Category: Evan Handyside

The Parting Glass | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Parting Glass [This performance is available on all streaming services. Links below.] The Parting Glass is a Scottish traditional song written in 1770. (However, evidence of this song has been found in manuscripts from the 1620s-1630’s.) This solo guitar arrangement is heavily inspired by […]

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Casadh an Tsúgáin | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Casadh an Tsúgáin This performance is available on Spotify, Apple Music and all streaming services. Casadh an Tsúgáin on Spotify Casadh an Tsúgáin on Apple Music Sean-nós “in the old way” singing is unaccompanied, traditional Irish vocal music — usually performed in the Irish language. […]

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Pale Mourner – Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Pale Mourner [This song is available on SoundCloud and all streaming services, links below.] ‘The light wraps you in its mortal flame. Abstracted pale mourner, standing that way against the old propellers of the twilight that revolves around you.’ Excerpt from The Light Wraps You […]

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The Passion of the Christ: Mary Goes to Jesus | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Mary Goes to Jesus Free audio download on SoundCloud. [This piece is available on all streaming platforms.] Mary Goes to Jesus is the most solemn and exquisite piece of music from The Passion of the Christ. It is also from the most poignant scene: The […]

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A Wayfaring Stranger, an EP by Evan Handyside

The concept is based around, The Wayfaring Stranger, a well-known American folk and gospel song that originated in the early 19th century. The song is about a plaintive soul on the journey of life. The most popular variation is from Johnny Cash. In my humble […]

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1917: Wayfaring Stranger | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Wayfaring Stranger Free download on SoundCloud. The Wayfaring Stranger is a well-known American folk and gospel song that originating in the early 19th century. The song is about a plaintive soul on the journey of life. The most popular variation is from Johnny Cash. In […]

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Only Ghosts – Evan Handyside (Ambient, classical guitar) + TAB

Only Ghosts Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This song is also available on all streaming and music services including: Spotify and Apple I wrote and recorded Only Ghosts in 2016. At that point, I was in the infancy of my sound design implementation. […]

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a love unreturned – Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Free audio download on SoundCloud. This piece is also available on all steaming services, including: Spotify and Apple. a love unreturned When I write music, put my hands on the guitar to see what happens. After I get two or three notes, I execute what […]

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Coventry Carol, a Christmas EP by Evan Handyside

Coventry Carol is a Christmas EP that I’ve long wanted to release. It’s a short collection of 5 songs. All are my own arrangements, and two of them are written by me: The Holly in the Windy Hedge and Ode to the Season. I’ve been […]

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Coventry Carol – Evan Handyside | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Coventry Carol Free audio download on SoundCloud. The “Coventry Carol” is an English Christmas carol dating from the 16th century. Loreena McKennitt’s version is my favorite and you can find my arrangement of her performance here. I love the sound of voices forming one single […]

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar)

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Free audio download on SoundCloud.  Listen on Spotify  (Also available on all streaming services, and wherever you get your music.) God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen is an English traditional Christmas carol — also known as Tidings of Comfort and Joy. […]

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Flight - Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar)

Flight – Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Flight Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This piece is available on all streaming services, including: Spotify and Apple. In 2017, I wrote this song in about 15 minutes while in flow state. Artists, musicians, and creators experience the ‘flow state’ to some degree. […]

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