Guitar and Piano Transcriptions

Both Sides Now - G

piano music transcribed by Oliver Burkardt

Author Notes:

Accompanying Notes:

This lead-sheet
is based on the Original Studio Version recorded on Joni Mitchel's LP "Clouds" from 1969.
tries to stay musically as true as possible to the original, whilst delivering a compact format to play and improvise from.
is intended to be played by any type or number of instruments.
The transcribed Melody is based on the first Verse. It compromises the rhythmic placement of all lyrics by approx. 20%, to accommodate all three verses on one sheet.
The middle voice, as played in the original, can be helpful for chord orientation.
The chords are chosen to compliment the original guitar voicings and to take advantage of expanded instrumental settings.
Originally, the Song was written in D and played with a capo on F#/Gb. For easier playability a Version in F and G are present, next to the recorded key in F#/Gb, notated in F#.

This transcription is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song.
You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.
Copyrighted material contained in transcriptions is used in accordance with 'Fair Use'.

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