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AIR ON THE G STRING

J. S. BACH

This transcription has been made from the well known Air from Bach's
Suite No. 3 in D, (BWV 1068). The original text has been faithfully observed,
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In example (a) the grace note should be played as an embellishment.


In the two-guitar version, the first guitar may be used

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simplified guitar solo.

EXPLANATION OF THE SIGNS AND FINGERINGS


Left hand

.---- legato or slur: CII Grande barre: V Barre stopping 3 strings or less.
Passage to be played in that position. @ e ringed numeral indicates that

the note or notes are to be played on that string.


Numbers beside notes indicate the flngering.

Right hand

p:pouce :Thumb
i : indice - Index flnger
m : mediant - Middle finger
a : anular : Ring finger

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