This easy-to-read modern tablature should be completely faithful to Anthoine Carre's original tablature. Let me know of any errors you find. Donald Sauter.
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Short ID: AC46. Title: Danse pour deux arlequains. Composer: Anthoine Carre. Source: Livre de pieces de guitarre et de musique. Page 46. Date: ca. 1690? Tuning: Baroque guitar (A D G B E). Time sig: 3. Fixes, modifications and comments (M=Measure; p=Place in measure; s=String): None. Comparison of Guitar 1 melody with the Treble part: Pieces in this big suite have four parts: Guitar 1 and Guitar 2; and Treble and Bass parts written in music notation. The upper line of Guitar 1 and the Treble part are so consistently identical, that it seems they are supposed to be identical. IF you want the Guitar 1 melody to correspond EXACTLY to the Treble part... DO NOT STRUM the 1st string in the following chords. Write "." in the tablature at: m1p2 m9p1 m16p1 m18p1. DO STRUM the 1st string in the following chords. Write "0" in the tablature at: m6p2 m10p1 m12p1. If using a modern guitar, ADD the octave above the 5th string note at these places: m15p2. 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. None. 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. Take a moment to re-draw the ^ arrowhead right at the top of the associated stem. Explanation of symbols: " = trill (starting on upper neighbor). , = mordent (main note to lower neighbor and back to the main note). Octave doublings: If you are playing on a modern, single-string guitar, consider adding or substituting the next octave up almost everywhere you see a 4th- or 5th-string note. Performance style: consider playing the 8th notes inegales, that is, as dotted 8ths or "swing" 8ths (triplet feel). Leading measures in Carre's original tablature: 1 7 14. Last measure is 18. *** Download and edit out all material above and below the tablature. *** See my printing tips in the page, "General comments on the tablature." *** Print out starting with the title line below. Danse pour deux arlequains. AC46: Page 1 of 1. Baroque guitar (A D G B E). Leading measures: 1 12. Anthoine Carre. ^ ___ ^ ^ ^ ^ __ ^ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |. | | | ________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________|_"0_____0|_1___0|_______|_______|_______|______|_______|________||______3|_"0______|___ _____1_3|______3__|_3____|_"3___1|_"0___1|_,3_1__|___0_1|_3_"0__|_1______||__1_3__|__1___3_1|_1_ ___0____|_________|_2____|__0___0|__0____|_______|_2____|____0__|_______*||*______|_________|___ _____2__|_________|______|_______|_______|__0_2__|_3____|_______|_2_____*||*_2___2|_________|_2_ _____3__|__3______|______|______3|_______|____3__|_____0|_______|_3______||__3____|__0______|_3_ ________|_________|______|_______|_______|_______|______|_______|________||_______|_________|___ __ ^ ^ |. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______|_______|_______|______|______|_0_____|________||________________________________________ _"3___1|_"0___1|______0|_____0|_1___3|___"3__|_1______||________________________________________ _______|__0____|_"2____|_0____|______|____0__|_______*||________________________________________ __0____|_______|__3____|______|_2____|_______|_2_____*||________________________________________ _______|_______|__0____|___0__|_3___2|_______|_3______||________________________________________ _______|_______|_______|______|______|_______|________||________________________________________