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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:    Modern guitar (A d g b e')
Time sig:  C (presumed)

FOR MODERN GUITAR: The tablature presented here is intended for playing on 
  the modern guitar.  Mainly, notes sounding an octave above 4th and 5th 
  string bass notes have been substituted in where it seemed "right".  The 
  5th string has been eliminated from all strums.  Sanz did not use bourdons. 

  To see all the changes, set up the Baroque and modern guitar versions in 
  separate windows and flicker back and forth.  

  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.  

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

Modern guitar (A d g b e')  Leading measures: 1 11 21 28 34 44 55.              Short ID: gs3.7b


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     | |  | | | |  | | | |  | | | |  | |    | | | |  | | | | |  | | | | | |  | | | | |  | |     
_______v____v___v____v___v____v___v____________________v__________v_____________________________
_____0__|________|_1______|_3______|_0___||________|_0___3___0|_1___1_0_1_3|_5_5_3_3_1|_0___||__
_____1__|________|_1______|_3______|_1___||_1_0_1_3|_1___1_3__|_1__________|_____3____|_1___||__
_____0__|________|_2______|_4______|_0___||________|_0___3____|_2__________|_____4____|_0___||__
_____2__|________|_3______|_0______|_2___||________|_2___2____|_3__________|_3___0____|_2___||__
________|________|________|________|_____||________|__________|____________|__________|_____||__
________|________|________|________|_____||________|__________|____________|__________|_____||__

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 | |  | | | | |  | | | |  | | | | |  | |    | |  | | | | | |  | | | |  | | | | | |  | |    | |  
________________________________________________________________________________________________
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____|__________|________|__________|_____||____|____________|________|____________|_____||______

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_____6___3___0__|_0_____5___3___0|___||_______7____|___5___8___3____|_______________3|_____3_1__
___5_______5___2|_0___________5__|_5_||___________0|_5______________|_____________4__|___2______
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________________|________________|___||____________|________________|________________|__________
________________|________________|___||____________|________________|________________|__________

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 | | | |  | |    | | |  | | | | |  | | | | |  | | | | |  | | |    | |  | | | | |  | | | | |  |  
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___2___0|_5___||_0____|_4___2____|_2___0____|_2___4_2__|_0_____||_0_2|_3___3____|___2___2__|_2__
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________|_____||______|__________|__________|__________|_______||____|__________|__________|____
________|_____||______|__________|__________|__________|_______||____|__________|__________|____

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 | | | |  | |    | | |  | | | | |  | | | | |  | | | | |  | |    | |  | | | |  | | | |  | | | |  
__________________________________________________________________v____v___v____v___v____v___v__
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 | |    | |  | | | |  | | | |  | | | |  | |    | |  | | | |  | | | |  | |  |  |   | |     | |   
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_1___||_5__|_3___1_0|_1___5__|_3___1__|_3___||_3__|_0___1_4|_0___5__|_3___10__8|__8___||__8__|__
_0___||_5__|_4___2_1|_2___4__|_2___2__|_4___||_4__|_1___2_4|_0___5__|_5___10_10|__9___||__9__|__
_2___||_5__|_2___2_0|_2___2__|_0___0__|_0___||_0__|_0___2_4|_2___5__|_4___10__9|_10___||_10__|__
_____||____|________|________|________|_____||____|________|________|__________|______||_____|__
_____||____|________|________|________|_____||____|________|________|__________|______||_____|__



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


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_7___7__|_5___0__|_0___3_1|_0_______||_()_______________________________________________________
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_9___6__|_7___2__|_2___0_0|_2_______||_()()_____________________________________________________
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