Chopin arranged Tárrega for Guitar: Nocturne Op.9 No.2 in E-flat major

This music is the Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 in E-flat major by Frederic Chopin, as arranged by Francisco Tárrega for Guitar solo transposing the music to E major which is a more comfortable key for guitar. A Nocturne was originally a piece of music to be played in the evening, a similar concept to a Serenade, but it came to mean simply a stand-alone piece usually for piano and with a rich Romantic melody. A video showing the sheet music for this guitar arrangement can be seen below, while below that you can play the mp3 file and see the sheet music before downloading. To download the sheet music, mp3 file or midi file use the links in the left-hand menu.

Chopin was one of the foremost composers of Nocturnes writing 21 in total, and No.2 is his most famous one. On mfiles you can find the original Nocturne for Piano Solo and an alternative arrangement for Violin and Piano by Jim Paterson. The Spanish composer Tárrega has written many original works for the Guitar as well as several arrangements of famous Piano works for Guitar.

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