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Therion - Birth Of Venus Illegitima tab

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BIRTH OF VENUS ILLEGITIMA
As recorded by Therion
(From the 1998 Album VOVIN)

Transcribed by Jerry
	

Music by Christofer Johnsson
Arranged by Christofer Johnsson & Jan Kazda

F5
1 3 3 x x x
	
Am
x x 7 5 x x
	
G
x x 5 4 x x
	
A5
5 7 7 x x x

B5
7 9 9 x x x
	
G5
3 5 5 x x x
	
C5
8 10 10 x x x
	
E5
0 2 x x x x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'lead'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'rhythm'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'clean'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'acoustic'

   Intro
    Q=110
       Am G Am                        Am G Am
   4/4
    Gtr III
    Q  Q  E Q   E   +H..       E   Q  Q  E Q   E   +Q.   Q  E Q
||----------------|--------------|---------------|----------------||
||o------------^5-|-(5)----------|------------^5-|-(5)---8--6----o||
||-----5--4-5--^5-|-(5)----------|----5--4-5--^5-|-(5)--------9---||
||-----7--5-7--^7-|-(7)----------|----7--5-7--^7-|-(7)------------||
||o-0-------------|--------------|-0-------------|---------------o||
||----------------|------------0-|---------------|----------------||


        Am  G Am          Am  G Am          Am  G Am
   4/4
    Gtr II
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||------5---4-5-----|-----5---4-5-----|-----5---4-5-----|
||------7---5-7-----|-----7---5-7-----|-----7---5-7-----|
||o-0-0---0-----0-0-|-0-0---0-----0-0-|-0-0---0-----0-0-|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  F5                    E5
  Gtr II
  W          W          W          W
|----------|----------|----------|-------||
|----------|----------|----------|------o||
|----------|----------|----------|-------||
|-3--------|-3--------|-2--------|-2-----||
|-3--------|-3--------|-2--------|-2----o||
|-1--------|-1--------|-0--------|-0-----||


    F5
    Gtr II
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|
||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
||--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|


  A5      B5        A5
  Gtr II
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E  4x
|-----------------|------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------o||
|-----------------|------------------||
|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-o||
|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--||


        Am  G Am             Am  G Am            Am  G Am
    Gtr II
    E E E E E E E  E    E  E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E  E E
||-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
||o------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
||------5---4-5------|-------5---4-5-----|-------5---4-5------|
||------7---5-7------|-------7---5-7-----|-------7---5-7------|
||o-0-0---0-----0--0-|--0--0---0-----0-0-|--0--0---0------0-0-|
||-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|
|   Gtr I
|   H       E Q    E   +H        E Q   E   +H        E Q.
||-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
||o------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
||--5-------4-5---/7-|-(7)-------5-4---2-|-(2)-------4-5------|
||-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
||o------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
||-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|


  F5             E5
  Gtr II
  W              W
|--------------|---------------||
|--------------|--------------o||
|--------------|---------------||
|-3------------|-2-------------||
|-3------------|-2------------o||
|-1------------|-0-------------||
|
| Gtr I
| Q  Q  E Q.     Q  Q  E Q.
|--------------|---------------||
|--------------|--------------o||
|-7--5--4-2----|-5--4--2-1-----||
|--------------|---------------||
|--------------|--------------o||
|--------------|---------------||


  F5                                   G5   A5
  Gtr II
    E E E E  E  E  E  E     E  E E E E  E E  E
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|---3-3-3-3--3--3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-/5-5-/7-|
|---3-3-3-3--3--3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-/5-5-/7-|
|---1-1-1-1--1--1--1--1-|---1--1-1-1-1-/3-3-/5-|
|
| Gtr I
|   H        E  E  E  E    +W
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-\10-------12-13-15-13-|-(13)-----------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|


  A5                          B5   C5     B5
    E E E E  E E  E  E     E   E E   E  E  E Q
|----------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------------|
|---7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|---7--/9-9-/10-10-\9-9\--|
|---7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|---7--/9-9-/10-10-\9-9\--|
|---5-5-5-5--5-5--5--5-|---5--/7-7--/8--8-\7-7\--|
|
| Gtr I
|   H        Q    E  E    +W
|----------------------|-------------------------|
|-/12-------10------10-|-(10)--------------------|
|----------------13----|-------------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------------|


  F5                                   G5   A5
  Gtr II
    E E E E  E  E  E  E     E  E E E E  E E E
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|---3-3-3-3--3--3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-/5-5-7-|
|---3-3-3-3--3--3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-/5-5-7-|
|---1-1-1-1--1--1--1--1-|---1--1-1-1-1-/3-3-5-|
|
| Gtr I
|   H        E  E  E  E    +W
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-/10-------12-13-15-13-|-(13)----------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|


  A5                     E5
  Gtr II
    E E E E  E E  E  E     E  E E E E E E E
|----------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|
|---7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|--------------------|
|---7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|---2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|---5-5-5-5--5-5--5--5-|---0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|
| Gtr I
|   H        Q    E  E    +Q.     H       E
|----------------------|--------------------|
|-/12-------10------10-|-(10)-----9-------6-|
|----------------13----|--------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|


   E  E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E E  E
|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------|
|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2--2--|
|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0--|
|
| +Q.     H       E   +Q.     H       +E
|-------------------|---------------------|
|-(6)-----5---------|---------------------|
|-----------------5-|-(5)-----4-------(4)-|
|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------|


   Interlude
       Am G Am                        Am G Am
    Gtr III
    Q  Q  E Q   E   +H..       E   Q  Q  E Q   E   +Q.   Q  E Q
||----------------|--------------|---------------|-----------------||
||o------------^5-|-(5)----------|------------^5-|-(5)---8--6-----o||
||-----5--4-5--^5-|-(5)----------|----5--4-5--^5-|-(5)--------9----||
||-----7--5-7--^7-|-(7)----------|----7--5-7--^7-|-(7)-------------||
||o-0-------------|--------------|-0-------------|----------------o||
||----------------|------------0-|---------------|-----------------||


        Am  G Am          Am  G Am          Am  G Am
    Gtr II
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||------5---4-5-----|-----5---4-5-----|-----5---4-5-----|
||------7---5-7-----|-----7---5-7-----|-----7---5-7-----|
||o-0-0---0-----0-0-|-0-0---0-----0-0-|-0-0---0-----0-0-|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  F5                    E5
  W          W          W          W
|----------|----------|----------|-------||
|----------|----------|----------|------o||
|----------|----------|----------|-------||
|-3--------|-3--------|-2--------|-2-----||
|-3--------|-3--------|-2--------|-2----o||
|-1--------|-1--------|-0--------|-0-----||


    F5
    Gtr II
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|
||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
||--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|


  A5      B5        A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E  4x
|-----------------|------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------o||
|-----------------|------------------||
|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-o||
|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--||


    F5                                   G5   A5
    Gtr II
      E E E E  E  E  E  E     E  E E E E  E E  E
||------------------------|----------------------|
||o-----------------------|----------------------|
||------------------------|----------------------|
||----3-3-3-3--3--3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-/5-5-/7-|
||o---3-3-3-3--3--3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-/5-5-/7-|
||----1-1-1-1--1--1--1--1-|---1--1-1-1-1-/3-3-/5-|
|
|   Gtr I
|     H        E  E  E  E    +W
||------------------------|----------------------|
||o-/10-------12-13-15-13-|-(13)-----------------|
||------------------------|----------------------|
||------------------------|----------------------|
||o-----------------------|----------------------|
||------------------------|----------------------|


  A5                          B5   C5     B5
  Gtr II
    E E E E  E E  E  E     E   E E   E  E  E Q    3x
|----------------------|--------------------------||
|----------------------|-------------------------o||
|----------------------|--------------------------||
|---7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|---7--/9-9-/10-10-\9-9\---||
|---7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|---7--/9-9-/10-10-\9-9\--o||
|---5-5-5-5--5-5--5--5-|---5--/7-7--/8--8-\7-7\---||
|
| Gtr I
|   H        Q    E  E    +W                      3x
|----------------------|--------------------------||
|-/12-------10------10-|-(10)--------------------o||
|----------------13----|--------------------------||
|----------------------|--------------------------||
|----------------------|-------------------------o||
|----------------------|--------------------------||


  F5                                   G5        A5
  Gtr II
    E E E E  E  E  E  E     E  E E E E  E E  E     E E E E  E E  E  E
|-----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|---3-3-3-3--3--3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-/5-5-/7-|---7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|
|---3-3-3-3--3--3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-/5-5-/7-|---7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|
|---1-1-1-1--1--1--1--1-|---1--1-1-1-1-/3-3-/5-|---5-5-5-5--5-5--5--5-|
|
| Gtr I
|   H        E  E  E  E    +W                      H        Q    E  E
|-----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|-/10-------12-13-15-13-|-(13)-----------------|-/12-------10------10-|
|-----------------------|----------------------|----------------13----|
|-----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|


  E5
  Gtr II
   E  E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E E  E
|-------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2--2--|
|--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 I
|  Q.     H       E   +Q.     H       E   +Q.     H       +E
|-------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|-10------9-------6-|-(6)-----5---------|---------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------5-|-(5)-----4-------(4)-|
|-------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|---------------------|


   String intro
    F5
    Gtr II
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|
||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
||--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|


  A5      B5        A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------o||
|-----------------|------------------||
|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--||
|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-o||
|-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--||


 Outro
  F5
  Gtr II
   E E E E  E E  E  E     E  E E E E E   E   E
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|--3-3-3-3--3-3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-3---3---3---|
|--3-3-3-3--3-3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-3---3---3---|
|--1-1-1-1--1-1--1--1-|---1--1-1-1-1-1---1---1---|
|
| Gtr I
|  H        q    E  E    +H        E S S S S S S
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|-13-------12------10-|-(10)---------------------|
|---------------12----|--------------5-7-9-7-5---|
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------------|


  A5
  Gtr II
   E E E E  E E  E  E     E  E E E E E E E
|---------------------|--------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|
|--7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|---7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|--7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|---7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|--5-5-5-5--5-5--5--5-|---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|
| Gtr I
|  H        Q    E  E    +W
|---------------------|--------------------|
|-12-------10------10-|-(10)---------------|
|---------------13----|--------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|


  F5
  Gtr II
   E E E E  E E  E  E     E  E E E E E   E   E
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|--3-3-3-3--3-3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-3---3---3---|
|--3-3-3-3--3-3--3--3-|---3--3-3-3-3-3---3---3---|
|--1-1-1-1--1-1--1--1-|---1--1-1-1-1-1---1---1---|
|
| Gtr I
|  H        q    E  E    +H        E S S S S S S
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|-13-------12------10-|-(10)---------------------|
|---------------12----|--------------5-7-9-7-5---|
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------------|


  A5                    E5
  Gtr II
   E E E E  E E  E  E     E  E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E E E
|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|--7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|--------------------|-------------------|
|--7-7-7-7--7-7--7--7-|---2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|--5-5-5-5--5-5--5--5-|---0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|
| Gtr I
|  H        Q    E  E    +Q.     H       E   +Q.     H       E
|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|-12-------10------10-|-(10)-----9-------6-|-(6)-----5---------|
|---------------13----|--------------------|-----------------5-|
|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|


                                            Am
  Gtr II
   E  E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E E  E    W          +W           +W
|-------------------|---------------------|----------|------------|--------*|
|-------------------|---------------------|-5--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----*|
|-------------------|---------------------|-5--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----*|
|-------------------|---------------------|-7--------|-(7)--------|-(7)----*|
|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2--2--|----------|------------|--------*|
|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0--|----------|------------|--------*|
|
| Gtr I
| +Q.     H       E   +Q.     H       +E    W           W            W
|-------------------|---------------------|----------|------------|--------*|
|-------------------|---------------------|----------|------------|--------*|
|-(5)-----4-------2-|-(2)-----1-------(1)-|----------|------------|--------*|
|-------------------|---------------------|----------|------------|--------*|
|-------------------|---------------------|----------|------------|--------*|
|-------------------|---------------------|----------|------------|--------*|



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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