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Zarabanda

by Gaspar Sanz

Title:     Zarabanda
Composer:  Gaspar Sanz
Source:    Instruccion de Musica sobre la Guitarra Española
Location:  Tomo 2, page 4, 4th piece ("d") on page.
Short ID:  gs2.4d
Date:      1675

Tuning:    Baroque guitar (A D G B E).
Time sig:  6/8

FOR BAROQUE GUITAR: This tablature is faithful to Sanz's original for the 
  Baroque guitar.  It has been flipped "right-side up."  Continual rhythm 
  information is shown.  If you have a modern guitar, consider adding or 
  substituting the octave above any note played on the 4th or 5th string.  
  In strummed chords, add as many open strings as sound good.  Or, try 
  the ready-to-go version for MODERN GUITAR.  

Fixes to the original (m=Measure; p=Place in measure; s=String): 
  M6, M10.  Original tablature has tick marks on the string 2 line at the end 
  of the measure.  I've interpreted them as rests here.  
  
  Sanz's rhythm information is the bare bones sort where a symbol is given 
  only when a new rhythm value comes along.  Thus, the strict alternation 
  between 6/8 and 3/4 shown here is just my best guess at Sanz's intention.  

Explanation of symbols: 
  " = trill, generally starting on upper neighbor. 
  # = vibrato. 
  , = mordent, main note to lower neighbor and back to the main note. 
  ^ = up strum (toward treble). 
  v = down strum (toward bass). 
  z = rest symbol. 
  ~~~~~~ = slur the notes above the wavy line. 

Leading measure in Sanz's original tablature:
  1.  Last measure is 12.  (All on one line.) 


                                            Zarabanda
                                                                                     Gaspar Sanz

Baroque guitar (A D G B E).  Leading measures: 1 8.                             Short ID: gs2.4d


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