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Stratovarius - Stratosphere tab

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STRATOSPHERE
As recorded by Stratovarius
(From the 2002 Album 1996)

Transcribed by Bruno Di Giorgi
	

Music by Stratovarius
Arranged by Stratovarius

Gtr I (D# G# C# F# A# D#) - 'Timo Tolkki'
Gtr II (D# G# C# F# A# D#) - 'Timo Tolkki Right'
Gtr III (D# G# C# F# A# D#) - 'Timo Tolkki Left'

    Q=160
   4/4
    Gtr I
     S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S  4x
||--12-0-0-0-8-0-0-0-7-0-0-0-5-0-0-0--||
||o----------------------------------o||
||------------------------------------||
||------------------------------------||
||o----------------------------------o||
||------------------------------------||


     S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||--12-0-0-0-8-0-0-0-7-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-|
||o----------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|
||o----------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-12-13-12-10----------------------10-12-13-12-10--|
|-------------13-12-10----10-12-13-----------------|
|----------------------13--------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|


   S S S S  S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-12-0-0-0-10-0-0-0-7-0-0-0-4-0-0-0-|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  4x
|-12-13-12-10----------------------10-12-13-12-10--||
|-------------13-12-10----10-12-13----------------o||
|----------------------13--------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------------------||


     S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  E
||--12p9----9h12p9h13p9h12p9----9h12p9----|
||o------10------------------10--------10-|
||----------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E
|-17p13----13h17p13h18p13h17p13----13h17p13----|
|-------15----------------------15----------15-|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


   S S S S  S S  S S  S S S S  S S E
|-10p7---7h10p7h12p7h10p7---7h10p7---|
|------8------------------8--------8-|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E
|-15p12----12h15p12h17p12h15p12----12h15p12-----|
|-------13----------------------13----------13--|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E
|----------------------------------------------|
|-13p10----10h13p10h15p10h13p10----10h13p10----|
|-------10----------------------10----------10-|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E
|-14p11----11h14p11h15p11h14p11----11h14p11-----|
|-------12----------------------12----------12--|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-19p16----16h19p16h20p16h19p16----16h19p16----16h|
|-------17----------------------17----------17----|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  Q
|-19p16----16h19p16h20p16h19p16----16h19----||
|-------17----------------------17---------o||
|-------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------o||
|-------------------------------------------||


    $
     S  S  S  S S  S  S S  S  S  S  S S  S  S S
||----------------------------------------------|
||o-10-13-12-10-9-12-10-9-10-13-12-10-9-12-10-9-|
||----------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------------------|
||----------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S S S  S  S S
|----------------10-------8-12-10-8-9-12-10-9--|
|-10-13-12-10-12----13-12----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S S  S  S S  S  S  S  S S  S  S S
|-10-13-12-10-9-12-10-9-10-13-12-10-9-12-10-9-|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


 1.
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-10-13-12-10-11-14-12-11-12-13-12-10--------------||
|-------------------------------------13-12-10----o||
|----------------------------------------------13--||
|--------------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------------------||


  2.
                            D.S.
                                 3/4
                                   TP  TP  TP
   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  H       Q   Q   Q
|-10-13-12-10-11-14-12-11-12----|-19--16--12--|
|-------------------------------|-------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|


   TP  TP  TP    TP  TP  TP    TP  TP  TP
   Q   Q   Q     Q   Q   Q     Q   Q   Q
|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-12----------|-------------|-------------|
|-----14--13--|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-14----------|-------------|
|-------------|-----14--12--|-11----------|
|-------------|-------------|-----13--10--|


                              Q=120         Q=90    Q=60
 4/4
  Gtr II
   H     H       H     H       H     H       H       H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|-12----13----|-10----12----|--8----10----|--7-------8------|
|
| Gtr III
|                                            \1/     \1/
|  H     H       H     H       H     H       H       H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|-13----14----|-------13----|-------------|-----------------|
|-------------|-15----------|-14----15----|-12------14------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|


  Q=40        Q=110
  Gtr I
  >
  \7
  W           Wx3          H.       Q
|-----------|------------|-------------|
|-----------|------------|-------------|
|-----------|------------|-------------|
|-----------|------------|-------------|
|-----------|------------|---------/7--|
|-5---------|------------|-------------|


                        |-3--|
     H.       Q    H    Q  Q Q    Q  E H    +E    +H.       Q
||---------------|-------------|----------------|--------------|
||o--------------|-------------|----------------|--------------|
||-----------/9--|-7-----------|----------------|--------------|
||--10-----------|------9------|-----7-7----(7)-|-(7)----------|
||o--------------|--------10-5-|-/7-------------|----------/7--|
||---------------|-------------|----------------|--------------|


   H.       Q    H.        Q     W          +H.       Q
|--------------|--------------|-----------|--------------|
|--------------|--------------|-----------|--------------|
|----------/9--|-7-------/12--|-\9--------|-(9)------/9--|
|-10-----------|--------------|-----------|--------------|
|--------------|--------------|-----------|--------------|
|--------------|--------------|-----------|--------------|


                                                            1.
  Gtr III
   H.        Q      H     Q   Q     H         +E.  S  +Q      H.       Q
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
|---------------|-/10----12--13--|-12b13=====(12)-12r(12)--|-10-------12b13--|
|-10-------/12--|----------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
|
| Gtr I
|  H.        Q      H     Q   Q     H         +E.  S  +Q      H.       Q
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
|---------------|------------10--|-------------------------|-----------------|
|--7--------/9--|-/10----12------|-12b14=====(12)-12r(12)--|-10-------12b14--|
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
|---------------|----------------|-------------------------|-----------------|


   W           +H       E E E  E   W          +H.       Q
|-----------|--------------------|----------|---------------||
|-12--------|-(12)---------------|----------|--------------o||
|-----------|---------/10-9-7-10-|-9--------|-(9)-----------||
|-----------|--------------------|----------|---------------||
|-----------|--------------------|----------|----------/7--o||
|-----------|--------------------|----------|---------------||
|
|  W           +H       H          W           W
|-----------|--------------------|----------|---------------||
|-----------|--------------------|----------|--------------o||
|-13--------|-(13)---------------|----------|---------------||
|-----------|--------------------|----------|---------------||
|-----------|--------------------|----------|--------------o||
|-----------|--------------------|----------|---------------||


  2.
   H.       Q        W
|-----------------|-----------|
|-10-------12b13--|-12--------|
|-----------------|-----------|
|-----------------|-----------|
|-----------------|-----------|
|-----------------|-----------|
|
|  H.       Q        W
|-----------------|-----------|
|-----------------|-----------|
|-10--------9b10--|--9--------|
|-----------------|-----------|
|-----------------|-----------|
|-----------------|-----------|


   +H      S  +S      +E   E  E    H.       +E    E    W
|---------12-(12)b13r(12)-10-13-|-12-------(12)--12-|-12----|
|-(12)--------------------------|-------------------|-------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------|-------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------|-------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------|-------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------|-------|
|
|  +H      H                       H.        E    E    W
|-------------------------------|---------------/19-|-19----|
|-------------------------------|-------------------|-------|
|--(9)--------------------------|-------------------|-------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------|-------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------|-------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------|-------|


    Gtr I
      Q  Q   Q  Q    W            Q  Q  Q  Q    W
||--/12--9---------|----------|-/10--7--------|----------|
||o---------10--8--|-6--------|---------8--6--|-5--------|
||-----------------|----------|---------------|----------|
||-----------------|----------|---------------|----------|
||o----------------|----------|---------------|----------|
||-----------------|----------|---------------|----------|


    Q   Q   Q  Q    W           Q   Q  Q  Q    W
|-----------------|----------|---------------|-------||
|-/13--10---------|----------|---------------|------o||
|----------10--9--|-7--------|-/8--11--8-----|-9-----||
|-----------------|----------|------------9--|-------||
|-----------------|----------|---------------|------o||
|-----------------|----------|---------------|-------||


    Q=160
     S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||--12-0-0-0-8-0-0-0-7-0-0-0-5-0-0-0-|
||o----------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|
||o----------------------------------|
||-----------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
|-12-13-12-10----------------------10-12-13-12-10--|
|-------------13-12-10----10-12-13-----------------|
|----------------------13--------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|


   S S S S  S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-12-0-0-0-10-0-0-0-7-0-0-0-4-0-0-0-|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|


   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  6x
|-12-13-12-10----------------------10-12-13-12-10--||
|-------------13-12-10----10-12-13----------------o||
|----------------------13--------------------------||
|--------------------------------------------------||
|-------------------------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------------------------||


     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
||--12-13-12-10----------------------10-12-13-12-10--||
||o-------------13-12-10----10-12-13----------------o||
||-----------------------13--------------------------||
||---------------------------------------------------||
||o-------------------------------------------------o||
||---------------------------------------------------||


   Q   Q   Q   Q     Q   Q   Q   Q
|-12--13--10--12--|-----10----------|
|-----------------|-13------12--13--|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|


  Q=120             Q=100          Q=90            Q=70
   Q   Q   Q   Q    Q   Q  Q  Q     Q  Q  Q   Q    Q  Q  Q  Q
|-----------------|--------------|---------------|-------------|
|-10--12------10--|--------------|---------------|-------------|
|---------13------|-9--10--7--9--|-----7---------|-------------|
|-----------------|--------------|-10-----9--10--|-7--9--6--7--|
|-----------------|--------------|---------------|-------------|
|-----------------|--------------|---------------|-------------|


                      Q=60
  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q    W          +W
|-------------|-------------|----------|--------|
|-------------|-------------|----------|--------|
|-------------|-------------|----------|--------|
|-------------|-------------|----------|--------|
|-7--8--5--7--|----5--------|-3--------|-(3)----|
|-------------|-8-----7--8--|-1--------|-(1)----|


  Q=160
 6/4                                                           4/4
  |---5---| |---5---| |---5---| |---5---| |---5---| |---5---|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   q  H.
|-------------------------------------------------------------|-5--------*|
|-------------------------------------------------1-3-5-1-3-5-|----------*|
|-------------------------------------0-2-4-0-2-4-------------|----------*|
|-------------------------0-2-3-0-2-3-------------------------|----------*|
|-------------0-2-3-0-2-3-------------------------------------|----------*|
|-0-1-3-0-1-3-------------------------------------------------|----------*|



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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