Grade 2 Lesson: Romanze by Mertz

This lesson comes from my new book Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 2 – Seven pieces at the grade two level with dedicated lessons preparing you for each piece.

Romanze by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856) from his Schule für die Guitarre, 1848 – Mertz had a strong sense of melody influenced by some of the great composers he admired and he often made arrangements of works such as Schubert lieder (songs). This work includes his strong sense of melody.

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