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from the musical The Fantasticks

TRY TO REMEMBER
for S.A.T.B. voices and piano
with optional SoundPax and SoundTrax CD*

Arranged by JAY ALTHOUSE Lyrics by TOM JONES


Music by HARVEY SCHMIDT

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Gently (q = ca. 96-100)
Alto Saxophone

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mp SOLO (or S.A. unis.)

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Soprano
Alto
Try to re - mem - ber the

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Tenor
Bass

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F BbM7 Bb6 F BbM7 Bb6 F F/A

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Piano


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Gently (q = ca. 96-100)


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Guitar
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Bass

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Drumset
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* Also available for S.A.B. (27178), S.S.A. (27179), and 2-part (27180).
SoundTrax CD available (27181).
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1960 by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (Renewed)


This Arrangement 2007 by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt
Publication and Allied Rights Assigned to CHAPPELL & CO.
All Rights Reserved.
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A. Sax.

(end solo)

S.A.


kind of Sep - tem - ber when life was slow and oh, so mel - low.


T.B.

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Bb C7sus C9 F Dm7 Gm7 Gm7/C

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Pno.

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Gm7/C

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Gtr.

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Bass

mp

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Dr.
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A. Sax.
qu

mp



S.A.

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Try to re - mem - ber the kind of Sep - tem - ber when grass was green and grain was

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mp

R


T.B.

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F F/A BbM7 Bb6 Bb Bb/C Am/C Gm/C FM7 Dm7 GM7









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Pno.

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F F/A BbM7 Bb/C Am/C Gm/C FM7 Dm7 GM7


eg

Gtr.

Bass

Dr.

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21 22

A. Sax.

mf

S.A.









yel - low. Try to re - mem - ber the kind of Sep - tem - ber when you were a ten - der and


mf

T.B.

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Bb/C Am7 D7b9 Gm7 C7b9 FM7 BbM7 Bb6 Bb

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nl

mf

Pno.

as


ch

Bb/C Am7 D7b9 Gm7 C7b9 FM7 BbM7

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Gtr.

mf

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Bass

mf

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Dr.
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A. Sax.
qu

mp


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S.A.

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cal - low fel - low. Try to re - mem - ber and


mp


T.B.

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EbM7 C Bb/C Am/C Gm7/C F F/A





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decresc. mp
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Pno.




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EbM7 C Bb/C Am/C Gm7/C F F/A


eg

Gtr.
decresc. mp

Bass

decresc. mp

Dr.

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35

A. Sax.

mf
cresc.



S.A.

if you re - mem - ber, then fol - low, fol - low. Fol - low,

cresc.


T.B.

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fol - low, fol - low.

Bb C9 F Am7 BbM9 F Am7 BbM9 G Bm7

nl
mf

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Pno. cresc.

ch

Bb C9 F Am7 BbM9 F Am7 BbM9 G Bm7

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Gtr.

mf

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cresc.



Bass

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cresc. mf


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Dr.
es
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Light swing (q = ca. 132-138)

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qu

A. Sax.
poco accel. mf


poco accel.
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S.A.

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R

fol - low. Deep in De - cem - ber its nice to re - mem - ber al -


mf


T.B.

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Fol - low.



CM9 G Bm7 D7sus GM9 Em7 D/E Em7 Am7 Dsus D9/C


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poco accel.

Pno.


eg


CM9 G Bm7 D7sus GM9 Em7 D/E Em7 Am7 Dsus D9/C

Gtr.
poco accel.
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Bass

poco accel.
Light swing (q = ca. 132-138)
Brushes
Dr.
poco accel.

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49

A. Sax.



S.A.


though you know the snow will fol - low. Deep in De - cem - ber its nice to re -



T.B.

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Bm7 Em7 Am7 D9 GM7 Em7 D/E Em7 Am7

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Pno.

as

ch
Bm7 Em7 Am7 D9 GM7 Em7 D/E Em7 Am7

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Gtr.

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Bass

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Dr.
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56


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A. Sax.
qu



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S.A.

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mem - ber with - out a hurt the heart is hol - low. Deep in De - cem - ber, its
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T.B.

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D7sus D9/C Bm7 Em7 Am7 D9 Bm7 E7b9



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Pno.



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D7sus D9/C Bm7 Em7 Am7 D9 Bm7 E7b9
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Gtr.


Bass


Dr.

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63


A. Sax.

cresc.



cresc.


S.A.

nice to re - mem - ber the re of Sep - tem - ber that made us mel- low.


cresc.


T.B.

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Am7 D7b9 GM7 CM7 A/C# D CM7/D

nl
Pno. cresc.

as


ch

Am7 D7b9 GM7 CM7 A/C# D CM7/D

Gtr.

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cresc.

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Bass

cresc.

P

Dr.
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es cresc.
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straight eighths
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72



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A. Sax.
qu

rit. mf

mf rit. straight eighths


s i


S.A.

v

Deep in De - cem - ber our hearts should re - mem- ber and fol - low,
R

mf

T.B.

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fol - low,
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D7 GM7 Em7 D/E Em7 Am7 D7sus D7 G



Cadd2 C



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Pno. mf straight eighths



rit.


P
a

G Cadd2 C

eg

D7 GM7 Em7 D/E Em7 Am7 D7sus D7

Gtr.
mf rit.


Bass

mf rit.
straight eighths
Fill
Dr.
mf rit.

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80


78 Tempo I (q = ca. 96-100)
A. Sax.


SOLO (or opt. unis.)

decresc. mp (end solo)


S.A.

fol - low. Try to re - mem - ber and if you re - mem - ber,

decresc.
T.B.

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fol - low.

G

Cadd2 C G G/B C D7sus



nl
mp

as

Pno. decresc.

ch
G Cadd2 C G

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Gtr.

mp

ur
decresc.


Bass

P
decresc. mp
Tempo I (q = ca. 96-100)

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Dr.

decresc.
mp
es

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85
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qu

A. Sax.
rit.

p
(mp) decresc. rit.
s i


S.A.

v
R


then fol - low, fol - low, fol - low.



mp p

decresc.


T.B.

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e


fol - low, fol - low,

G C G C



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pp

Pno.


decresc. rit.


P
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eg

Gtr.
rit.


Bass

rit.


Dr.
rit.

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