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Notturno arr. 3 acoustic guitars in A + TAB

The arrangement is scored for three acoustic guitars and uses the first theme from the third movement of Borodin’s String Quartet No. 2 in D. Dating from 1881 the movement is commonly referred to as “Notturno” meaning night piece and is a very melodic movement and like much of Borodin’s music is very adaptable to being played by a number of different instrument combinations. There are 4 sections in the arrangement – theme, repeat of the theme with a varied and fuller accompaniment, the theme played in canon and a closing section which can best be be described as a coda. A tempo of 70 quarter note beats to the minute is used in the realisation and there are some octave transposition in the parts whilst the appoggiaturas that appear in the string quartet score have been omitted. Wherever possible material from the original work has been incorporated into the arrangement whilst individual acoustic guitar parts are appended to the full score.The music editor acknowledges how useful TAB scores are when learning the guitar particularly in the early stages of playing the instrument. The challenge is that the same notes unlike most other instrument can be played in different position so that a TAB as presented here offers only one solution and possibly not the best solution in playing the piece. The editor is interested receiving feedback from guitar players with their thoughts and suggestions as to how these scores should be used. In this particularly piece TAB scores are shown with the individual appended guitar parts. Chord voicings have been simplified and made more appropriate in the second guitar part.

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