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Petite Suite 3. Menuet Guitar Trio with TAB

Claude Achille Debussy (1862-1918) arr. Lisa Marie Gabriel
Year of composition
Lisa Marie Gabriel
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Classical music

The Petite Suite was composed between 1886 and 1889 and was inspired, as was Clair de Lune, by Paul Verlaine's Fetes Galantes. Originally for two piano duet, this version lends itself nicely to guitar trio. I have included suggested TAB for those uncomfortable with standard notation. A TAB free version is also available for those who prefer the more traditional approach. The artificial harmonics in guitars 1 and 2 are suggestions, with a cutaway the fretboard becomes more accessible in the higher ranges and these notes can be played an octave higher instead. This arrangement is playable by intermediate guitarists from grade 3/4 upwards. Guitar 1 has some high note chops but these are quite playable with practice.

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