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First I thought it was for some other musical instrument (guitar?) but both the title and the shopkeeper told me that the music sheet was for piano.

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On certain (typically more pop-oriented) piano scores, I have seen the guitar chord diagrams like that. I believe they are present so that, if someone wants to "play along" with chords on guitar, they could do so. I see that even more on songs (that is, voice with piano) in this style.

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+1 and thanks for the prompt answer. –  Ali Nov 3 '11 at 18:26

There's even a well-known abbreviation; if you see "PVG" on a book or score, it's for piano, with vocal and guitar also notated.

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+1 and thanks. I will look for PVG. –  Ali Nov 4 '11 at 8:35

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