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PostSubject: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Wed Jun 24, 2009 1:18 am

I suppose I should probably introduce myself first.
Hi, I'm Paul.
There. That should suffice.

At any rate, I'm transcribing full score sheet music arrangements of various Camera Obscura songs ... I started out thinking I'd do the entire catalog, but that idea fled quickly. :) ... and by full score I mean Guitar (lead&rhythm tabs+treble staff) + Bass (tabs + bass staff) + Piano staff + Vocal (treble staff) + Lyrics, in an arrangement as close to the original songs as possible. In effect, you could pick a part from the score and play along with your LP. Obviously, since I have absolutely no copy or ownership rights to any of the songs, the finished product will be available for free via PDF. I don't think I'm stepping on any legal toes as long as I don't claim any of the work as my own... But that's for the court injunction to decide. :D In the meantime, does anybody have requests?

I plan on writing arrangements for all the A-side singles, and various tracks that I particularly like playing. So far I've completed "Happy New Year", and am in the middle of finishing "Eighties Fan".
Others I would like to include are as follows, but it probably won't be all of them:
Houseboat
Pen And Notebook
Anti-Western
I Don't Do Crowds
Suspended From Class
Keep It Clean
Number One Son
Books Written For Girls
Lloyd, I'm Ready...
Tears For Affairs
Let's Get Out Of The Country
I Need All The Friends I Can Get
French Navy
The Sweetest Thing
My Maudlin Career
Honey In The Sun

I'm open to more suggestions. Just don't shout the entire catalouge at me, unless you are capable of helping with that! :)
In the very very final project, I plan on recording "backing tracks" for each part featured in the score, plus percussion. Obviously, with no horn or string section included in these arrangements, there will be differences - in many cases I will transpose trumpet solos and so forth to their guitar/piano equivalent. But that's how a lot of "full score" sheet music books work. I've got a 200 page Jethro Tull compilation which is entirely for guitar(s) - they even transpose the flute parts! My arrangements will be along a similar vein.

I'll keep y'all updated with my progress on the book as I complete each song. I'll do the same on my website, with incomplete copies available there.


[Now I'm certain that after typing and announcing all this - I'll be told that such a book already exists! :D Well, I couldn't find it on Hal Leonard's Website.]
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Wed Jun 24, 2009 6:52 am

bloody hell well in lad................and welcome(bit of a project this)
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Wed Jun 24, 2009 4:08 pm

wow! thats amazing (and ambitious)..I'd love a copy of the two you have done. I play guitar (not well mind you), my wife plays piano and we're teaching our kids to play so that'd be great to have sheet music for CO! I've found some songs online but they're mostly chords or tab and not always right. I checked your site but don't see anything but links there - my email is tony_bolony@hotmail.com
i dont really have any requests other than keep em coming! Very Happy
thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Wed Jun 24, 2009 6:34 pm

tonybolony wrote:
wow! thats amazing (and ambitious)..I'd love a copy of the two you have done. I play guitar (not well mind you), my wife plays piano and we're teaching our kids to play so that'd be great to have sheet music for CO! I've found some songs online but they're mostly chords or tab and not always right. I checked your site but don't see anything but links there - my email is tony_bolony@hotmail.com
i dont really have any requests other than keep em coming! :D
thanks!
tony

At this point i've just got the two written out by hand. I'll get them in a printed format very soonly and post them over to you.

yeah...there's nothing on my website. ;) i only installed wordpress for the 100th time yesterday, and haven't posted any content yet. something shall be there soon, perhaps.


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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Wed Jun 24, 2009 6:35 pm

graeme wrote:
(bit of a project this)

i'm a musician myself and in the middle of a huge composer's block. so in the meantime i'm doing this... keeps my ears sharp as well as my guitar callouses. :D
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:10 pm

me mate seems to think you`d be better served transcriptin"forever changes".....erm i dont know so much...said the C.O stuff is all D,C,G i think...ahh well sounds good to these ears........but she is rather fond of Bm,Cm...Em as well,oddly.........
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:29 pm

graeme wrote:
me mate seems to think you`d be better served transcriptin"forever changes".....erm i dont know so much...said the C.O stuff is all D,C,G i think...ahh well sounds good to these ears........but she is rather fond of Bm,Cm...Em as well,oddly.........

Yeah it's pretty much true... Happy New Year only uses G,D, and A .... Eighties fan uses G,D,C and Bm7. It starts to get more complex the further you get, but that's all solved by using capos. Nonetheless, they have some pretty cool fingerpicking going on. And there's some transitions played within the solos that can be translated to certain chords outside of the basic pattern.

My ears aren't fantastic. If these guys were doing jazz chords I'd never be able to figure the songs out.

"Forever changes" ? Is that a B-Side?
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Thu Jun 25, 2009 8:49 am

Hi Paul, you're welcome!
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Thu Jun 25, 2009 9:15 am

paul-h wrote:
graeme wrote:
me mate seems to think you`d be better served transcriptin"forever changes".....erm i dont know so much...said the C.O stuff is all D,C,G i think...ahh well sounds good to these ears........but she is rather fond of Bm,Cm...Em as well,oddly.........

Yeah it's pretty much true... Happy New Year only uses G,D, and A .... Eighties fan uses G,D,C and Bm7. It starts to get more complex the further you get, but that's all solved by using capos. Nonetheless, they have some pretty cool fingerpicking going on. And there's some transitions played within the solos that can be translated to certain chords outside of the basic pattern.

My ears aren't fantastic. If these guys were doing jazz chords I'd never be able to figure the songs out.

"Forever changes" ? Is that a B-Side?

no doubt about it,kennys parts add so much to tracyanne`s"normal chords"...a lot like john head,to mick heads of shack........are the pentatonic or gut?prob the latter.....forever changes is by a band called love...you must know it surely..
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:16 pm

graeme wrote:

no doubt about it,kennys parts add so much to tracyanne`s"normal chords"...a lot like john head,to mick heads of shack........are the pentatonic or gut?prob the latter.....forever changes is by a band called love...you must know it surely..

er.....nope, never heard of them. my music library doesn't often stray outside the 50s-70s, and a bit of 80s that still sounds like 70s. are they new?
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Thu Jun 25, 2009 2:39 pm

nope,about 1967...make it your mission to seek and destroy....its always pretty much in the top 10 albums of all time(sgt pepper,pet sounds,blonde on blonde,blood on the tracks,astral weeks..err,blah,blah,etc...)
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:38 pm

Wow, than I really am surprised that I haven't heard them. I will indeed 'search and destroy'. :) I'm sure I can find some vinyl's on ebay.
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PostSubject: Re: Sheet Music Compilation Requests   Tue Jul 07, 2009 5:29 pm

i must admit i never heard them either but picked up a cheapie at the local record store and its fantastic - how did they stayed under the radar? i checked them on wiki and can see they made it on several lists of top albums ever but man, i can't honestly say i ever heard a single song.
i particularly like the opening tracks and "live & let live" - solid stuff!
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