV0Ik5c)

Easier pieces? How about some Leo Brouwer? Un Dia De Noviembre is pretty easy.

But you have to audition for lessons?
 

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I just noticed that the original post is over a year old so I'm wondering what you went with and how it went.
 

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