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Nothing But The Larks

solo for hi-hat and voice

Matthew Lee Knowles


2013

dedicated to Matthew Shlomowitz


duration c. 4`

Nothing But The Larks


Matthew Lee Knowles
October 2013

legs

cymbal
bottom

cymbal
top

surrounding
air

Parts of the instrument to strike

/ 16


e. =

Hi-Hat

Voice

body

94

/ 169
8 6 9, 4 2 9, 4 1 5

8 9 4, 8 5 4, 9 5 8

9 5 2, 2 3 1, 8 4 4

3 6 1, 9 8 5, 5 2 8

4 9 6, 3 6 3, 9 4 9

3 4 2, 8 2 3, 6 3 6

2 5 4, 4 8 9, 5 4 1

3 4 5, 2 5 9, 4 6 5

4 8 2, 3 5 5, 3 8 3

3 9 9, 5 5 4, 5 6 6

5 9 6, 9 9 4, 8 4 5

4 4 4, 4 2 5, 4 5 9

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2 9 4, 5 8 4, 4 8 4

8 4 8, 5 3 4, 3 5 2

5 9 5, 9 5 9, 2 8 9

4 4 3, 8 5 3, 4 3 6

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2 3 5, 4 9 4, 8 4 4

9 9 9, 2 4 9, 9 9 4

2 9 5, 9 9 8, 5 2 3

4 8 4, 8 3 3, 8 9 8

/
6 4 9, 9 8 8, 8 9 6

5 3 4, 9 3 3, 8 5 3

6 8 5, 6 6 3, 4 3 3

5 3 3, 5 4 6, 4 8 6

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6 4 3, 6 5 6, 4 5 9

9 6 4, 9 6 9, 8 5 8

6 9 8, 9 3 3, 5 4 3

5 3 5, 8 5 9, 6 3 5

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3 8 5, 3 4 8, 5 8 5

8 5 9, 6 4 9, 3 5 8

9 3 3, 5 3 5, 8 6 9

8 9 3, 3 3 6, 3 6 6

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6 3 5, 5 8 8, 5 6 5

5 6 3, 3 5 6, 3 3 8

8 9 9, 8 3 6, 8 3 8

8 5 5, 9 6 5, 5 3 5

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5 8 3, 5 6 3, 8 5 6

5 8 6, 8 5 8, 9 6 8

3 5 9, 9 8 6, 3 6 5

9 5 8, 9 8 9, 5 3 5

D

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3 5 8, 9 8 8, 9 9 9

8 8 5, 8 5 3, 8 8 5

5 5 5, 5 8 8, 8 3 5

3 5 9, 8 9 8, 8 3 8

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8 5 9, 5 8 8, 9 9 9

9 9 9, 8 8 9, 5 5 9

8 3 5, 3 3 3, 3 5 8

8 9 5, 5 9 3, 5 3 9

/
9 9 8, 5 3 8, 3 9 5

5 8 8, 8 5 9, 8 9 8

5 9 5, 9 5 5, 5 3 5

5 9 3, 3 5 5, 3 9 9

/
5 3 5, 3 5 9, 3 9 5

3 5 5, 3 9 9, 5 9 9

3 9 5, 3 5 5, 3 3 3

9 9 3, 9 3 3, 5 9 3

/
5 9 5, 5 3 5, 3 3 5

5 5 5, 5 9 9, 3 5 3

9 5 9, 5 3 3, 5 5 5

5 3 5, 9 5 9, 3 9 3

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