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Steve Reich - Different Trains After The War tab

This is the 1st part of the 3rd movement of Steve Reich's Award Winning
Different Trains.
It was written for string quartet, so there should be 4 parts but
I've added 2 extra parts so it sounds like an orchestra in you bedroom.
In the song each part is added gradually and repeated until all parts
are introduced. But I assume anyone reading this tab didn't find it by
accident. See my YouTube video if you need help.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wn_16JFPxfI

Drop D tuning: eBGDAD
Time Signature: 5/4

  |       |       |       |       |
|-----------------------------------------| (the music starts on the
|-----------------------------------------|  5th beat, its also much
|-7---------------------------------------|  easier to make a more
|---0-----------------------------8-8-7-8-|  accurate loop this way)
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

  |       |       |       |       |
|-----------------------------------------|
|---------10----10------------10----------|
|-7-7-9-7---9-----9---7-7-9-7---9---------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

  |       |       |       |       |
|-----------------------------------------| (this loop is the same as
|-10----10------------10------------------|  the above one, but it starts
|---9-----9---7-7-9-7---9---------7-7-9-7-|  on the 5th beat, in true
|-----------------------------------------|  Reich Phasing style)
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

  |       |       |       |       |
|-----------------------------------------| (this loop also starts on
|-5-----6-5---6-6-8-6-5-----------6-6-8-6-|  the 5th beat)
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

  |       |       |       |       |
|-----------------------------------------| (this loop is identical to the
|-5---6-6-8-6-5-----------6-6-8-6-5-----6-|  one above, but it starts on
|-----------------------------------------|  the 4th beat)
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

  |       |       |       |       |
|-----------------------------------------| (this is the cello part and the
|-----------------------------------------|  reason that this song is best
|-----------------------------------------|  played in Drop D tuning,
|-----------------------------------------|  alternate between this and
|---8-----5-------------------------------|  next part or make the loop)
|-8---------5-----------------------------|  twice as long to fit both parts
                                             on the same track)
  |       |       |       |       |
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|---14------------------------------------|
|-12--------------------------------------|
|---------0-------------------------------|
|-----------0-----------------------------|

This last 2 sections were difficult to tab as they both start on the second
beat, but I've kept it in line with the above parts, so if you know the
song you should be fine, otherwise see my video for help.

Tabbed by Gage Hodgson
Sydney, Australia

http://www.stevereich.com/
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