Piano sheet music of "Por una Cabeza" in level 1 (beginner)
About this sheet music and what it includes:
- Por una Cabeza
- Music by Carlos Gardel
- Lyrics by Alfredo Le Pera
- Level 1: Beginner's level (See other levels of this song)
- 2 page of music
- Hand positions & brief tutorial page
- Lyrics page in Spanish
- Cover sheet
- Style: Tango
- Key (for this arrangement): C major
- Fingerings: on all the notes
- 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: GMNS00681
More about this Level 1 "Por una Cabeza":
Por una Cabeza is a beautiful & softer side of tango. The music was composed by an 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.
This level 1 arrangement of Por una Cabeza has only 1 hand position for the entire song. Please refer to the hand position tutorial page. However, there are a lot of black keys in this song. Therefore we consider this level as the higher end of Level 1. When you see a sharp (#) or flat (b) sign on a note please go to one of the black keys described in the tutorial page. Remember that you don't see a flat or sharp sign on the 2nd same note of a measure. But you do have to consider those notes as sharped or flatted notes unless if you see a natural sign on it. If you see a natural sign please go back to a white key. Make sure to repeat. And in the 2nd time, skip the 1st ending and go to the 2nd ending to end on Low C with your left hand. You may play everything in the middle of piano (which how it's written) or everything one octave higher depending on your taste. The left-hand thumb needs to play a black key sometimes in this song. Make sure to stay close to the black keys always otherwise you won't reach a black key with your thumb easily.
To learn more about Por una Cabeza's composer, Carlos Gardel, please visit our page, "About Carlos Gardel".
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