Tombeau sur la Mort de M. Comte d’Logy by Weiss

Tombeau sur la Mort de M. Comte d’Logy arrivée 1721 (London Manuscript) by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750). Sheet Music or Tab for Classical Guitar. Comes with both a notation only edition and a notation + tab edition. Left hand fingering. PDF Download. Level: Advanced.

One of the most important Baroque lutenists and composers and a direct contemporary of Bach, we are very lucky to have the music Weiss. The Tombeau sur la Mort de M. Comte d’Logy is one his finest works and very popular arrangement for guitar. Weiss used a symbol for ornaments that allows for numerous interpretations. I’ve added the most likely appoggiaturas and removed impractical ornaments for a modern guitar edition. Although I’ve added editorial ornaments I keep true to the original as much as possible. I love Robert Barto’s lute recordings of Weiss, you can get his recording of this work here: Weiss Volume 10 or listen to it on Spotify.

Tombeau by Weiss (PDF Sheet Music or Tab) 

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Video Performance YouTube Link

In the meantime, here’s a lute recording.

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