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Short ID:  ApSh1.
Title:     April Showers - First Guitar
Composer:  Unknown.
Date:      1880s or 1890s?

Tuning:    CGDGBD.
Time sig:  4/4.

Fixes, modifications, comments (M=Measure; p=Place in measure; s=String): 
  M1p7 original showed 0 on s5.  0 moved to s4 here.  (See m14.)
  M5. I'm sure "Repeat whole movement" means the opening 4-bar phrase is to 
    be played 4 times.  
  M52,54,56. I left these measures as in the original, although one may 
    wonder if they were all supposed to be the same.
  M78. I believe "D.S. al $" at the end was meant to say, "D.S. al fine."
  See discussion of the notation of the dotted rhythms in the main April 
    Showers page.

Tablature elements to be added by hand: Slurs.
    M6 p3-5s1.
    M10 p3-5s1.
    M36 p3-4s1.
    M40 p3-4s1.
    M74 p3-5s1 (a triplet not explicitly marked as such).
  Take a moment to fill out the 16th-note beams.
    
Explanation of symbols: 
  - = glissando to this note.
  H = natural harmonic.
  , over a note = some sort of stress or accent or staccato.  (I'm never 
                  clear on those things.)

  ^
  | = arpeggiation (does not imply strum here.)  

  ^ over a note (m26) = some sort of stress or accent.
  $ = Segno symbol.
  cresc = crescendo.  
  decr  = decrescendo.
  
Leading measures in the original score:
  1 3 6 10 14 16 19 21 24 27 30 34 37 40 43 46 50 53 56 59 61 63 67 71 75. 
  Last measure is 78.

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                        April Showers - First Guitar                       ApSh1: Page 1 of 3.
  CGDGBD.  Leading measures: 1 5 12 17 23.                                            Unknown.

  Allegretto Grazioso.
         mf
          ______  ______        _____ _____      _____ _____           _____ _____              
          | |--|  | |--|  |  |  | |-| | |-| | |  | |-| | |-| | |       | |-| | |-| | |          
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_________12______________12___|_4___________4__|_2___0_2___4_5__|_1st__0___2_4___5_7____||______
_________10___10______10____10|_3___3_____3___3|_2_____2_______2|_End___________________||______
_________11______11_________11|_2_____2_______2|_2_____2_______2|______________________*||______
__________0_______________0___|_0___________0__|_2_____2_______2|______0___2_4___5_7___*||______
______________________________|________________|________________|_______________________||______
______________________________|________________|________________|_______________________||______


  Repeat whole
   movement pp
       , ,
                       ___        ____    ___   ___                  ___        ____    ___ ___ 
       | | | |    | |  | | |  | | |  | |  | | | | | |  | | | |  | |  | | |  | | |  | |  | | | | 
________________________________________________________________________________________________
__2nd__________||___2_11_9_0|___2_4_-7__|_6_____4____|_4_3_2__|___2_11_9_0|___2_4_-7__|_6_______
__End__3_3_3___||_2_________|_2_________|___5_____3__|_3_3_2__|_2_________|_2_________|___5___5_
_______2_2_2___||_2_________|_2_________|_____4_____2|_2_2_2__|_2_________|_2_________|_____4___
_______4_4_4___||_2_________|_2_________|____________|_0___2__|_2_________|_2_________|_________
_______________||___________|___________|____________|________|___________|___________|_________
_______2_2_2___||___________|___________|_4__________|________|___________|___________|_4_______



                     mf                                                            cresc
      ___ ___         ______  ______        _____ _____      _____ _____           _____ _____  
 | |  | | | | | |     | |--|  | |--|  |  |  | |-| | |-| | |  | |-| | |-| | |       | |-| | |-|  
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_4_6|_7___________||_12______________12___|_4___________4__|_2___0_2___4_5__|_1st__0___2_4___5__
_3_5|___5___5_____||_10___10______10____10|_3___3_____3___3|_2_____2_______2|_End_______________
_2_4|_____6_______||_11______11_________11|_2_____2_______2|_2_____2_______2|___________________
____|_________7___||__0_______________0___|_0___________0__|_2_____2_______2|______0___2_4___5__
____|_____________||______________________|________________|________________|___________________
_2__|_____________||______________________|________________|________________|___________________


                         Andante con espresione.          
 f             , ,       mp                  cresc      f                               mp
                              ___ ___    ___ ___ ____     ____    _____    _____           ___  
 | |           | | | |    | | | | | |  | | | | | |  |   | |  |  | |   |    |   |  | | |  | | |  
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_7____||__2nd__________||_4_4___0_2_3|_4___7___4_7_12|_16___14_14___H12|_____H12_H7____|________
______||__End__3_3_3___||_3_3________|_3___7_3___7___|_________________|_H12___________|________
_____*||_______2_2_2___||_2_2_____0_2|_2_____________|_14___12_12______|_______________|_2_1_2__
_7___*||_______4_4_4___||___0___4____|_______________|_________________|_________H7____|________
______||_______________||____________|_______________|_________________|_______________|________
______||_______2_2_2___||_2__________|_2_____2_______|_________________|_______________|________


                                                Con Spirito.
          mf decr     mf               ^   p      mf
 ___ ___     ___        ___ ___ ___  ___           ______  ______                     ___       
 | | | |   | | | | |  | | | | | | |  | | | | |     | |--|  | |--|  |  |   |  | | |  | | | | |   
________________________________________________________________________________________________
________|___________|______________|___________||_12___12_12___12_11_11|_12_12_0__|_5___5_4_2|__
________|_10___8_7__|______________|___________||_12___12_12___12_11_11|_12_12_0__|_5___5_4_1|__
_4_2_1_2|_11___9_7__|_2_1_2_4_2____|___________||______________________|_______0__|_________0|__
________|___________|___________4_0|___2___0___||______________________|__________|__________|__
________|___________|______________|_2_________||__0___________________|__0____0__|__________|__
________|___________|______________|_______2___||______________________|__________|_0_______0|__





    April Showers (gtr 1).  Leading measures: 30 37 44 51 57.              ApSh1: Page 2 of 3.



                                                                       Piu lento.
  ___ ___      ^     _____  ___ ___ ___    ^     _____  ___ ___           ___      ___ ___      
  | | | | | |  | | | | |-|  | | | | | | |  | | | | |-|  | | | | | |     | | | | |  | | | | | |  
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_10_______0__|_____4_0___7|_5_______5_0__|_____4_0___7|_5____________||_7___7_6_7|_9_7_6_7_4__|_
____8___8_0__|_1__________|___3___3_____0|_1__________|___3___3______||_7___7_6_7|_________3__|_
______9___0__|_2__________|_____4_______0|_2__________|_____4_______*||__________|_________2__|_
_____________|_0_0_0______|______________|_0_0_0______|_____________*||_0________|_________0__|_
__________0__|____________|______________|____________|_________0____||__________|____________|_
_____________|____________|______________|____________|______________||__________|____________|_


                                                                  Con spirito.
                                                       Rit...     mf
                ____    ___      ___ ___               ^ ^ ^       ______  ______               
 | | | |  | | | |  |  | | | | |  | | | | | |  | | | |  | | | |     | |--|  | |--|  |  |   |  |  
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_4_2_5__|_2_____4_-7|_7___7_6_7|_9_7_6_7_4__|_4_2_5__|_________||_12___12_12___12_11_11|_12_12__
_3_2_2_2|_2_3___3_-7|_7___7_6_7|_________3__|_3_2_2_2|_3_2_1___||_12___12_12___12_11_11|_12_12__
_2_2_2_2|_2___2_____|__________|_________2__|_2_2_2_2|_2_2_2___||______________________|________
_0_2_2__|___________|_0________|____________|_0_2____|_4_2_0___||______________________|________
________|_2_________|__________|____________|________|_________||__0___________________|__0_____
________|___________|__________|____________|________|_2_______||______________________|________



                                                                                     Tranquillo.
        ___       ___ ___      ^     _____  ___ ___ ___    ^     _____  ___ ___         _____   
 | |  | | | | |   | | | | | |  | | | | |-|  | | | | | | |  | | | | |-|  | | | | | |     | |-|   
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_0__|_5___5_4_2|_10_______0__|_____4_0___7|_5_______5_0__|_____4_0___7|_5___________||______2___
_0__|_5___5_4_1|____8___8_0__|_1__________|___3___3_____0|_1__________|___3___3_____||______1___
_0__|_________0|______9___0__|_2__________|_____4_______0|_2__________|_____4_______||*_____0___
____|__________|_____________|_0_0_0______|______________|_0_0_0______|_____________||*_________
_0__|__________|__________0__|____________|______________|____________|_________0___||__________
____|_0_______0|_____________|____________|______________|____________|_____________||__0_______




 _____      _____ _____      _____ _____      _____ _____      _____ _____      _____ _____     
 | |-| | |  | |-| |-| | | |  | |-| | |-| | |  | |-| |-| | | |  | |-| | |-| | |  | |-| | |-| | | 
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_2___2_2_2|___2_2_2_2_2_2_2|_____3_3___3_3_3|___2_2_2_2_2_2_2|_____3_3___3_3_3|___2_2_2_2_2_2_2|
_1___1_1_1|___1_1_1_1_1_1_1|_____1_1___1_1_1|___1_1_1_1_1_1_1|_____0_0___0_0_0|___1_1_1_1_1_1_1|
_0___0_0_0|___0_0_0_0_0_0_0|_____2_2___2_2_2|___0_0_0_0_0_0_0|_____0_0___0_0_0|___0_0_0_0_0_0_0|
__________|________________|_3___________3_3|________________|________________|________________|
__________|________________|________________|________________|_0______________|________________|
__________|_0______________|________________|_0______________|________________|_0______________|


                           Solo, First Guitar.
                            $
   ___      ___ ___             ______ ______ ______  ______ ___        ______ ______ ______    
 | | | | |  | | | | | |       | |--| | |--| | |--| |  |--| | | | | |  | |--| | |--| | |--| |    
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_5___5_3_3|_2___3___2____||___5_4_-5___4_-5___4_-5__|_4_-5_3_0______|_2_1_-2___1_-2___1_-2__|___
_0___0_0_0|_1_1___0_1____||_________________________|_______________|_______________________|___
_0___0_0_0|_0_0___0_0___*||_________________________|__________4_0__|_______________________|___
__________|_____________*||___5_4_-5___4_-5___4_-5__|_4_-5_3_0______|_2_1_-2___1_-2___1_-2__|___
_0_____0__|______________||_________________________|__________4_0__|_______________________|___
__________|_0_______0____||_________________________|_______________|_______________________|___






    April Showers (gtr 1).  Leading measures: 62 69 76.                    ApSh1: Page 3 of 3.



 ______ ___          ___        ___      ____ ___                 ___        ___      ____ ___  
 |--| | | | | |    | | | | |  | | | | |  |  | | | | |  | | | |  | | | | |  | | | | |  |  | | |  
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_1_-2_0_________||_____2_0__|_____2_0__|_____________|________|_____2_0__|_____2_0__|_2_-5___5__
________________||_1_______1|_1_______1|_____________|________|_0_______0|_0_______0|___________
________4_1_____||_2_______2|_2_______2|_2_-5___5_4_2|_0______|_0_______0|_0_______0|___________
_1_-2_0_____2___||__________|__________|_____________|________|_0_______0|_0_______0|_2_-5___5__
________4_1_____||_2_______2|_2_______2|_2_-5___5_4_2|_0______|__________|__________|___________
____________4___||__________|__________|_____________|________|__________|__________|___________




                 ____          ____           ___          _____ ___    ____          ____      
 | |  | | | |  | |  |  |  |  | |  |  |  |   | | | | |  | | | | | | |  | |  |  |  |  | |  |  |   
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_4_2|_0______|_0___14_14_14|_0___12_12_12|_10___9_9_7|_5___0_2_0___0|_2___14_14_14|_0___12_12___
____|________|_____13_13_13|_____12_12_12|___________|___________2__|_1___13_13_13|_____12_12___
____|________|_____12_12_12|_____________|__9___7_7_5|_4____________|_0___12_12_12|_____________
_4_2|_0______|_0___________|_0___________|__0___0_0_0|______________|_____________|_0___________
____|________|_____________|_____________|___________|_0____________|_____________|_____________
____|________|_____________|_____________|___________|______________|_0___________|_____________



                   D.S. al $
        ___                                                                                     
  |   | | | | |  | | | |                                                                        
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_12|_10___9_9_7|_5__________||__________________________________________________________________
_12|___________|____________||__________________________________________________________________
___|__9___7_7_5|_4__________||__________________________________________________________________
___|__0_____0_0|____________||__________________________________________________________________
___|___________|_0__________||__________________________________________________________________
___|___________|____________||__________________________________________________________________