Shakespeare & Petrarch

William Shakespeare
& Francesco Petrarca (Melodified)

The sheet music is readily playable on a baritone ukulele, but if you don’t own one, use the bottom four (highest pitched) strings on a guitar … you know, the guitar under your bed for the last 20 years? If you can read tablature, you’ll be fine playing these on a regular ukulele tuned with a low 4th string, but the standard notation and chord grid names will be wrong. You could also use a tenor banjo tuned Chicago style. Shakespeare on the banjo … yup. The struggle is over.

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William Shakespeare’s Sonnets

You should write this one today: 112 of 158-ish

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001 From fairest creatures we desire increase (A minor)
002 When forty winters shall besiege thy brow (G major)
003 Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest (D minor)
004 Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spend (F# minor)
005 Those hours, that with gentle work did frame (E minor)
006 Then let not winter’s ragged hand deface (A major – sorta)
095 ♥ How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame (G minor)

 

 

 

 


Inspired by Francesco Petrarca

You should write this one today: 281 of 366

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