[PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

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[PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by bukena » Sun Feb 17, 2008 9:54 pm

Hi Folks,

I would like to apologize for posting scores and then have them removed. That won't happen again. I am going to publish my transcriptions and I was advised to remove any copy from the net and since it seems like sound advise, I did so. I felt pretty bad about having them removed.

Anyway, I want to share with you one of my favorite pieces of music. This is one of the most beautiful pieces ever written and it's so wonderful to play. The original is in Gm, which is played in dropped D. And since I am an all-around nice guy... I transcribed it to Am. However, do check out the score in Gm... those bottom Ds sound just fantastic!.

I've told my family and friends that I want someone to play this at my funeral.

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Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by GeoffB » Mon Feb 18, 2008 11:25 am

Many thanks, bukena, for this, and especially for the transcription to Am. It will be a while before I can do it justice, but I was prompted to search on youtube to get an idea of what the piece sounded like and I agree it's a really beautiful one. I hope whoever your friends and family choose to play it has a long, long time to practise! :mrgreen:

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Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by pogmoor » Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:12 pm

Very nice arrangement - very clear and well set out. I like playing this in A minor and I'll print this one out and use it to play from :)
On a quick look through there's one thing I would change, though. In bar 22 I would use open strings to play the semiquavers in the first two beats campanella as this was an effect often used in music of this time and particularly effective here.
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Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by bukena » Tue Feb 19, 2008 3:13 am

Thanks Geoff and Pogmoor. I'll check the campanella thing when I get home... sounds interesting. Thanks for educating me. The only error I've found is the 2nd string indicator of meas. 82 in the Am score... it should be for the 3rd string.

Have fun!



Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by adeptus » Wed Feb 20, 2008 12:18 pm

I adore this piece and it isn't played very much...and I think this is such a shame.

Thank you very much bukena for these gems!



Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by wolfgang » Wed Feb 20, 2008 12:55 pm

Fantastic score, thanks for making it available. I have printed the dropped d version and will try to play it soon.

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Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by Tonyyyyy » Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:26 pm

bukena wrote:I'll check the campanella thing when I get home... sounds interesting.

Fantastic !

I discovered the campanella possibility too (without having read Pogmoor's post , and its lovely.


Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by Moderato » Mon Mar 10, 2008 1:59 am

I've been playing this in Am for a while. When I saw the Gm version I thought I was going to like it better especially since I play many songs in DADGBE. However I find I keep going back to the Am version, perhaps even though this a Dm lute piece, the Am just suits the CG better. They are both excellent transcriptions. Have you ever thought or have transcribed this Weiss Dm Allemande?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIANAfU2cS4 I play this on my lute (one of the only songs I can play on it), anyway I think it might sound decent for CG.


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Post by SrDedosRapidos » Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:58 pm

In the middle of learning this :)

Great Piece. Thanks for the score :bravo:

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Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by Jean-François Delcamp » Fri Sep 19, 2008 6:46 am

Hi Bukena,
Great Piece. Thanks for the score :bravo:
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Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by Tarbaby (1953 - 2016) » Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:29 am

Wow, Armand!

You got JD's attention!


Hope you get more of the attention you deserve!



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Post by henkk » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:17 pm

thank you for this Weiss piece

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Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by norban » Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:42 pm

Hello Bukena,
thank you for the beautiful arrangement. :P

off topic: Visited marvellous San Sebastian a couple of years back, is that where you live ?

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Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by pmcallis » Thu May 14, 2009 2:58 am

A lovely Am version. Thanks.

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Re: [PDF] Weiss, S. L. - Ciacona

Post by Altophile » Sat Aug 06, 2016 5:29 pm

A belated thank you for these arrangements. I've never seen a two-for like this with the same piece in the two most popular keys:)

BTW, it lays even more naturally on the guitar in E minor, but unless you have a seven or eight string guitar you end up making even more sacrifices in the bass line.


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