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Symphony X - Sonata tab

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SONATA
As recorded by Symphony X
(From the 1998 Album TWILIGHT IN OLYMPUS)

Transcribed by Bruno Di Giorgi
	

Music by Symphony X

Gtr I (D G C F A D) - 'Michael Romeo'

  Q=100
 4/4
    Gtr I
                     ~~~~
                             |--------3--------|
  Q   Q   Q   Q      H.      S  +S       +E   +E
|----------------|--------------------------------|
|--------13--15--|-/16------16-(16)b18==(16)r(16)-|
|---/12----------|--------------------------------|
|----------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------|--------------------------------|


           ~~~~~~                         ~~~
                  |--------3--------|
    Q     +H      S  +S       +E   +E     H.     +Q
|--------------------------------------|---------------|
|-[15]--([15])---15-(15)b16==(15)r(15)-|-13-----(13)\--|
|--------------------------------------|---------------|
|--------------------------------------|---------------|
|--------------------------------------|---------------|
|--------------------------------------|---------------|


                \1/     \1/           \1/
    Q   Q   Q   Q       Q     Q   Q   Q
|--------------------|---------------------|
|-/13--12--13--15----|-16p===15h=16--18----|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|


   \1/     \0.5/   \0.5/      \0.5/     \0.5/
                                        ~~~~~~~
   Q.     +E      +Q.        +E        +W
|-----------------------------------|------------|
|-20-----(20)----(20)-------(20)----|-(20)-------|
|-----------------------------------|------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------|


    ~~~~
   +H.     T  T  T  T  T  T  T  T
|---------------------------13h15h|
|-(20)-------------13h15h16-------|
|---------12h13h16----------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|


   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
                 |----5:3----|
   H.       +S   S  S  S  S  S    H      Q   Q
|-16-------(16)-15p13----------|------------13---|
|---------------------16p15p13-|-15----/16-------|
|------------------------------|-----------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------|
|------------------------------|-----------------|


   ~~                        ~~
   H     Q       +E   +E     H      Q   Q
|-15----15b16===(15)r(15)-|-14-------------|
|-------------------------|-------/13h=15--|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|
|-------------------------|----------------|


    ~~~
                 |--------3--------|
    H     +Q     S  +S       +E   +E
|-------------------------------------|
|-/16----(16)\--16-(16)b18==(16)r(16)-|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|


        ~~~~
               |----------3-----------|
   Q   +H      S   +S         +E     +E
|-----------------------------------------|
|-15--(15)----15-([15])b16==([15])r([15])-|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|


                  \1
                                       |--3--|
   H.       +E   +E      H.       +E   S  S  S
|--------------------|-------------------------|
|-13-------(13)-(13)-|-/14-------(14)-13h14p13-|
|--------------------|-------------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------------|


   Q   Q.      +E   E  E
|-----13b15r==(13)-------|
|-12---------------15p12-|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|


   \1/
        |-----5-----|  |-3--| |-3--|  |-3--| |-3--|
   E    T  T  T  T  T  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  S S  Q
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|-15p==12h15p12------------------------------------------|
|---------------13p10------------------------------------|
|---------------------12p9-------------------------------|
|--------------------------10p8-10p8-10p8-10-8-10-8-10\--|
|--------------------------------------------------------|


 7/4
         >
         ~~~~
    Q   +W.
|-/14--(14)----*|
|--------------*|
|--------------*|
|--------------*|
|--------------*|
|--------------*|



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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