[PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

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[PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by geraldkidd » Sun Dec 13, 2015 9:36 pm

[PDF] Por Una Cabeza, by, Carlos Gardel, is instantly recognisable tango theme from such films as "Scent of a Woman" 1992 with Al Pacino or 1994 True Lies with Arnold Schwarzenegger. I wanted to arrange this theme for the guitar which is quite hard and to play, as this is usually played with Violins, Accordions, Piano etc, a big production. Therefore on the first half of the piece I have tried to use harmony's to add depth to the score, and adding a second voice to mimic the big production sound all on a single guitar arrangement. I feel it worked but sadly my guitar playing does not do justice even with micro editing to get the best for this piece. Perhaps other better guitarists will enjoy post a better effort on You Tube.

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Re: [PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by musikai » Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:29 pm

Thank you very much for that beautiful song!
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Re: [PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by oski79 » Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:36 am

Thank You Gerald! I've been working on this myself, using a fairly basic arrangement and Nemanja Bogunovic's to suit my own ideas. It looks like you have a few interesting twists I'll probably be tempted into working into my version.
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Re: [PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by geraldkidd » Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:50 pm

Hi good luck with your version look forward to hearing it when done.

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Re: [PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by Tonyyyyy » Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:25 pm

I knew the theme but didnt know of the composer or the title

Interestingly ''The name is a Spanish horse-racing phrase meaning "by a head", which refers to a horse winning a race by the length of one head. The lyrics speak of a compulsive horse-track gambler who compares his addiction for horses with his attraction to women.'' Wiki

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Re: [PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by geraldkidd » Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:39 pm

I hope you enjoyed it and give it ago. Thanks for the horse info, you learn everyday. Have you seen the Tango in True Lies. All the best.

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Re: [PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by Tonyyyyy » Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:53 pm

:shock: I did give it a go and it wasnt easy :cry:

Ideally 2 guitars maybe, even 3!

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Re: [PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by musikai » Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:55 pm

Always nice to know the original. Here's a little movie snippet with Carlos Gardel acting and singing his song:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fpI8vnC-3g

If the link doesn't work search for: Por una cabeza Carlos Gardel

Poooooorrrrrr una Cabeeeeeeeza !
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Re: [PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by geraldkidd » Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:33 pm

Thanks for the link.

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Re: [PDF] Gardel, Carlos - Por Una Cabeza, Scent of a Woman

Post by authorcamus » Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:45 am

It looks a little hard to play...

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