Learn to play Cavatina, by Stanley Myers! This is the much-loved theme from the movie, Deer Hunter. It was made famous by guitarist John Williams, and promises to become a permanent addition to the most-loved and most-played classical guitar repertoire. Cavatina is composed of a soaring melody, with broken chord accompaniment supporting it. Due to the bar chords and shifting, this piece is at the advanced level. Some areas will require time and attention. But Cavatina is a joy to craft and polish. This tune makes a wonderful addition to any repertoire collection. It's modern enough to appeal to near everyone, and classical enough to fit alongside other classical guitar favorites. While challenging, Cavatina will become one of your favorite pieces to practice and play, and will hold your interest for years to come.
Includes: 12 Videos
Course Level: ADVANCED
This course is at the ADVANCED level. To play this piece well requires a solid foundation of classical guitar technique and experience learning from music notation (though TABs are included). The notes may be anywhere on the fretboard. The music is likely complex and physically challenging. There may be large stretches, bar (barre) chords, or other strenuous demands. Pieces at this level often take longer (several months up to a year or more) to master.