(It's one of those pieces that all sorts of people have covered, not only classical singers but also musicians as diverse as Alison Moyet and Richard Thompson.)When I am laid in earth, may my wrongs create no trouble in thy breast. Remember me but forget my fate.
I've often thought this would make a good guitar solo though my sporadic attempts to arrange it have come to nothing until recently.
Last year at West Dean I heard someone play a nice simplified arrangement by the late Paul Palmer (available online and played here: viewtopic.php?f=48&t=79810&hilit=Dido) and then I found a more complete arrangement by Emre Sabuncuoğlu (from Los Angeles Guitar Academy Publishing, referenced here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=98601&p=1081134&hil ... l#p1049133) which tries to preserve all the musical parts, but struck me as too complex, and I was spurred to try and make an arrangement more complete than the first one and less complex than the second.
...So here is what I came up with: