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: AC53. Title: Air de Sarabande. Composer: Anthoine Carre. Source: Livre de pieces de guitarre et de musique. Page 53. 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: m1p1 m4p1 m16p1 m17p1. 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. M5 p1-2s1. 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 (none in this piece). . = do not strum this string in the chord. $ = petite reprise symbol. Repeat to the sign. 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 13. Last measure is 17. *** 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. Air de Sarabande. AC53: Page 1 of 1. Baroque guitar (A D G B E). Leading measures: 1 10. Anthoine Carre. ___ __ ^ ___ __ ^ __ ___ ___ ^ __ __ ___ __ | | |. | | | | | | |. | |. | | | | | | | |. | | | |. | | | | | | |. | ___^____________________________________________________________________________________________ _______"0___1|_3_.__|___________|_______0_1|_3_1_0__|_5___6_"2|_3_"3___2|_3______||__3_1_"0___0| ___1_3_______|___1__|_3_1_"0___1|_1___3____|________|_2______3|_1_______|________||__0____2____| _____________|___2__|______0____|_______0__|________|_2_______|_0_______|_0_____*||*___________| ___2_________|_2_3__|_0____0____|_2________|_2______|_2______0|____0____|_______*||*_2_________| ___3____0____|___3__|___________|_3________|_____3__|_4_______|_________|________||_______0____| _____________|______|___________|__________|________|_________|_________|________||____________| ___ __ ___ ^ ^ ^ ^ | | | | | |. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ________________________________________________________________________________________________ _1_1__|_3_5_"3___1|_0___"0__|_1_3__|___0_1|_______|_1st_________||_3rd____||____________________ ___3__|_5_________|___3_____|___1__|_3___3|_"3___1|_2nd__1______||_End__1_||____________________ ______|_5____0____|_0_______|______|_0___2|__0____|_End________*||________||____________________ _0____|___________|______2__|_0_2__|___2__|_______|______2_____*||______2_||____________________ ___2__|___________|_________|___3__|_2____|_______|______3______||______3_||____________________ ______|___________|______$__|______|______|_______|_____________||________||____________________