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POR UNA CABEZA

Tango for brass band


Carlos Gardel
arr Geoff Colmer
Tempo del Tango e = 102
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Cymbals / 4 mf

Copyright 2008 G.Colmer (geoff_colmer@hotmail.com)
Further information and downloads: www.musica-orichalcinus.eu
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