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Howard Shore - Concerning Hobbits tab

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CONCERNING HOBBITS
As recorded by Howard Shore
(From the 2002 Album THE LORD OF THE RINGS (OST) - THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING)

Transcribed by TimBob
	

Music by Howard Shore
Arranged by TimBob

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Flute'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Strings'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Fiddle'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Strings 2'
Gtr V (E A D G B E) - 'Pizzicato Strings'

 Intro
  Q=100
  D                     D                      D
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          W           S S Q   Q  Q  T T S    H     +E  E  Q
|----------|----------|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------|----------|------7--10--7--5h7p5-|------------7-10---|
|----------|----------|--7-9-----------------|--7-----(7)--------|
|----------|----------|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------|----------|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------|----------|----------------------|-------------------|
|
| Gtr IV
|                                               >
| W          W           W                     +W
|----------|----------|-^2-------------------|-(2)---------------|
|----------|----------|-^3-------------------|-(3)---------------|
|----------|----------|-^2-------------------|-(2)---------------|
|----------|----------|-^0-------------------|-(0)---------------|
|----------|----------|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------|----------|----------------------|-------------------|


  G                    D         A
                  ~~
   Q.    E E +E   Q     Q.   S S  Q.   S S
|--7----10-9-(9)-----|---------------------|
|----------------10--|--7----8p7--5------5-|
|--------------------|-----------------7---|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|
| Gtr IV
|  W                    H         H
|-^3-----------------|-^2--------^0--------|
|-^3-----------------|-^3--------^2--------|
|-^0-----------------|-^2--------^2--------|
|-^0-----------------|-^0------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|


  D                        D
   Q  Q  a S Q  +S  S. T    H     +E  E  Q
|-----5------------------|-------------------|
|--7-----5h7p5--(5)----5-|------------7-10---|
|-------------------7----|--7-----(7)--------|
|------------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|
|
|                           >
|  W                       +W
|-^2---------------------|-(2)---------------|
|-^3---------------------|-(3)---------------|
|-^2---------------------|-(2)---------------|
|-^0---------------------|-(0)---------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|


  G               Bm    A                D          D
                                         >
   Q.   Q.   Q     H     Q.   +S  S      W          +W
|--7----5-------|----------------------|----------|--------||
|------------7--|--7-----5----(5)-3tr5-|-3--------|-(3)----||
|---------------|----------------------|----------|--------||
|---------------|----------------------|----------|--------||
|---------------|----------------------|----------|--------||
|---------------|----------------------|----------|--------||
|
|                                      Gtr IV
|                                        >
|  W               H     H               W          +W
|-^3------------|-^2----^0-------------|-2--------|-(2)----||
|-^3------------|-^3----^2-------------|-3--------|-(3)----||
|-^0------------|-^4----^2-------------|-2--------|-(2)----||
|-^0------------|----------------------|-0--------|-(0)----||
|---------------|----------------------|----------|--------||
|---------------|----------------------|----------|--------||


 Fiddle Section
  D                           A
  Gtr III
   S  S  E Q  E  S E S  S S    T  T  S  E  E  Q  Q  E
|-------14------14-----14---|-17h19p17----------------|
|-15-17---------------------|----------17-15-17-------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|  W                           W
|-^2------------------------|-^0----------------------|
|-^3------------------------|-^2----------------------|
|-^2------------------------|-^2----------------------|
|-^0------------------------|-^2----------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------|


  Bm                      G         A         A
                                             2/4
   S S E E Q   S E. S S    E Q  S S  E Q.     Q    E E
|--5-7-9---9--10----7---|-------5-----------|--------9-|
|-----------------------|--7---------5------|-----10---|
|-----------------------|-------------------|----------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|----------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|----------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|----------|
|
|                                             <
|  W                       H         H        E E  E E
|-^2--------------------|-^3--------^0------|-0-0--0-0-|
|-^3--------------------|-^3--------^2------|-2-2--2-2-|
|-^4--------------------|-^0--------^2------|-2-2--2-2-|
|-^4--------------------|-^0--------^2------|-2-2--2-2-|
|-----------------------|-------------------|----------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|----------|


  D                         G           A
 4/4
                                                      |--3--|
   S  S  E E  E Q.    S S    a  S  S  E E  E  E  E E  S  S  S
|-------14---14------17---|-14-15-14--------------------------||
|-15-17-------------------|----------17---15-17-14---14-15-14-||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|
| Gtr IV
|  W                            H             H
|-^2----------------------|----^3------------^0---------------||
|-^3----------------------|----^3------------^2---------------||
|-^2----------------------|----^0------------^2---------------||
|-^0----------------------|----^0------------^2---------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|
| Gtr II
|  W                            W
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------||


 Strings Section 1
  Bm                       G
   >
   H.        Q              W
|------------------------|------------------|
|-12---------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|
|  W                        W
|-^2---------------------|-^3---------------|
|-^3---------------------|-^3---------------|
|-^4---------------------|-^0---------------|
|-^4---------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|
|  H.       +S   S  S  S    Q.    H     E
|-19-------(19)----19-21-|-22----21---------|
|---------------19-------|-------------22---|
|------------------------|-19----18---------|
|------------------------|-------------19---|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|


  D           A             Bm                    G     A
  Gtr II
   Q.    S  S  Q.    S  S    H.       +E   S  S    H     H
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------||
|-19----20-19-17----15-17-|-19-------(19)-19-20-|-22----17----||
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------||
|-16----17-16-14----12-14-|-16-------(16)-16-17-|-19----14----||
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------||
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------||
|
|  H           H             W                     H     H
|-^2----------^0----------|-^2------------------|-^3----^0----||
|-^3----------^2----------|-^3------------------|-^3----^2----||
|-^2----------^2----------|-^4------------------|-^0----^2----||
|-^0----------^2----------|-^4------------------|-^0----^2----||
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------||
|-------------------------|---------------------|-------------||


 Breakdown
  D                 Em                F#m
  Gtr III
   S S Q  Q  Q  E    S S Q  q  q  E    S S  Q.    E  Q   S  S     H     H
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|------7-----7--7-|--5h7h9--9--9--9-|--7-9-11----11-11--11-11-|--11----------||
|--7-9------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|
|                                                                 >
|  W                 W                 W                         +W
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-15--------------|-17--------------|-19----------------------|-(19)---------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-12--------------|-14--------------|-16----------------------|-(16)---------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|
| Gtr II
|                                                                 >
|  W                 W                 W                         +W
|-^2--------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-^3--------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-^2--------------|--9--------------|-11----------------------|-(11)---------||
|-^0--------------|--9--------------|-11----------------------|-(11)---------||
|-----------------|--7--------------|--9----------------------|--(9)---------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||


 Strings Section 2
  Bm/F#                         D
  Gtr II
   <                    >       <
   W           +H      +H       W
|-10--------|-(10)----(10)----|-5--------|
|-12--------|-(12)----(12)----|-7--------|
|-11--------|-(11)----(11)----|-7--------|
|-----------|-----------------|----------|
|-----------|-----------------|----------|
|-----------|-----------------|----------|
|
|  W            W               W
|-----------|-----------------|----------|
|-----------|-----------------|----------|
|-----------|-----------------|----------|
|-----------|-----------------|----------|
|-----------|-----------------|----------|
|-----------|-----------------|----------|


                  G5
          >         <                     >
  +H     +H         W                     W
|-(5)----(5)----|----------------------|--------||
|-(7)----(7)----|----------------------|--------||
|-(7)----(7)----|--12------------------|--------||
|---------------|--12------------------|-12-----||
|---------------|--10------------------|-12-----||
|---------------|----------------------|--------||
|
|                                         >
|  W                Q    Q   E. Q  +S    +W
|---------------|----------------------|--------||
|---------------|----------------------|--------||
|---------------|-(12)--12--11--9--(9)-|-(9)----||
|---------------|----------------------|--------||
|---------------|----------------------|--------||
|---------------|----------------------|--------||


 Section 2
  Q=105
  D               A               Bm              G     A
  Gtr V
  Q   q   q  Q    Q   q   q  Q    Q   q   q  Q    Q  q   q  Q
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-----7---7-----|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-----7---7-----|-----7---7-----|-----9---9-----|----5---7------|
|---------------|-----7---7-----|-----9---9-----|----5---7------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|
| Gtr IV
| Q   q   q  Q    Q   q   q  Q    Q   q   q  Q    Q  q   q  Q
|----10--10-----|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|----10--10-----|----10--10-----|----12--12-----|----8--10------|
|---------------|-----9---9-----|----11--11-----|----7---9------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|


  D               A               Bm              G     A
  Q   q   q  Q    Q   q   q  Q    Q   q   q  Q    Q  q  Q   q
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------||
|-----7---7-----|---------------|---------------|---------------||
|-----7---7-----|-----7---7-----|-----9---9-----|----5------7---||
|---------------|-----7---7-----|-----9---9-----|----5------7---||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------||
|
| Q   q   q  Q    Q   q   q  Q    Q   q   q  Q    Q  q  Q   q
|----10--10-----|---------------|---------------|---------------||
|----10--10-----|----10--10-----|----12--12-----|----8-----10---||
|---------------|-----9---9-----|----11--11-----|----7------9---||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------||
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------||


  Bm
  Gtr I
  S  E. S E. e S Q     S   e  H    e  e   e
|------------------------|-7----------------|
|-------7------7---------|------------7--10-|
|-7----------7-----------|---------7--------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|
| Gtr IV
| <                 >      <          >
| TP                TP     TP         TP
| H.               +Q      H.        +Q
|-2----------------(2)---|-2---------(2)----|
|-3----------------(3)---|-3---------(3)----|
|-4----------------(4)---|-4---------(4)----|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| W                        W
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------|------------------|


  D                        E5
   e  E  e E  e E   e  E    e  H..
|-10---------10----------|-12-------------------------||
|-------10---------10----|----------------------------||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|
|  <                >       <                    >
|  TP               TP      TP                   TP
|  H.              +Q       H.                  +Q
|-10--------------(10)---|-12------------------(12)---||
|--8---------------(8)---|-10------------------(10)---||
|--7---------------(7)---|--9-------------------(9)---||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|
|  W                        H         S  S  Q.
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|------------------------|-----------17-19-20---------||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|------------------------|-----------14-16-19---------||
|------------------------|----------------------------||
|------------------------|----------------------------||


  Bm
  Gtr II
   S  S  Q.    Q.    S  S    H.      E  S  S
|-------------------14-17-|-19---------19-21-|
|-15-17-19----22----------|------------------|
|-------------------11-14-|-16---------16-18-|
|-12-14-16----19----------|------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|
|
|  W                         W
|-^2----------------------|-^2---------------|
|-^3----------------------|-^3---------------|
|-^4----------------------|-^4---------------|
|-^4----------------------|-^4---------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------|


  G                 Bm          A             D
   Q.    Q.    Q     Q.    S  S  Q.    S  S    q   q  H
|-22----21----17--|-14----15-14-12----14-12-|-10--10-------||
|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-19----18----14--|-11----12-11--9----11--9-|--7---7-------||
|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|
|  W                 H           H             q   q  H
|-^3--------------|-^2----------^0----------|--------------||
|-^3--------------|-^3----------^2----------|--3---3-------||
|-^0--------------|-^4----------^2----------|--2---2-------||
|-^0--------------|-^4----------^2----------|--0---0-------||
|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||
|-----------------|-------------------------|--------------||


 Fiddle Repeat
  D                               A
  Gtr III
   S  S  E  Q   E  S E   S  S S    T  T  S  E  E  Q    Q   E
|-------14--------14-------14---|-17h19p17-------------------|
|-15-17-------------------------|----------17-15-17----------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|  W                               W
|-^2----------------------------|-^0-------------------------|
|-^3----------------------------|-^2-------------------------|
|-^2----------------------------|-^2-------------------------|
|-^0----------------------------|-^2-------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|
| Gtr IV
|  Q        q   q      Q           Q           q     q   Q
|----------10--10---------------|----------------------------|
|----------10--10---------------|-------------10----10-------|
|-------------------------------|--------------9-----9-------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------|


  Bm                           G          A
   S S E  E Q     S E.   S S    E Q   S S  E Q    S S
|--5-7-9----9----10------7---|--------5-----------2---|
|----------------------------|--7----------5----------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|
|  W                            H          H
|-^2-------------------------|-^3---------^0----------|
|-^3-------------------------|-^3---------^2----------|
|-^4-------------------------|-^0---------^2----------|
|-^4-------------------------|-^0---------^2----------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|
|  Q      q    q       Q        Q   q      Q    q
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|--------12---12-------------|------8----------10-----|
|--------11---11-------------|------7-----------9-----|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|


  D                    A                  Bm              G       A
   e E  E Q.    E  E   E H..              W               W
|--------------------|-9----------------|---------------|---------------||
|--3----3-------7-10-|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|
|  e E  E E  H         W                  W               W
|--2----2------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--3----3------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--2----2------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|
|  e E  e E  H         Q      q   q  Q    Q   q   q  Q    Q  q  Q   q
|-10---10------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|-10---10------------|-------10--10-----|----12--12-----|----8-----10---||
|--------------------|--------9---9-----|----11--11-----|----7------9---||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------------|------------------|---------------|---------------||


 Outro
  Q=80
  D
  Gtr I
   S S Q   Q     Q  T T S    H     Q    Q
|-------------------------|----------------|
|----5-7--10-----7--5h7p5-|--------7---10--|
|--7----------------------|--7-------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|
|  <          >              <     >
|  H         +H              H    +H
|-^2---------(2)----------|-^2----(2)------|
|-^3---------(3)----------|-^3----(3)------|
|-^2---------(2)----------|-^2----(2)------|
|-^0---------(0)----------|-^0----(0)------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|


  G
                   ~~
   H     E. E +S   E    Q.   S S  H
|--7----10--9-(9)----|-----------------|
|-----------------10-|--7----8p7--5----|
|--------------------|-----------------|
|--------------------|-----------------|
|--------------------|-----------------|
|--------------------|-----------------|
|
|  <     >              <         <
|  H    +H              H         H
|-^3----(3)----------|-^2--------^0----|
|-^3----(3)----------|-^3--------^2----|
|-^0----(0)----------|-^2--------^2----|
|--------------------|-^0--------^2----|
|--------------------|-----------^0----|
|--------------------|-----------------|


  D
   S S Q   Q     Q  T T S    H     Q    Q
|-------------------------|----------------|
|----5-7--10-----7--5h7p5-|--------7---10--|
|--7----------------------|--7-------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|
|  <          >              <     >
|  H         +H              H    +H
|-^2---------(2)----------|-^2----(2)------|
|-^3---------(3)----------|-^3----(3)------|
|-^2---------(2)----------|-^2----(2)------|
|-^0---------(0)----------|-^0----(0)------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|


                           H.=H
  G                  Bm    A
   Q.   Q.      Q     H     Q.   +S  +T  T a
|--7----5----------|-------------------------|
|---------------7--|--7-----5----(5)-(5)-3-5-|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|
|  <        >         <     <
|  H       +H         H     H
|-^3-------(3)-----|-^2----^0----------------|
|-^3-------(3)-----|-^3----^2----------------|
|-^0-------(0)-----|-^4----^2----------------|
|-^0-------(0)-----|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|


  D
   W          +W           +W
|-----------|------------|--------*|
|--3--------|-(3)--------|-(3)----*|
|-----------|------------|--------*|
|-----------|------------|--------*|
|-----------|------------|--------*|
|-----------|------------|--------*|
|
|  W          +W           +W
|-^2--------|-(2)--------|-(2)----*|
|-^3--------|-(3)--------|-(3)----*|
|-^2--------|-(2)--------|-(2)----*|
|-^0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----*|
|-----------|------------|--------*|
|-----------|------------|--------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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