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Nile - Wind Of Horus tab

Band:  Nile
Album: In Their Darkened Shrines
Song:  Wind Of Horus




.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

Tunning: A E A D F# B


Intro: (let that 5 in the first 4 bars ring out)

         x4
|----------|------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------|------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-8h10-7---|------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------|------------------|--------5555-----|------------------|
|--------5-|-5555-------------|------------5555-|------------------|
|----------|-----888877778888-|77775555---------|-8888777788887777-|
             ................  ........           ................


Riff A:

|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|-12---11---12----8----|-11----7----8----5----|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|---000--000--000--000-|---000--000--000--000-|
    ...  ...  ...  ...     ...  ...  ...  ...

|------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------7-8-7--|
|---245-457-578-7810-875-|---245-457-578-7810--------|
|-0----------------------|-0-------------------------|
|-0----------------------|-0-------------------------|


Verse:

|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-6h9p6----5h8p5----|-6h9p6----5h8p5----|
|-------00-------00-|-------00-------00-|
        ..       ..         ..       ..
                     ________________  __________________
                                1,2,3|                  4|
|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-6h9p6----5h8p5----|-----------------|-6h9p6----5h8p5----|
|-------00-------00-|-1-4-1-0-0-3-0-0-|-------00-------00-|
        ..       ..   . . . . . . . .         ..       ..


Riff B1:

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-8h11p8-----------------------------|
|---------9h12p9---------------------|
|-----------------10h13p10-----------|
|---------------------------13h16p13-|

|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|-12---11---12----8----|-11----7----8----5----|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|---000--000--000--000-|---000--000--000--000-|
    ...  ...  ...  ...     ...  ...  ...  ...


Lead Fill 1:

|-----------------------------------|
|-8h11p8----------------------------|
|---------8h11p8--------------------|
|-----------------9h12p9------------|
|-------------------------10h13p10--|
|-----------------------------------|

|------------------------------------|--------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------|
|------------------------------------|-/14~~~~~-----|
|-13h16p13--10h13p10--7h10p7--4h7p4--|--------------|


Lead Fill 2:


|-----------------------------------|
|-8h11p8----------------------------|
|---------8h11p8--------------------|
|-----------------9h12p9------------|
|-------------------------10h13p10--|
|-----------------------------------|


Riff C:

|------------------|------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|------------------|---------------------|
|-5555--4444-------|-----5555--4444---|---------------------|
|-----00----001144-|-1100----00----00-|-4744-3633-1411-0000-|
      ..    ......   ....    ..    ..


Bridge: I don't usually tab out harmonies to save on space but since
        that I can never make up my mind which part to play of this
        riff, I'll tab out all the guitar parts.

Gtr. 1
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|14141414141414141414141414141414-|1414141414141414131314141313-9-9-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 2                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|12121212121212121212121212121212-|1212121212121212111112121111-7-7-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 3                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Gtr. 1
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|14141414141414141414141414141414-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 2                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|12121212121212121212121212121212-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 3                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Gtr. 1
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|14141414141414141313141413131010-|10101010101010101010101010101010-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 2                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|1212121212121212111112121111-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 3                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Gtr. 1
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-/151515151515151515151515151515-|15151515151515151414151514141111-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 2                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-/-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-8-8-7-7-4-4-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 3                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Gtr. 1
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|11111111111111111111111111111111-|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 2                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 3                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Gtr. 1
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 2                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|Gtr. 3                           |                                 |
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


On the second time through of Riff C, Gtr. 3 plays a different last
bar:

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-----------------5--x-5--x-5--5--|
|--------------------x----x-------|
|-----------------3--x-3--x-3--3--|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----------------|
  . . . . . . . .


Lead Fill 3:

|----------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------------|
|---------457578-----4-|-57-578-7810-81011-1011131110-|
|-----346--------346---|------------------------------|
|-457------------------|------------------------------|
  ... ...        ...


Riff B2:

|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|-12---11---12----8----|-11----7----8----5----|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|---000--000--000--000-|---000--000--000--000-|
    ...  ...  ...  ...     ... ...  ... ...

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-8h11p8-----------------------------|
|---------9h12p9---------------------|
|-----------------10h13p10-----------|
|---------------------------13h16p13-|


Ending:
                                    fade
|------------------|----------------------|
|------------------|----------------------|
|------------------|----------------------|
|-0----------------|----------------------|
|-0----------------|----------------------|
|-0----------------|----------------------|



Song Structure:

Intro           x4
Riff A          x3
Verse           x4
Riff B1         x2
Lead Fill 1
Verse           x4
Lead Fill 2
Riff C          x2
Bridge          x3
Lead Fill 3
Riff A          x2
Riff B2         x2
Riff B2         (First 2 bars only)
Lead Fill 1     (First 2 bars only)
Ending


Any comments, corrections or suggestions are welcome.


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