Unruhe by Johann Kaspar Mertz

Unruhe by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856). From Bardenklänge, Op.13, Héft (Book) 2, No.2. PDF sheet music for classical guitar. Includes both a notation-only edition and tab edition. The level is late-intermediate to early-advanced (grade 8) depending on the tempo. This is a PDF Download.

PDF Sheet Music (Free until Oct. 20th, 2021)

This exciting work is from Mertz’s Bardenklänge (Bardic Sounds) collection. Unruhe translates to restlessness. Mertz was very influenced by the great composers of his day, in particular Liszt, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Schumann. In this work I really hear more of the rhapsodic nature of Liszt. It’s amazing how well this work technically sits on the guitar while sounding quite extroverted. Video Lesson Link.

Sheet Music and Tab Samples and Promotional Cover

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