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Canarios

by Gaspar Sanz

Title:     Canarios
Composer:  Gaspar Sanz
Source:    Instruccion de Musica sobre la Guitarra Española
Location:  Tomo 2, page 6, 1st piece ("a") on page.
Short ID:  gs2.6a
Date:      1675

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

Fixes, modifications and comments (M=Measure; p=Place in measure; s=String): 
  M1 first half of original seems to indicate 4er and 8th rests to give a 
    complete measure.  This doesn't seem correct, given that the piece ends 
    with a half measure.  The rests are not shown here.  

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.
    M38 p1s1, p4-6s2.
    M40 p1s2, p5-6s2.
    M46 p1-3s1, p4s1.
    M48 p1s1, p4s4.

  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.

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 versions: 
  The first version has only one note added.  Hint: It's a high G above the 
  open 3rd string.  

  In the second version, in those sections of back-and-forth, open G and D 
  strings, I risked adding the octave above the D.  I don't know if Gaspar 
  would approve.  

  In both modern versions, I simplified the slurring to just two-note slurs.  

Leading measure in Sanz's original tablature:
  1 12 26 39.  Last measure is 48.

Thanks to Roberto Neri for his proofreading help.


                                            Canarios
                                                                                     Gaspar Sanz

Baroque guitar (A D G B E).  Leading measures: 1 8 16 23 30 37 45.              Short ID: gs2.6a


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