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GNOSSIENNES

STEPHEN GOSS
after Erik Satie

I - Gnossienne 3
Lent (q = 108)

Guitar 1

Guitar 3

Guitar 4

mp

Art. harm. 8ve, lower note only


p
mp

mp

** Imitate jazz double bass pizz by playing tasto with slow, wide vibrato

* All natural harmonics are written at sounding pitch

mp jazz bass**

Guitar 2

mp

mp

mp

m flesh strum

pp

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pp

mp

ppp

mf

mf

sim



mp

A Tempo

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jazz bass

Art. harm. 8ve, lower note only

mp

cresc.

cresc.

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p
m flesh strum

mf

cresc.

cresc.



p jazz bass

holding back

mf

pp

m flesh strum

pp

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nat.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

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34

cresc.

mp

mp

mf

mf

cresc.

mp

mp jazz bass



mp

Art. harm. 8ve, lower note only


mp

mf

mf

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cresc.

cresc.

mf

mf

mf

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Art. harm. 8ve, lower note only


p

pp

pp



pp



50

pp

mp

jazz bass

p Art. harm. 8ve, lower note only

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pp

pp

pp

pp

p jazz bass

pp

segue

II - Gymnopedie 3

Lent et grave (q = q)

60

doux et expressif

pp

pp

tasto XII*

rub with flesh


pp
80

thumb flesh strum

70

pp

pp

pp

pp

p doux et expressif

ppp very gentle trem.


* strike the string 12 frets higher than the left hand note

pp

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nat.

90

ppp

pp

thumb flesh strum

rub with flesh


ppp

ppp

pppp

110

nat.

pp



pp
100

pp

ppp

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thumb flesh strum

pp

ppp

segue

III - Gnossienne 4
Gently Flowing (q = 100)

pppp l.v.
119

rhythmic and clearly articulated

mp

pp


mf

3
3
pppp l.v.
pp
mp
mf
rhythmic and clearly articulated

ppp


ppp

pp tasto

mp

mf

p
126

pp background murmuring


pp background murmuring

mf

as if improvised

mf

134

as if improvised

p tasto

mf

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147

mf

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cresc.

p tasto

mf

pp

pp

152

across the strings

p cresc

pp

mf

pp

sim.

l.v.

pp background murmuring


157

p tasto
becoming foreground

mp

cold

mf

mp


mf

becoming foreground

mp

mf

164

pp background murmuring

mp

171

pp tasto

mp

pp background murmuring

as if improvised

mf

pp

mf

background murmuring

pp

p tasto
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l.v.

pp background murmuring

185

pp


warm

cold

mf sub
warm

mf sub

cold

warm

cold

mf sub

mf sub

191

warm

warm

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mf sub.

cold

cold

pp

mf sub.

pp becoming foreground

warm

cold

mf sub.

mf sub.

warm

pp

p cold

pp

cold

pp becoming foreground

cold

mf

197

11

mp tasto

mf

mp

mf

mf

pp background murmuring

pp background murmuring

as if improvised

mp

mf

204

mp

mp

mf

mp

p
l.v.

210

mf






pp background murmuring


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mf

as if improvised


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mf

pp

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mf

mp tasto

pp

pp background murmuring

l.v.

mp tasto



pp

mf

p
as if improvised

229

pp

mp

13

236

warm

mf sub.

pp
mp

warm

mf sub.

warm

warm

warm

mf sub.
242

pp

pp

mf sub.

warm

pp al fine

mf sub.
warm

cold

248

pp al fine

mf sub.

warm
cold

pp al fine

mf sub.

pp


mf sub.


segue
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IV- Gymnopedie 1
Lent et douloureux

XII VII

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XII

pp

sim

pp

pp

pp semi-pizz

p
22

15

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pp semi-pizz

pp semi-pizz

XII

p nat.

pp semi-pizz

p nat.


VII

XII

pp semi-pizz

XII

VII


XII

p nat.

p nat.


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pp


pp

pp

ppp

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p nat.

sim

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pp semi-pizz

pp semi-pizz

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XII

VII

pp semi-pizz

XII
VII

p nat.

pp semi-pizz

pp

p nat.

p nat.

XII

pp semi-pizz

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XII

pp semi-pizz

72

p nat.

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p nat.

pp

pp

pp

segue

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V - Gnossienne 2
Freely (q. = 72)

mp

pp

pp

In Tempo, with a swing

mf

mf

mf

mf

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jazz bass


pp tasto XII

mp

12

15

soupy

mp

mp

19

mp

mp

18

soupy

mp


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mf

21

mp

mp


mp

25

mf


mf


mf

mf

mf

mp

pp

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rit.

mp

Freely

p soto voce
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