I have often been asked for the music of my transcriptions and original pieces and I have wondered how best to make them available. My main concern has been that for many people in the world published music has become too expensive to buy, even if one can find it.
The internet makes it possible for me to make available transcriptions and original pieces anywhere in the world and free of charge; of course the usual copyright laws - PRS/MCPS - apply to public performance, recording and transmission, but the sheet music for download from this site is free.

I am not seeking to replace published music in principal - printed editions still have unique qualities and in many cases are irreplaceable, especially in larger scores and commemorative editions: but solo guitar music seems to me ideally suited to being made available free on the internet.
Also on this site you will find: editorial contains an explanation of the general style chosen for notation. music contains the music! notes will include information on the music, and news will include details of forthcoming music on the site, recent CDs and other news.

I am very sorry that I do not have time to join in any discussion of questions that this site might raise, but I hope that its contents will be useful.

John Williams, London, 2009

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    Editorial

    An overview of the general style chosen for notation.

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    Music

    Download John's free transcripts in PDF format.

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    Notes

    Background information and history of the pieces.

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    News

    The latest news and updates. RSS feed available.