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Passacalles por La O

by Gaspar Sanz

Title:     Passacalles por La O
Composer:  Gaspar Sanz
Source:    Instruccion de Musica sobre la Guitarra Española
Location:  Tomo 2, page 11.
Short ID:  gs2.11
Date:      1675

Tuning:    Baroque guitar (A D G B E)
Time sig:  3

Fixes, modifications, comments (M=Measure; p=Place in measure; s=String): 
  The "O" in the title is the alfabeto designation of the G minor chord that 
  opens the piece.  Sanz does not use any alfabeto in this piece; he shows all 
  fret numbers in all chords explicitly.

  M8,15,57,59.  Original tablature shows no strum tick marks in these 
  measures.  I assume strums were intended.  
  
  M25p1s5.  I wonder if Sanz intended "5" instead of "0" but I left the "0".

  M91-92.  In the original tablature, the bar line separating these two 
  measures is misplaced.  Sanz places it after what is given here as the 
  first chord in m92.

  Where Sanz shows a vibrato symbol for a chord, I assume it applies to all 
  the fingered notes of the chord.  

Tablature elements to be added by hand:
  Slurs.  If only a starting point is given, slur includes all the following 
  uninterrupted notes on the same string.
    M85 p1s3-p3s1 (means ringing notes?) p4s2.
    M86p4s5.
    M87p4s3.
    M88p4s4.
    M89p2s4.
    M90p2s1.
    M91p2s5.
    M92p2S1.
    M93p4s4.
    M94p4s4.
    M95p4s3.
    M95p4s5.
  You might want to fill out the 16th note beams. 
  You might want to neaten the appearance of the arrowheads. 

  Or, see the ready-to-go version in PDF format. 

Explanation of symbols: 
  " = trill, generally starting on upper neighbor. 
  # = vibrato.
  , = mordent, main note to lower neighbor and back to the main note.

Strums: Arrowheads ^ and v indicate strums. Open strings in strummed chords 
  were not shown in the tablature; add as many open strings as sound good. 

Octave doublings: If you play this on a modern guitar, consider adding or 
  substituting the octave above any note played on the 4th or 5th string. 

Modern guitar version: 
  M51-54,67,69.  Sanz uses the campanelas effect here.  I could not find a 
  satisfactory cross-string reworking for the modern guitar, and simply let 
  the notes run conventionally.  

  . = do not play this string in a strummed chord.  

                                                      ^          ^    
                                                      |          |    
                                                    _____      _____  
                                                    __3__      __3__  
  For a lighter, brighter effect, consider playing  __3__  as  __3__ .
                                                    __0__      _,3__  
                                                    __0__      __0__  
                                                    _,1__      __.__  
                                                    _____      _____  

Leading measures in Sanz's original tablature:
  1 19 37 48 61 81 93 108.  Last measure is 122.


                                      Passacalles por La O
                                                                                     Gaspar Sanz

Baroque guitar (A D G B E)  Leading measures: 1 12 23 33 39 45 51.              Short ID: gs2.11


      ^    ^ ^ ___  ^ ^ ___   ^ ^ ___   ^    ^ ___   ^ ^ ___  ^ ^ ___   ^  ^ ___   ^    ___ ___ 
      | |  | | | |  | | | |   | | | |   |    | | |   | | | |  | | | |   |  | | |   |    | | | | 
________v_______________________________________________________________________________________
______3__|___1____|_3______|__3_5_0_2|__3_||_____0|_,1_1____|_3_3____|_"2_#5_0_2|__3_||________|
______3__|___3___0|_4______|__3_3____|__3_||___3__|__3_1____|_4_4____|__3_#3____|__3_||________|
_________|___2____|_____0__|____5____|____||______|__2_2____|_5_3____|__2_#5____|____||_0___0_2|
_________|________|_1______|____4____|____||______|____3___0|_5_1____|____#4____|____||___3____|
_____,1__|_____0__|_3_____0|_,1______|_,1_||______|____3_3__|_3_1_1_3|__________|_,1_||________|
_________|________|________|_________|____||______|_________|________|__________|____||________|

 ^ ^ ___    ___ ___  ^ ^ ___  ^               ___        ___       ___                 ___      
 | | | |  | | | | |  | | | |  |    | |   |  | | |   |  | | |  |  | | |  |     | |  | | | |  | | 
________________________________________________________________________________________________
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_3_1____|_1________|_4_3____|_3_||____|__3__6_4_3|_#4_______|_1__1____|_3_||_____|________|_____
_3_2____|__________|_5_5_0__|_3_||____|__0_______|____#3_2_0|_2_______|_0_||__0__|_2_0____|_0_2_
_3_3_1_0|_1_______0|_5_4____|_5_||____|_____0____|__0__0____|____0____|___||__0_2|_3_3_1_0|_1_1_
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________|__________|________|___||____|__________|__________|_________|___||_____|________|_____

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 | |   |  | | |  |    | |   |  | |   | | | | |   |  | |  |   |    | | | |  | | | | | |  | | | | 
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____|__________|___||____|_____6__|_#8________|_#8__7_____|_"8_||________|____________|_4_______
_2_0|_#5__5____|_3_||____|________|_#8_______7|_#8________|__0_||________|_0_2_0______|_0_______
____|_#4_"4_5_4|_5_||_5__|__5_____|___________|_____0_____|____||_0______|_______3_1_0|___0_____
____|__0__0____|_0_||____|_____5__|___________|___________|____||___3_1_0|_1__________|_3___3_1_
____|__________|___||____|________|___________|___________|____||________|____________|_________

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 | |  | | | | | |    | |-| | | | |  | |-| | | | |  | |-| | | | |  | |-| | | | |    | |-| | |    
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____|_3___3_1_____||___3_1_3______|______________|______________|_________3_____||______________
___0|_________3_2_||_0____________|___2_0_2______|______________|___3_2_3_______||_0____________
____|_0___________||___________0_2|_3___________0|_1____________|_0_____________||______________
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____|_____________||______________|______________|______________|_______________||______________

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________________________________________________________________________________________________
____|___1_0_1______|______________|_5_____________||______________|______________|______________
____|______________|___4_3_4______|_3_3_1_3_1_____||______________|______________|______________
____|_0____________|_0___________0|___________3_2_||_0_2_0___0____|_3____________|_2_3_2_0______
____|_________3_1_0|______________|_4_____________||_______3___3_1|_0_1_0___0____|_3_______3____
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____|_______________||______________|______________|______________|_______________||____________

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________|_______1__________|___________3___0__|__________________|___||_,1____|_________|_______
________|__________________|__________________|__________________|___||_______|_________|_______



Passacalles.  Leading measures: 58 69 79 87 93 101 111.                                   Page 2


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__________|_______________||______________|______________|______________|_______________||______

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________________________________________________________________________________________________
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_3_3___1______|_3_||_#4___4|__4_"3___3|__3_,1____|_#3_______|____||__3____|_4__4____|_3__3____|_
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_4___0___0____|___||_______|__3__3____|_,1__1____|__0_______|____||_______|_________|_________|_
___________0__|_1_||_______|__________|__________|____#3____|__1_||_______|_________|_________|_
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________________________________________________________________________________________________
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_2__2____|_0_||__3____|_3__2____|_2__0____|_0_______|__0_||___0___5|____"2___0|___________|__0__
_________|___||_______|_________|_________|____0____|____||________|__0__3___3|______0___0|_____
_________|___||_______|_3_______|_1_#3____|_0_______|____||_______0|__________|_#3________|_____
_________|___||_______|_________|_________|_________|____||________|__________|___________|_____



Passacalles.  Leading measures: 121.                                                      Page 3


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________________________________________________________________________________________________
_#5___2|__3_____||_()___________________________________________________________________________
_#3___1|__3_____||_()()_________________________________________________________________________
_______|________||_()()()_______________________________________________________________________
_#4___0|________||_()()()_______________________________________________________________________
_______|_,1_____||_()()_________________________________________________________________________
_______|________||_()___________________________________________________________________________