Oliver St. John

Oliver St John

New Music for the Classical Guitarist

I play various guitars and a few other instruments too, but have a particular love for the classical guitar (so-called). A wooden box with strings and a sound hole. My hands are the tone and volume controls.

I’m currently composing a set of Preludes for the classical or Spanish guitar. The first two numbers are complete, A Minor and E Minor. The next one will probably be in D major.

The Preludes are available for download and performing rights. More information is on my list of available scores below, where you can also preview the first page of music.

  Score catalogue  
  Latest Sheet Music  
E Minor Prelude for Guitar, Op.1 No.2
Classical / Contemporary
A Minor Prelude for Guitar, Op.1 No.1
Classical / Contemporary


  • 05 March 2015, Article
  • New Music for Classical Guitar
  • A Minor Prelude for Guitar (Opus 1 No. 1) Duration: approximately 5 minutes. When I heard that there might have been 6 Preludes for guitar in the Villa-Lobos set, but the last one was lost, I wanted to write a piece that I could play to follow ...