20th Century & Contemporary Sheet Music for Classical Guitar

Werner Guitar Editions is not currently publishing contemporary composers except Bradford's works. However, we do have plans to commission new works very soon. That said, we love modern music and recommend these excellent editions by other publishers. 

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Recommended Solo Guitar Editions for Other Publishers

Links go to Amazon, Sheet Music Plus, or trusted sources. Grade levels are simply Easy (E), Intermediate (I), Advanced (A) or combos for multiple levels such as Intermediate to Advanced collections (I-A).

Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989) - England

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) - England

Leo Brouwer (b.1936) - Cuba

Elliot Carter (1908-2012) - USA

Roland Dyens (1955-2015) - France

Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012) - Germany

Jacques Hétu (1938-2010) - Canada

Frank Martin (1890–1974) - Switzerland

Nicholas Maw (1935-2009) - England

Stanley Myers (1930-1993)

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Rodney Sharman (1958-) - Canada

Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) - Japan

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) - Brazil

William Walton (1902-1983) - England