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Short ID:  FG20.
Title:     Passacalles de 8o. alto. Proporcion. 14 diferencias.
Composer:  Francisco Guerau.
Source:    Poema Harmonico.
           Folio 24.
Date:      1694.
Facsimile: Tecla, p46.

Tuning:    Baroque guitar (A D G B E).
Time sig:  3.

Fixes and modifications (M=measure r=rhythm s=string): none.

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.
    M33 r3-5s1.
    M34 r1-2s1, r4-6s2.
    M35 r1-2s2, r4-6s2.
    M36 r1-2s2, r4-6s1.
    M37 r1s1-r8s3, r9s1-r12s2.
    M38 r1s2-r8s4, r9s2-r12s3.
    M39 r1s1-r4s2, r5s3, r9s2-r12s3.
    M40 r1s3-r8s5.
    M41 r2s1-r11s5.
    M42 r2s5-r7s4, r8s4-r11s5.
    M43 r2s1-r7s3, r8s3-r11s4.
    M44 r2s1-r7s3.
    M56 r3s1-r6s2.
  Take a moment to fill out the 16th-note beams.

Explanation of symbols: 
  " = trill, generally starting on upper neighbor. On 8th and dotted 8th 
      notes, consider a shorter, 3-note figure - main note to upper neighbor 
      and back to the main note.
  , = mordent, main note to lower neighbor and back to the main note.

Leading measures in Guerau's original tablature:
  1 12 23 36 42 51. Last measure is 56.


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             Passacalles de 8o. alto. Proporcion. 14 diferencias.           FG20: Page 1 of 2.
  Baroque guitar (A D G B E).  Leading measures: 1 9 16 23 32 38.            Francisco Guerau.

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  Guerau.  Passacalles de 8o. alto.   Leading measures: 42 46 53.           FG20: Page 2 of 2.

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