Below are a few selections chosen to illustrate the qualities of works by Kevin J. Cope

A full list of compositions can be found on the compositions page of this site.

Folie Circulaire "Circular Insanity" by Kevin J. Cope 2018 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Competition Set Piece - Adult Division Performed by Philip Goldenberg, 1st Prize & Peter Segal Award Winner, April 8, 2018 at Settlement Music School, Philadelphia. Part of the 2018 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Festival Sheet music available at
Performed at the Kevin J. Cope & Michael Sterling Smith Alumni Concert at the University of Delaware on Feb. 27, 2016. Performed by: Eileen Grycky, flute Lingchin Liao, violin Donna Fournier, viola da gamba Todd Thiel, violoncello Tracy Richardson, harpsichord Sheet music can be found at
Performed on 11-12-2015 Wilmington Classical Guitar Society The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington, DE Brendan Evans, guitar Kevin J. Cope, guitar Sheet music available at

Ithnaan Maqamat (Two Arabian Modes): Sheet music can be downloaded for free here.

Recorded live on November 6, 2011

Jared Kobos, clarinet; Duo Shen, violin; Ross Beauchamp, violoncello; Chistine Meng, piano

This is a short piece that was originally written in 2008 for clarinet, cello, and piano.

Sheet music can be purchased here.

Arianna Tieghi, clarinet

WORLD PREMIERE 5 September 2012

Sala della Torre dell'Orologio, Rocca di Riolo Terme (Ravenna, Italy)

Sheet music can be purchased here.