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Send In The Clowns, Stephen Sondheim's classic from his 1973 musical A Little Night Music, was first recorded by Frank Sinatra but it was Judy Collins version from 1975 that launched it into mainstream modern culture,

This arrangement includes a little harmony added to the melody, which mostly features short phrases with steady filler between the melody notes. It is played with very flexible timing, which can make some of the unusual chord shapes a little more accessible.