Play the Spanish Classical Song "Guardame Las Vacas"

Posted by Patrick Francis

Guardame 8 BARS
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“Guardame las Vacas” (“Guard the Cows”) comes from a collection of music titled Los seys libros del Delphin, by Spaniard Luis de Narváez (1500–c.1560). “Guardame las Vacas” is one of the earliest published examples of a variation piece: a composition that uses a central theme or chord progression as its basis and presents that idea in a multitude of ways. The first eight measures of my arrangement are shown below.

Excerpted from Spanish Repertoire for Classical Guitar

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