Paul R Palmer
Born 10/01/1946 - Died 05/18/2012

Paul played an Antonio Picado 2001 Model 62 classical guitar
Welcome, guitarists & other friends!
Peruse the available scores, listen to their associated sound files, then save the ones you like.   You'll find easy through advanced original works, and intermediate through advanced transcriptions of Bach, Joplin, Grieg & others.  They're all yours to read, hear, play & enjoy - absolutely free!  Share them freely with others.

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Whenever I need a set of strings, or a music stand, a footstool, humidifier, sheet music or a guitar case - whenever I need any guitar related item (except 1500  grit sandpaper) - I purchase it at Pittsburgh Acoustic Works. So many fine guitars!  So many mandoliners! Visit the website using the link below. And visit the realsite when you're in Pittsburgh.
Looking for more free sheet music? is a formidable site for all instruments.  You'll spend weeks visiting the listed guitar sites alone!  Helpful reviews & many links make this a valuable resource.
GuitarPress has an impressive page of instantly available free guitar scores, from Arcas and Bach through Tarrega and Vivaldi.  There's also a forum and educational material.  It's all run by a friendly & responsive staff.  Well worth your visit!
Free classical guitar scores from Iceland!  Visit The Guitar School site below to examine and download pdf files of high quality.  The music is of high quality too, with many originals and transcriptions by renowned guitarist Eythor Thorlaksson, his son Sveinn Eythorsson and other contributors, many from Iceland.  This is a very friendly site!
The Free Sheet Music Guide is a great site to visit and revisit.  You'll find well-categorized music to buy - there are thousands of guitar entries alone, in all styles - and links to many free sheet music sites.  Excellent comprehensive reviews for each site make this a first-class resource!
Dirk's Guitar Page presents PDF and Tab files, each accompanied by an audio file, of our favorite classical composers' works - Albeniz, Bach, Sor, Weiss - all free for private use and practice.  Use the link below to visit Dirk and download a musical treat or three!
Marc Lambourg's free scores showcases this talented composer's works.  His music evokes Satie, De Visée and Myers.  We are sure to hear more of his music in the future.  You can download free PDF scores and sound files for each work.  Spend some time listening to Marc's compositions - you'll be glad you visited!
guitarscores4u is a new web site.  You'll find many must-have standards from the old masters of the classical guitar.  The site is easy to use and a pleasure to browse.  In addition to the scores, you'll find sound files and links to videos of guitarists playing the pieces - a helpful feature!
W3ALi is one of the finest free-score sites online.  Proprietor Alfons Lievens (Belgium) doesn't scan scores - rather, he enters and edits every score on the site, including his own fingerings and cover pages for each work.  You can download high-quality PDF and audio files for almost every score.  You'll enjoy his editions of traditional composers like Carcassi and Mertz, but his greatest contribution is publishing many original compositions, transcriptions and arrangements by contemporary composers (your host among them).  Click the link below and prepare yourself for a musical feast!
Here is a fine site hosted by Chad Becks, teacher, composer, performer - and my mentor: The Rosette Room'.  Here you'll find helpful instructions for every phase and aspect of solo guitar performance - and much more.  Explore at your leisure - you'll enjoy (and profit from) each visit!   Becks Guitar Studio FaceBook
Syukhtun Editions is maintained by the formidable Theo Radic, himself a guitarist and composer.  You'll find many classic and contemporary works, including a generous selection of pieces by Dilermando Reis.  Also check out Theo's biographical link for some fascinating glimpses into his very full life.
Jubing Kristianto has a great web site in Indonesia, where he offers free downloads of his original compositions and arrangements.  His music sounds both familiar and fresh.  His site contains links to many other resources for the guitarist.  Check out his biography and sign his guestbook when you visit.
Steve McWilliam has collected many fine ragtime arrangements -- and much more -- on his web page. The format is TEF view. You can download entire collections as ZIP files. For an example, check out my YouTube performance of 'Ragtime Souvenirs'.
Giuseppe Torrisi  is a contemporary self-taught Italian guitarist, a graduate of Toto Schipa conservatory in Lecce who has done post-graduate study with world-renowned guitarists A. Diaz, R. Chiesa and A. Minelli. On his site - GuitarFreeScores - you will find many fully-fingered arrangements (beginner-advanced) and original compositions. Scores are available in PDF, TEF and GP6 formats, with audios in MIDI and MP3 formats. Highly recommended!