Francisco Tarrega - Tango tab

E-|---Song:-Tango----------------------------------|
A-|---Composer:-Francisco-Tarrega------------------|
D-|---Transcription-by:Christian Liang-------------|
G-|---E-Mail:christian.liang@gmail.com-------------|   
B-|---http://www.chrisliang.com--------------------|
E-|---Enjoy!---------------------------------------|


=========================================================================
                Tango by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) 
=========================================================================

Tune down A string to G (1 whole step)
Tune down bass E string to D (1 whole step)

2/4 Time Signature


Part A
Key: G minor

[1]
E||-----------------------------|------------------------------|
B||-----------------------------|------------------------------|
G||*--7--------5--3-----2-------|----0-----------------2-------|
D||*----------------------------|-------------0--5-------------|
G||---7--------5--3-----2-------|----0-----------------2-------|
D||-----------------------------|-------------0--5-------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L     4        2  4     2                        4     2
      3        1  3     1                        3     1

[3]
E|------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|------------------------------|
G|----3--------3--5-----6-------|----7=========----------------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
G|----3--------3--5-----6-------|----7=========----------------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L     4        4  4     4            4
      3        3  3     3            3

[5]            Rasq.                          Rasq.
                                     III................

E|----5--------5===-----5-------|----3--------3===-----3-------|
B|----4--------4===-----4-------|----3--------3===-----3-------|
G|----5--------5===-----5-------|----3--------3===-----3-------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
G|----5--------5===-----5-------|----0--------0===-----0-------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L     4        4        4            1        1        1
      1        1        1            1        1        1
      3        3        3            1        1        1
      2        2        2
                                 _____________________________
[7]            Rasq.            |1
                                     III.......

E|----2--------2===-----2-------|----3=========---------------||
B|----1--------1===-----1-------|----3=========---------------||
G|----2--------2===-----2-------|----3=========--------------*||
D|----0--------0===-----0-------|----------------------------*||
G|------------------------------|----0=========---------------||
D|------------------------------|-----------------------------||
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L     3        3        3            1
      1        1        1            1
      2        2        2            1

    ____________________________
[9]|2
      III.......
 
E|----3=========----------------|
B|----3=========----------------|
G|----3=========----------------|
D|---------------------<12>-----|
G|----0=========----------------|
D|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |  
L     1                 4
      1
      1
      
Part B

[10]
E|------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|-------------0--5-----0-------|-------------0--5-----0-------|
G|----0-------------------------|----0-------------------------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L                 2                              2


[12]
E||-6/10-------10-10------------|-------------10-11----11------|
B||-8/11-------11-11------------|-------------11-13----13------|
G||*----------------------------|------------------------------|
D||*--------------------0-------|----------------------0-------|
G||---0-------------------------|----0-------------------------|
D||-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L     1        1  1                           1  1     1
      2        2  2                           2  3     3


[14]
E|-13p11-------10-10------------|-------------10--11---10------|
B|----13-------11-11------------|-------------11--13---11------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|----------------------0-------|----------------------0-------|
G|----0-------------------------|----0-------------------------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L   4p1        1  1                           1  1     1        
      3        2  2                           2  3     3

[16]
E|-11p10-------8--8-------------|-------------8--10----8-------|
B|----11-------10-10------------|-------------10-11----10------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|----------------------0-------|----------------------0-------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|----0-------------------------|----0-------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L   4p1        1  1                           1  2     1
      3        3  3                           3  3     3

[18]
E|-10p8--------6--6-------------|----------------6-----8-------|
B|----10-------8--8-------------|-------------8--8-----10------|
G|------------------------------|-------------7----------------|
D|----------------------0-------|----------------------0-------|
G|----0-------------------------|----0-------------------------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L   4p3        1  1                           2  1     1
      1        3  3                           3  3     3


[20]
E|--6/10-------10-10------------|-------------10-11----11------|
B|--8/11-------11-11------------|-------------11-13----13------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|----------------------<12>----|----------------------0-------|
G|----0-------------------------|----<12>----------------------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L   1 1        1  1     3            3        1  1     1
    2 2        2  2                           2  3     3

[22]
E|-13p11----10-9--10------------|-------------10-11----10------|
B|----13----11-10-11------------|-------------11-13----11------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|----------------------<12>----|----------------------0-------|
G|----0-------------------------|----<12>----------------------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L   4p3     1  1  1     3            3        1  1     1
      1     2  2  2                           2  3     3

[24]                                  /  3  \

E|-11p10----8--7--8-----8-------|----8---10--8---6-----5-------|
B|----11----10-9--10----10------|----10------------------------|
G|------------------------------|----------------7-----5-------|
D|----------------------0-------|----------------------0-------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|----0-------------------------|----0-------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |   |   |   |  |  |  |    |
L   4p3     1  1  1     1            1   4   1   1     3
      1     3  3  3     3            3           2     2


     __________________________   _____________________________
[26]|1                           |2
      III                            III

E|----3------------------------||----3-------------------------|
B|-----------------------------||----3---------2/3-----3-------|
G|----3-----------------------*||----4---------3/4-----4-------|
D|-------------0--5-----0-----*||----------------------0-------|
G|----0------------------------||----0-------------------------|
D|-----------------------------||------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L     1           3                  1           1     1
      1                              1           2     2
                                     2
Part C
Key G Major

[28]                                    

E||-----------------------------|--3/7--------7--7-----7-------|
B||------3--5--3--2-----3-------|--5/8--------8--8-----8-------|
G||*-----4--5--4--3-----4-------|------------------------------|
D||*--------------------0-------|----------------------0-------|
G||---0-------------------------|----0-------------------------|
D||-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L        1  4  1  1     1            1        1  1     1
         2  3  2  2     2            3        3  3     3

[30]   /  3  \

E|--8p7---5---7---8-----7-------|----5--------8--8-----7-------|
B|----8---7---8---10----8-------|----7--------10-10----8-------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|----------------------0-------|----------------------0-------|
G|----0-------------------------|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|----0-------------------------|
 |    |   |   |   |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L   4p3   1   2   1     2            1        1  1     2
      1   3   3   3     3            3        3  3     3

[32]   /  3  \                        /  3  \

E|--8p7---5---5---7p5---3-------|--5p3---2---2--3p2---0--------|
B|----8---7---7---7-----5-------|----5---3---3--3-----1--------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|----------------------0-------|---------------------0--------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|----0-------------------------|----0-------------------------|
 |    |   |   |   |  |  |  |    |    |   |   |  |  |  |  |     |
L   4p1   1   1   4p1   1          4p1   2   2  4p2   1
      3   3   3   3     3            3   3   3  3

     ___________________________ 
[34]|1                             
       /  3  \

E|--2p0-------------------------|------------------------------|
B|----1---3---5---3-----1-------|----0--------2/-5-----3-------|
G|--------4---5---4-----2-------|----0--------3/-5-----4-------|
D|----------------------0-------|----------------------0-------|
G|------------------------------|----0-------------------------|
D|----0-------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |   |   |   |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L   2p1   1   4   1     1                     1  4     1
          2   3   2     2                     2  3     2

     ___________________________
[36]|2
       /  3  \

E|--2p0-----------------2-------|----3-------------------------|
B|----1---3---5---3-----1-------|----0-------------------------|
G|--------4---5---4-----2-------|----0-------------------------|
D|----------------------0-------|-------------0--5-----0-------|
G|------------------------------|----0-------------------------|
D|----0-------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |   |   |   |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L     2   1   4   1     3            1           4
      1   2   3   2     1
                        2

[38]               VII                V

E|------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|----------------<7>-----------|----<5>-----------------------|
G|----------------<7>-----------|----<5>-----------------------|
D|----------------<7>-----------|----<5>-----------------------|
G|----0-----------<7>-----------|----<5>-----------------------|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|
 |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |    |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |    |
L                 4                  4
                  4                  4
                  4                  4

======
Legend
======
General
 ______
| 1.    = Ending 1

/ 3 \ = Triplet

Right
p = pulgar = thumb
i = indice = index
m = medio = middle
a = anular = ring
Rasq. = Rasguedo Strum with fingers

Left
p = pull off
h = hammer on
/ = slide
= = suspend/hold Note
II2 = Barre at fret 2 bottom 2 strings
<12> - natural harmonic at 12 fret

----------
Some Notes
----------
Oddly tuned (A-G and E-D)
Song gets progressively harder

Part A
Key: G Minor
Double Stops using the odd tuning
Rasguerdo only at the second time round

Part B
Key: G Minor
High Frets playing use the open string bass notes (D,G,D)
to keep tempo

Part C 
Key: G Major
More notes plus Triplets
High Frets playing use the open string bass notes (D,G,D)
to keep tempo

August 6 2010
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