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Stratovarius - Forever Acoustic Live tab

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FOREVER ACOUSTIC (LIVE) (Live)
As recorded by Stratovarious
(From the 1999 Double Album VISIONS OF EUROPE)

Transcribed by Israel Velasco
	

Words and Music by Tolkki & Kotippelto
Arranged by Israel Velasco

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Timo Tolkki'

 Intro
  Ballad slow Q=64
  Bm           F#5            G                      G          A
 4/4
  Gtr I
   E S S S S E  E S S S S E    E S S E E E E S S E    E S S E E  E S S E E
|--------2------------2-----|--------5-3-5---------|------------------------|
|-^3-------3---^2-------2---|-^3---------3-3-5-3---|------------^2----------|
|-^4-4-------4----2-------2-|-^4-----------2-----2-|-^4---------^2-2---4-2--|
|-^4---4-------^4---4-------|-^5-5-----------------|-^5-----4-2-^2---2------|
|-^2-----------^4-----------|-^5---5---------------|-^5-5-------^0----------|
|--------------^2-----------|-^3-------------------|-^3---3-----------------|


  Bm/F#      F#/C#       Bm           F#5            G
   E S S E E  E E E  E    E S S S S E  E S S S S E    E S S E E E E S S E
|-^2---2--------7-9----|--------2------------2-----|--------5-3-5---------|
|-^3-------2-^2-0-0-11-|-^3-------3---^2-------2---|-^3---------3-3-5-3---|
|-^4-4---4---^3--------|-^4-4-------4----2-------2-|-^4-----------2-----2-|
|-^4---------^4--------|-^4---4-------^4---4-------|-^5-5-----------------|
|------------^4--------|-^2-----------^4-----------|-^5---5---------------|
|----------------------|--------------^2-----------|-^3-------------------|


                                                 1st Verse
  G          A            B                       Bm           F#5
   E S S E E  E S S E E   S S S S S S S S H        E S S S S E  E S S S S E
|-----------------------|---2---2--------------||--------2------------2-----|
|------------^2---------|-----0---3------------||-^3-------3---^2-------2---|
|-^4---------^2-2---4-2-|-4---------4----------||-^4-4-------4----2-------2-|
|-^5-----4-2-^2---2-----|-------------4--------||-^4---4-------^4---4-------|
|-^5-5-------^0---------|---------------5-2----||-^2-----------^4-----------|
|-^3---3----------------|----------------------||--------------^2-----------|


  G                      G          A            Bm/F#      F#/C#
   E S S E E E E S S E    E S S E E  E S S E E    E S S E E  E E E  E
|--------5-3-5---------|-----------------------|-^2---2--------7-9----|
|-^3---------3-3-5-3---|------------^2---------|-^3-------2-^2-0-0-11-|
|-^4-----------2-----2-|-^4---------^2-2---4-2-|-^4-4---4---^3--------|
|-^5-5-----------------|-^5-----4-2-^2---2-----|-^4---------^4--------|
|-^5---5---------------|-^5-5-------^0---------|------------^4--------|
|-^3-------------------|-^3---3----------------|----------------------|


  Bm           F#5            G                      G          A
   E S S S S E  E S S S S E    E S S E E E E S S E    E S S E E  E S S E E
|--------2------------2-----|--------5-3-5---------|-----------------------|
|-^3-------3---^2-------2---|-^3---------3-3-5-3---|------------^2---------|
|-^4-4-------4----2-------2-|-^4-----------2-----2-|-^4---------^2-2---4-2-|
|-^4---4-------^4---4-------|-^5-5-----------------|-^5-----4-2-^2---2-----|
|-^2-----------^4-----------|-^5---5---------------|-^5-5-------^0---------|
|--------------^2-----------|-^3-------------------|-^3---3----------------|


                         Chorus
  B                       Gsus2    A        D        Bm
  S S S S S S S S H       Q  E S S Q  E E   Q  E S S Q  E E
|---2---2--------------||-3--3-3---5--5---|------5-5-7--7-7--|
|-----0---3------------||-3--3-3---5--5---|-7----5-5-7--7-7--|
|-4---------4----------||-0--0-0-0-6--6-6-|-7--6-6-6-7--7-7--|
|-------------4-0------||-0--0-0-0-7--7-7-|-7--7-7-7-9--9-9--|
|-----------------2----||-0--0-0-x-7--7-7-|-5--7-7-7-9--9-9--|
|----------------------||-3--3-3-3-5--5-5-|----5-5-5-7--7-7--|


  Gsus2    A        B                      G5       A
  Q  E S S Q  E E   S S S S S S S S H      Q  E S S Q  E E
|-3--3-3---5--5---|-------2--------------|-3--3-3---5--5----|
|-3--3-3---5--5---|---------3------------|-3--3-3---5--5----|
|-0--0-0-0-6--6-6-|-----4-----4----------|-0--0-0-0-6--6-6--|
|-0--0-0-0-7--7-7-|---4---------4-0------|-0--0-0-0-7--7-7--|
|-0--0-0-x-7--7-7-|-2---------------2----|-x--x-x-x-7--7-7--|
|-3--3-3-3-5--5-5-|----------------------|-3--3-3-3-5--5-5--|


  D  A     Bm       Gsus2A      B
  Q  E S S Q  E E   H    H      S S S S S S S S H
|------5-5-7--7-7-|-3----5----|-------2--------------||
|-7----5-5-7--7-7-|-3----5----|---------3------------||
|-7--6-6-6-7--7-7-|-0----6----|-----4-----4----------||
|-7--7-7-7-9--9-9-|-0----7----|---4---------4-0------||
|-5--7-7-7-9--9-9-|-0----7----|-2---------------2----||
|----5-5-5-7--7-7-|-3----5----|----------------------||


 2nd Verse
  Bm           F#5            G                      G          A
   E S S S S E  E S S S S E    E S S E E E E S S E    E S S E E  E S S E E
|--------2------------2-----|--------5-3-5---------|-----------------------|
|-^3-------3---^2-------2---|-^3---------3-3-5-3---|------------^2---------|
|-^4-4-------4----2-------2-|-^4-----------2-----2-|-^4---------^2-2---4-2-|
|-^4---4-------^4---4-------|-^5-5-----------------|-^5-----4-2-^2---2-----|
|-^2-----------^4-----------|-^5---5---------------|-^5-5-------^0---------|
|--------------^2-----------|-^3-------------------|-^3---3----------------|


  Bm/F#      F#/C#       Bm           F#5            G
   E S S E E  E E E  E    E S S S S E  E S S S S E    E S S E E E E S S E
|-^2---2--------7-9----|--------2------------2-----|--------5-3-5---------|
|-^3-------2-^2-0-0-11-|-^3-------3---^2-------2---|-^3---------3-3-5-3---|
|-^4-4---4---^3--------|-^4-4-------4----2-------2-|-^4-----------2-----2-|
|-^4---------^4--------|-^4---4-------^4---4-------|-^5-5-----------------|
|------------^4--------|-^2-----------^4-----------|-^5---5---------------|
|----------------------|--------------^2-----------|-^3-------------------|


                                                 Chorus
  G          A            B                       Gsus2    A
   E S S E E  E S S E E   S S S S S S S S H       Q  E S S Q  E E
|-----------------------|---2---2--------------||-3--3-3---5--5---|
|------------^2---------|-----0---3------------||-3--3-3---5--5---|
|-^4---------^2-2---4-2-|-4---------4----------||-0--0-0-0-6--6-6-|
|-^5-----4-2-^2---2-----|-------------4-0------||-0--0-0-0-7--7-7-|
|-^5-5-------^0---------|-----------------2----||-0--0-0-x-7--7-7-|
|-^3---3----------------|----------------------||-3--3-3-3-5--5-5-|


  D  A     Bm       Gsus2    A        B
  Q  E S S Q  E E   Q  E S S Q  E E   S S S S S S S S H
|------5-5-7--7-7-|-3--3-3---5--5---|-------2--------------||
|-7----5-5-7--7-7-|-3--3-3---5--5---|---------3------------||
|-7--6-6-6-7--7-7-|-0--0-0-0-6--6-6-|-----4-----4----------||
|-7--7-7-7-9--9-9-|-0--0-0-0-7--7-7-|---4---------4-0------||
|-5--7-7-7-9--9-9-|-0--0-0-x-7--7-7-|-2---------------2----||
|----5-5-5-7--7-7-|-3--3-3-3-5--5-5-|----------------------||


 Outro Chorus
  G5       A        D  A     Bm       Gsus2A
  Q  E S S Q  E E   Q  E S S Q  E E   H    H
|-3--3-3---5--5---|------5-5-7--7-7-|-3----5----|
|-3--3-3---5--5---|-7----5-5-7--7-7-|-3----5----|
|-0--0-0-0-6--6-6-|-7--6-6-6-7--7-7-|-0----6----|
|-0--0-0-0-7--7-7-|-7--7-7-7-9--9-9-|-0----7----|
|-x--x-x-x-7--7-7-|-5--7-7-7-9--9-9-|-0----7----|
|-3--3-3-3-5--5-5-|----5-5-5-7--7-7-|-3----5----|


                                                     H.=H
  B                      Gsus2A      B
  S S S S S S S S H      H    H      S S S S S S S S H
|-------2--------------|-3----5----|-------2--------------|
|---------3------------|-3----5----|---------3------------|
|-----4-----4----------|-0----6----|-----4-----4----------|
|---4---------4-0------|-0----7----|---4---------4-0------|
|-2---------------2----|-0----7----|-2---------------2----|
|----------------------|-3----5----|----------------------|


              H.=H
  Gsus2F#m    B               Bm
  H    H      S S S S S S S S  H      W
|-3----2----|-------2---------^7----|------*|
|-3----2----|---------3-------^7----|------*|
|-0----2----|-----4-----4-----^7----|------*|
|-0----4----|---4---------4-0-^9----|------*|
|-0----4----|-2---------------^9----|------*|
|-3----2----|-----------------^7----|------*|



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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