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FOR GOOD

Music and Lyrics by


STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Tenderly, Poco Rubato (q=68)

With pedal.

said

that po - ple

colla voce

Tenderly, Poco Rubato


(q=68)

GLINDA:

I've heard it

come in - to our lives

for

rea-son

bring-ing

some -thing we must learn. And weare led

to those whohelp us most to

grow, if we

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let them,

and we help them in

re - turn


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lieve

that's


true,

Wll, I don't know if

be

But I

know I'm who I

am

to - day

be - cause I knew you



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Like a com -et pulled from or - bit


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stream that meets a boul der



as it

pass -es a

sun,

like a

half way through the wood


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who can say

if I've been



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be -caause I knew you,

A tempo, warmly

be

rit.

mf

for

ELPHABA:

good.

It well may

A tempo, warmly

I have been changed

rit.

But

changed for the bet - ter?

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that we will nev-er meet a - gain

in this life time,

so

let me

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3

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say be - fore we

part; so much of

me

is made of what I learned from you,

You'll

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be with me

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And now what -ev-er way our


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know you have

re -writ -ten

mine by

be -ing my

friend

Like a ship blown from its moor - ing by a wind o the sea,

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seed drooped by a sky

bird

like a

in a dis - tant wood,

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end,

like a hand -print on my heart


stor - ies

who can say

if

I've been



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changed for the bet - ter?

But

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BOTH:

I have been changed


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be -cause I knew you...

for

good...

And just to clear

the air,

I ask for

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Be -cause I knew you...

ELPHABA:



give -ness

GLINDA:

for the things I've

done

you blame

me

for.

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But then, I

guess

we know there's

none of it seems


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Like

to mat -ter

share,

ELPHABA:

an - y -

rit.

more

and

bit

ship

blown

as it

Like a

pass - es

from its ,moor - ing

com

more,

et pulled from or

A tempo

to

rit.

a - ny -

to mat -ter

none of it seems

blame

and

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sun

like a

by a wind o the

sea,

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stream that meets a boul - der



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in

if I've been changed for the bet - ter?

If I've been changed for the bet - ter?

the

half waythrough the wood,

like a seed dropped by a bird

wood,

Who can say


Who can say


I do be - lieve I have been


I do be - lieve I have been

mp

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changed for

the

bet - ter

changed for

the

bet - ter..

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And

be -cause I knew you

rit. poco a poco

Be -cause I knew you...

Be -cause I knew you...

Be -cause I knew you...

I have been

I have been



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rit.

changed

Tempo I

changed

for

for

rit.

good.

good.

Tempo I