Bert Transcribed: The Bert Jansch songbook published on 21 August 2017

The cover of Bert Transcribed - The Bert Jansch songbook

Bert Transcribed: The Bert Jansch songbook will be published by the Wise Publications imprint of sheet music leaders, Music Sales on Monday 21 August 2017. The result of extensive research by a team of leading Jansch experts convened by the Foundation, this celebratory volume contains 24 songs meticulously transcribed and annotated to detail every aspect of his unique style and technique, including

  • Guitar tab, standard notation, chord symbols, guitar chord boxes, melody line and complete lyrics for 24 songs spanning his entire career
  • Extensive background notes and performance analysis for every song
  • A comprehensive introduction giving insight into Jansch’s unique sound
  • Album-by-album discography
  • Exclusive colour section with new photography showing Bert’s most favoured guitars.

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Bert Transcribed is published on the same day as the Bert Inspired – A Tribute to Bert Jansch show at The Queens Hall, Edinburgh, a night of celebration of Bert’s music with guests including Pentangle’s Jacqui McShee, Bernard Butler, Ben Watt, Karine Polwart, Alasdair Roberts and Bert’s original guitar teacher Archie Fisher.