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Music and Lyrics by


STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
Note: When performed as a solo, sing the top melody line throughout.
Tenderly, poco rubato
A /D
A5

H H

with pedal

' H H H H PP ;

A /C

Glinda:

D maj9

D 69

Ive heard it

said

D 69

' HHHH

A 5/C

bring - ing

Cm7

D sus2

./ . . . . . . . . . F .
.. FF ./ F
.
.

that peo - ple

A /C

come in - to our lives

D maj9

some - thing we must learn. And we are

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we

let

B /D

them,

and we

help them in

> /
. .F .
--

led

for

D 69

.. . .. .. FF ..0
.. . . - F

Fm7

if

PP
PP

to those who

E sus

>
.
.. . ...
. . . ... . . . ' HHHH .F
.. . .. .. . . FF
/. F.
.
.F
. . G .F
( HHHH . . -F
..help us most to grow,

PN
-PN -

colla voce

rea - son,

A /C

> /. .
>
.
' H H H H PP
.
.
FF ..0 -.
.
.
-( H H H H PP . . . . .. . . - F
..
H
H
H
H
H
' HHHH /
. .F = . .F . . . . .F
' HHHH .F . .
.
.
.
.
.
. F .0 .. .. ..
( HHHH . . -F
D maj9

A /D

..0 .. . . . F
.0 .0 . F . . . . . ,
. F .0 -

' H H H H PP . . . . .
p F . 0
( H H H H PP .
E

H H

A5

../.. ..
. .
.0 . F

re - turn.

..
H .0

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A /C

' HHHH >

/. . .
...0
..0

Well,

' H H H H .. FF
( H H H H .. FF

D m(maj7)

. . .F .
--.. FF
.0

dont know

if

Fm/C

. . . .F
..
HH . FF
G
.F
G ..0 -. . . . . . .

be - lieve

thats

true,

but

Bmaj7(3/)/E

' HHHH

D sus2

D m7

B/E

N H
/.
P
H
.
.
F
.
.
.
.
H
. . . . . .
. .
' HHHH H.
H -- FF
HH ..
PN HH ..
H.
H.
( HHHH H,
PN ..
know

Im

who

G sus

' H H H H PP

be

cause

D maj7(3/)/G

D sus2

knew

Like a

com - et pulled from or - bit

A /D

G sus2

as it

pass - es

that

meets

D sus2/F

sun,

O
/
. . . . . . .F
. . . . . .F
' H H H H ..
.
H .. ...
G ..
.
.
.
..0 ..0 . .0 H .
( H H H H .. FF
.
.
stream

you

> . H. . . . . . > .
> .
.
. .. . . . . .
.. . . ... ... . .. . . . . . .
...
H.F . G .. FF ..0 -.0 H H

A /C

' HHHH

to - day

A /C

-F
' H H H H PP HH ... FF / F .
( H H H H PP H . . H - F
H

am

PP
PP
PP

boul

der

half - way

through the

like a

H H

E /D

/.

wood,

.
.

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A /C

B m7

Cm7

' HHHH > /


.......
' H H H H . F . . FF
.0 . F ./
( H H H H .. FF ..0 .. . .
who can

say

A /C

' HHHH

E
Elphaba:

D maj9

' HHHH /
. .F
' HHHH
.. FF
( HHHH .
.

life - time,

A /C

But

H H H

PR .
' H H H H . . . . .0 . F PR .
.
.
( H H H H .. FF ..0 -- PR .

' HHHH ;
' HHHH .
. .
( H H H H ./ .
..

the bet - ter?

B m7 A /D

D 69

let me

> / . ./
. . .F
... FF ../ .. . . .
.. FF ..0 -be - cause I knew you,

A tempo, warmly
A

P
>
P
/
. . -F
. ,
PP .. ,
,
qoPP . .
. ,
. .

have been changed

for

H H

D maj9

B m7/D

be

that we will

D sus2

say be - fore we part:

A /C

so much of

H H

A /D

good.

rit.

A /C

so

A /C

E5

> /. .
> /
.
...
.. .. . .. .. F ./ . ..
./ . . . F . . . .
. . .. . . .
.
H
H H
O H H
> /
. ... . ..... . . . .
../ .. .. . .. . .. . .. . .. .
. .0 . ./ .. .. .. ..
It well may

D sus2

. . F . . . F > ./
-/.
.. F
-.
.
.

if Ive been changed for

D5

Fm(2)

. . . ..
.F
./

. . ....
-..
.
.
.
..
H
H
./ . F >
.. FF ../ ..
.
.
0
.
.

nev - er meet a - gain

D maj9

me

D 69

Cm

..

in this

. .. .
.
./ . F .
..
. ..

is made

of

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Cm7

Fm7

' HHHH

>
.
.
.
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.
.
.
. . .
..
.
.

' HHHH
.. FF
/. . .
.. FFF
../ .. ..
( HHHH . .
. . . . . . .0 . ./
.
0
.
H
H
H
H
H
O
' HHHH
O
>
/. . F . . . . . .
. . . . . ' HHHH
/
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.. FF
/. ... .
.. . . .. .. .
/
( HHHH . G .
H
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F
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H
G.
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H
H
' HHHH
N H
PP
>
P
/
H
.F . . . .
. .F . .F . . . . . H . . . . .
' HHHH H
.H . . GG .. .. FF ./ HH . H H .. .. .. . PN H H . HH .. PP
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H
( HHHH / . / . .
N H PP
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H
/
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0
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H. .
H
H
H
H
H
H H
O
' H H H H PP
> . ......
> .
-F
.
.
. . .. . . . . .
' H H H H PP
HH ... . . .. . .. . .. . . .. .. FF ./ .. . . .. .. . . .
( H H H H PP / H . F . F H
/
/
.
.
0
/
.
H
.
.
.
F
.
.
. GG .. F .. ..
H
H.
.F . .
F
what

learned from you,

B /D

hand - print

D m(maj7)

stor - ies

G sus

youll

E sus

on

my

know

A /C

Like a

Bmaj7(3/)/E

you have

now

like

what - ev - er

re - writ - ten mine

D sus2

ship blown from its moor - ing

me

D sus2

And

with

A /C

heart.

Fm

end,

be

D m7

by

D maj9(3/)/G

by a

way

our

B/E

be - ing my

friend

wind off the sea,

like a

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A /C

' HHHH

H H

A /D

. . . . . ... .
.
' HHHH
/. ..
.. . . .. .. FFF
.
( HHHH
.
HH .
/
.
.. ..
F..
.
FH H
' HHHH > /
. . . . . . . . . .F . . .F
' HHHH
.. . . .. .. . . . .. FF ./ .. FF
( H H H H . F ./ . . .
.
.
.F . H
H
H
O
' HHHH >
/. . . ./ . F
. .
' HHHH > . . . . .
0 .
. .. .
..0 ..0 . .0 .
( H H H H . FF
.F
.
seed

dropped

A /C

by

sky

B m7

D5
Glinda:

Be - cause

bird

in

Cm7

who can say

if

Fm7

Ive been changed

for

A /C

G (9)

the bet - ter?

B m7(4)
Both:

knew

you

D 6/F

H H

E /D

/.
. . . .F .F
/
/
.
.
G
.
.
. . . . .
..
.. ..
H
H
> / > / . ./
. . . .F
/. ... . .. .. . . . .
. . FF ./ .F . a

dis

tant

wood,

D sus2

But

A /C

be - cause I knew you

H H

A /D

HHHHHHH

. . .F .
HHHHHH
H
. .. .. . .. . .
HHHHHHH
.. .. .. . F
.
.
F
H
H
>
. . . . ./ . F .
. .. . . .. .. . .. . .
../ .. . . -
I

have

been

changed

for

cresc.

Pi mosso
D m7

' HHHHHHH
' HHHHHHH

good

.. . . ..
( HHHHHHH
/
.
.. FF

Elphaba:

D m9

> /
. .
.. ... FF
.
.F
And

just

to

clear

Bmaj7/E

the

air,

ask

for -

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D m7

D m9

Bmaj7/E

' HHHHHHH
>
. . . . . . . . . .F . . . ' HHHHHHH
.. . . .. .. . ... FF . .. . . ... ... . . ..
( HHHHHHH
/ .F
/
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.H. FF
.
.
.

.
.F .

H
H H H
H
' HHHHHHH > /
. . . . . . . . . G. . . .F
./
' HHHHHHH
= > /
;
;
.
' HHHHHHH
/.. ..
.. FFF
. . . .. G .. . .. .. . .
( H H H H H H H . . . -.. . .. G . G . F
/
..
.
H
H H O H .F H
' HHHHHHH
HG H H
H
G
G
. . . .F . . .F . . . . . . . . . . .
' HHHHHHH
H
H
H
G
H
G
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G
F
0
.
. . . .F . . .F . . ' HHHHHHH
HG H H
H
G
G
.. . .. .
HH .. .. ... ... . .. .
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( HHHHHHH H .
H
/
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G
H
G
G
F.
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F
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HH .. FF
H
HF H
H
. .
' HHHH
. . . ... . > .. . . . . . > ..
' H H H H . . . . . . . O. . /
. . ... . . .
' HHHH .
. ... ... ... . . ... . . .. .. FFF . . . .
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( HHHH
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H
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.
F
.
. H .F
GG . F
.
.
. .
.
. .
.
give - ness

for the things Ive done

E m7
Glinda:

G6

But

then,

you

blame

me

for.

A sus A /G

guess

we

know theres

D /F

blame

to

share,

and

Elphaba:

and

Bmaj7(3/)/E

D m7(4)

D m7/G

none of

it

seems

to mat - ter

an - y

more

none of

it

seems

to mat - ter

an - y

more

G /E

Like

com-

rit.

A /C

D sus2

et

pulled from or

Like

ship

A sus/G

bit

blown

as

it

from its

pass - es

moor - ing

sun,

by

like a

a wind

off

the

sea,

a tempo

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A /C

' HHHH

D sus2

D sus2/G

H DHsus2/FO

H H

E /D

N
P
/
. . . .F .
. . . . . .F
.
O
' HHHH
N
P
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
..
' HHHH
... ... . . .. .. G .. . PN
. .
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( HHHH
N
F
.
P
/
/
H
.
.
.. .
.. ..
.. FF
H . ..
' H H H H PN >H / H PP
. . . - . . ./ . . . . F . . . F .
' H H H H PN > / . . PP - . . . . . . F . .
.F .
.
' H H H H PN .
P
,,
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FF
.
P
/
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. . t
( H H H H PN . F
PP
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.. ,,
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t
H
H
H H
' HHHH > /
N
PP
P
. . . . . . . . . . F . . . F . . F ./
' HHHH > /
N
PP
>
P
.
. . . . . . . . .F . . .F . .F
' H H H H ... FF
..0 .. . . PN .. . . PP -qp . F
..0 ..0 . F
( HHHH .F
PP . . . PN -.

. . .
>
.
. . .

stream that meets

boul - der

like a seed

half - way

dropped

by

bird

through the

in

the

wood,

wood,

senza rit.

A /C

B m7

Cm7

Fm7

who

can

say

if

Ive been

changed

for

the bet - ter?

who

can

say

if

Ive been

changed

for

the bet - ter?

dim.

D sus2

A /C

E /B

Fm

do

be - lieve

have been

changed

for

the

bet - ter

do

be - lieve

have been

changed

for

the

bet - ter

Fm(2)

And

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D sus2

' HHHH >F

A /C

1. . . ./ . F
' HHHH
;
' H H H H . F ./ . . .
.
.. F
..0 ..0 . F
( H H H H .. FF
be - cause I knew you

rit. poco a poco

B m7(5/)

' H H H H PN

H H

A /C

have been

have been

Be - cause I knew you

Be - cause I knew you

Be - cause I knew you

Tempo 1
A5

E sus

changed

changed

rit.

A5

A /C

N
> / . . ./
P
.
.F
N
> / . ./
> / . . ./
P
.
.F
. . .F
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/
. F . . . . ... . .. . . . PN

.. FF .. .. . . N
P
0
-

O
P
. . . P. . ...' H H H H PN O
P
P
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PP . ?
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H
H H
H
H
' HHHH
N
P
,
' HHHH
N
P
,
' HHHH
N
P
/.. . F
. . . .. -F
.
.
/
( HHHH .F
.. -PN ./ . F
. .F
I

D sus2

A /D

D sus2

A /D

D (2)

good.

good.

rit.

H H

A /D

for

for

. . . .. -..0 -.F

A (2)

PP
PP

PP E
,,,
PP E
,

E;
E;

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