Overview of this digital piano sheet music:
- "Por una Cabeza"
- Music composer: Carlos Gardel
- Lyricist: Alfredo Le Pera
- Level 3: easy (See other levels of this song)
- 2 page of music
- Separate lyrics page in Spanish
- Cover sheet
- Style: Tango
- Key (for this arrangement): C major. The 2nd part is in C minor.
- Fingerings: on a few helpful suggestions for the right-hand
- Instrumentation: For piano solo
- Complete audio sample: Always free to listen to on our website
- Downloading file: PDF
- Arranger & music editor: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00683
About the song, "Por una Cabeza":
"Por una Cabeza" is a beautiful & softer side of tango. The music was composed by a French-Argentine composer, Carlos Gardel. And the lyrics were written by an Argentine lyricist, Alfredo Le Pera. It is about a man comparing his addictions between the horse race gambling and a woman. This song is used in popular films such as "Scent of a Woman," "Schindler's List," "True Lies," "Easy Virtue," "Love in the Time of Cholera," "Bad Santa," & "Tango Bar" which the composer, Carlos Gardel acted in.
Tips for playing Level 3 "For una Cabeza":
This Level 3 arrangement of "Por una Cabeza" plays the melody with the right hand and harmonic accompaniment with the left hand. There are no specific hand positions where you can stay for the whole time like Level 1 and Level 2. A few helpful fingering numbers are suggested for the right hand. The damper pedal is necessary only at the end. Even though it is written for piano solo, you or someone else can sing along. The separate Spanish lyrics page is included in the PDF file. This level of arrangement is high enough that it really starts to resemble the original. You can refer to our free complete audio sample on the top of this page. Enjoy!
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