Richard Charlton

Listen or play - Solo Guitar - samples

"The Lady of the Lake" - an easy guitar solo of about grade 4 level - sheet music . . . listen to me play it here  (from the book COLLECTED THOUGHTS, see my Order Page)

"Kingfisher Dances" - 1st movement, here is the sheet music or listen to some of it played by Canadian guitarist David Jacques here

"Waltzing Matilda", the most popular Australian folksong as arranged (and played by me) from, FOUR AUSTRALIAN FOLKSONGS. Play this movt. sheet music . . or listen to it. (from a live Radio recording) here

"The Black Cockatoo" - from COLLECTED THOUGHTS played here by UK guitarist Fiona Harrison. See an excerpt of the music here - or listen to a sample here  (to order a full PDF version see SG3 on my ORDERS page)

"Tango in the Rain" - from COLLECTED THOUGHTS played here by the composer - Listen here

"A Vision of Angels" - a fantasia on the hymn, Be Thou My Vision - from my book FANTASIES FAIRIES & FOLKTALES. See music here  - or go to my Order Page to purchase the full book.


Guitar Duo & Ensemble - samples

"Incantation" - an excerpt from FOUR DUOS, played by the Duo Agostino on their CD called "Under the Same Sky", see the sheet music here - or listen to it here

"Partial Eclipse" - from THREE PIECES for guitar ensemble, my most popular student ensemble work. Here, played by 100 young guitarists in the "2014 Who's Next" Festival in the Netherlands. Score excerpt here- Listen here

"Rhapsody" - an excerpt from my concerto for Two Guitars & Guitar Orchestra. Listen to it played by the UK's Eden/Stell Duo with Guitarstrophie! here

"Romanza" - from Nightsongs (FOUR COLLECTED DUOS) performed by Duo Agostino. Sheet music excerpt here - Listen here

"A Sky for Dreaming" - from CAPRICORN SKIES (Guitar Quartet no. 6) score excerpt - played here by Guitar Trek. See a section of the score here - Listen - here


Listen or play - Mandolin works - samples

"Adventures of the Duyfken", an excerpt from the 2nd movement of my work for Mandolin Ensemble and Percussion played by the Takarazuke MGO in Japan. The ship on the Arafura Sea, score excerpt. . . Listen here

"Dances for the Mandolin & the Moon", an excerpt played by the Melbourne Mandolin Orchestra. Score excerpt - Listen here


Listen or play - Orchestral & Choral works - samples

"Mosaic" - my concerto for guitar, strings & percussion. An excerpt performed here by Karin Schaupp with the TSO conducted by Benjamin Northey. Listen

"Blakesongs" - an excerpt from TO SEE A WORLD, last movement of a choral cycle based on the poetry of William Blake. Performed by the Sydneian Bach Choir conducted by Chris Shepard. Listen

"Falling Stars" - an excerpt from a choral work for female choir. Ascham School Combined Choirs at Angel Place, city recital hall. Listen

"The Mystery of the Missing Bone"  - from my set of children's songs - ALL THE MICE GO CLANG! Listen