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Passacalles por la B

by Gaspar Sanz

Title:     Passacalles por la B
Composer:  Gaspar Sanz
Source:    Instruccion de Musica sobre la Guitarra Española
Location:  Tomo 3, page 7, 2nd piece ("b") on page.
Short ID:  gs3.7b
Date:      1676

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

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 the strummed chords, add as many open strings as sound good.  Or, try 
  the ready-to-go version for modern guitar.  

  Full text across the top of the page, on one line, serving 2 pieces: 
    Passacalles por la G, y B.  
    por el Tres, y Dos.  
    y por el Sexto, y Quinto Tono

  Within the page, this piece is identified as "Passeos por la B."

  The Baroque guitar "B" chord is our first position, open C chord.  

Fixes to the original (m=Measure; p=Place in measure; s=String): 
  M20 original did not show double bar line.  Double bar line added here.
  M32-33 In the original these formed a single measure.  Clearly, a measure's 
    worth of music is missing from this variation.  I opened up some space 
    between the adjacent notes which sounded the most disconnected to my 
    non-authoritative ears.  So, "fill in the blank"!  If anyone can take a 
    stab at Sanz's intent here, please let us know.  
  M60p1 strum mark missing in original.  Added up-strum here.  
  M64p3 original chord was 79X7X (bass to treble).  Changed to 89X8X here.  
  Original has breve (equals 2 whole notes) for the final chord.  

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). 
  . = do not play this string in a strum. 
  z = rest symbol. 
  ~~~~~~ = slur the notes above the wavy line. 

Leading measures in Sanz's original tablature:
  1 21 34 51.  Last measure is 70.


                                      Passacalles por la B
                                                                                     Gaspar Sanz

Baroque guitar (A D G B E)  Leading measures: 1 11 21 28 34 44 55.              Short ID: gs3.7b


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Passacalles por la B.  Leading measures: 67.                                              Page 2


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