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f 68 11.11. M A S A N G A - g u it a r ia p ro w ia a t io n a Mwenda Jean Boaco


(aa re c o rd e d on GALLOTONE GB 1 5 8 6 T ) ( T ra n a c rib e d by
Dawid R y c r o f t )

Capotaata f i t t e d a t 6 th fre t, i. e . s o u n d in g one f o u r t h h ig h e r th a n w r it t e n (k e y C)

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M A S A N G A
( G u i t a r song v e r s i o n r e c o r d e d Wvenda J e a n Boses
• 128 M.M. on G a l l o t o n e GB 1700 and on ( T r a n s c r i b e d by
f Decca LF 1170 A 1171 (LP) David R y e r o f t )

Voc al ( t r a n s p o s e d i n k e e p i n g v i t h g u i t a r n o t a t i o n , i . e . sh o u ld sound one f i f t h l o v e r )


9 _ -------- ~ ~ 11

* Owing to the frequency w ith which changes are introduced in £he grouping and accentuation
. o f notea w ith in the 8 - quaver bar ■e n sure , an a ll-* a b ra < in g 8 t i n s sig n a tu re has been
shown h e rs .

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(GB 1 7 0 0 M a a & n ga — 2 )

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(GB 1700 Masanga - 3)

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(GB 1 7 0 0 M oating* - 4 )

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[ C a p o t a s t a f i t t e d a t th e f i f t h f r e t , i . e . so un d in g one f o u r t h h i g h e r than v r i t t o n ( k e j F ) .
The T o ca l l i n e haa been t r a n s p o s e d i n a c c o r d a n e a t a c t u a l p i t c h sh ou ld be one f i f t h l o v e r . ]

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