Dream Theater – The Big Medley tab

The Big Medley - Guitar Tab


Author - Alessandro Monopoli


                          The Big Medley

                       By Dream Theater in "A Change of Seasons"

Transcribed by Alessandro Monopoli  (almonopo@tin.it)


1 - In the Flesh?

|------------|------------|-----------|------------------------|-------------|------------|------------|-----------|------------------------|-------------|------------|------------|-----------|------------------------|--8------7---|---2--------|-----4------|-----5-----|------------------------|--7------7---|---2--------|-----4------|-----5-----|------------------------|--5------4---|---0--------|-----2------|-----3-----|------5----6----7-------|-------------
(I'm not very sure about this part, but it's cool..)|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------5--3---------5--3----------------------------------------|-----------2/3-4--------2/3-4--------/4-3-2-0------------------------------|---2------------------------------------------2-0-------------------2------|---2----------------------------------------------2-1----------------------|---0----------------------------------------------------3^(5)-----0---------
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----7--------9-----10------9------7-------9----10---12--------------------|-----7--------9-----10------9------7-------9----10---12--------------------|-----5--------7-----8-------7------5-------7----8----10--------------------|---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Main Riff: |--------------------------------------------------||-----------------------|--------------------------------------------------||-----------------------|--2-----------------2-----------------------------||--2------------2-------|--2-----------------2-----------------------------||--2------------2-------|--0----2^(4)----2---0-------------4^(5)----4---2--||--0--2^(4)--2--0--1-2--|-------------------------4---2--------------------||-----------------------
start Singin'|--------------------------------------(0)-----0----|------------------------|--------------------------------------(0)----------|------------------------|---------------------------------------1-----------|-2----------------------|---------------------------------------2-----------|-2----------------------|--4^(5)---4---2--3-4---5^(7)---5---4---2-----------|-0----------------------|---------------------------------------0-----------|------------------------
silent till (Chords: A, D, E) Then Main Riff
2:24 Twice----------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------|--------------|------------------------------------------------------------|--------------|------------------------------------------------------------|--------------|------------------------------2---5---2---------------------|--------------|------------3-------------5--------------5--3---5-----5-----|--------------|---5--3--5------5--3---5---------------------------3-----2--|--------------
Then this:
P.M.---------------------|------------------------------------------------|---------------------------|------------------------------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------5/7--5-|-----------------------5/7-|-------7---5-----------------------------5/7--5-|---7-5-----------------5/7-|--------------7---5-------------5---------------|-------7-5-------5---------|---5------------------7---5--7-----3---5--------|5----------7-5-7---3-5-----
During keyb. solo pm pm pm pm pm pm pm twice|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------5--|---------------------------------------|-----7---5---4---------------5------|---7---5---4---5-------3---------------|--0----0---0----0--7-0-5-0-3---0----|-0---0---0---7---2-3-4-----------------
guit.solo:
|-15/17--15--14--------------------------------------------|-----------------|---------------17--15-12h15p12----------------------------|-----------------|-------------------------------14------12-14--14p12----12-|----12h14p12-----|----------------------------------14----------------14----|-14----------14--|----------------------------------------------------------|-----------------|----------------------------------------------------------|-----------------
a.h------|------------------------------------------------|---------------------------|------------------------------------------------|---------------------------|-12-14-----12h14p12--------------------------12-|---------------------------|-------14-----------14-13-12-----------------12-|---------------------------|------------------------------14-13-12----------|---------------------------|-----------------------------------------15-----|---------------------------
3:38
Bridge: twice|---------3--3-----------------|-------3/5--3-----|-------------|---------3--3-----------------|-------3/5--3-----|-------------|------------------------------|------------------|-------------|-2--2-----------------5----2--|-2-2--------------|------------|-2--2-----------0-2-5---5-----|-2-2--------------|------------|-0--0-------------------------|-0-0---------(12)/|------------
second guitar solo:
|-12^(14)-------------------------------|------------------------------------|----------14--12h14h12-------12--------|-12^(14)-----12---------------------|-----------------------14-11----11--14-|----------14----14^(16) 14^(16)-----|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------
tr...|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|--------7--------------------------------7----------------------------------|--4^(6)-6---4h6p4------4-----6tr9--5/6-9---6-9-6/4-----4------2--2----------|------------------7-4----4-7-----------------------7-4---4-7--2--2----------|--------------------------------------------------------------0-'0-0-2-2-2--|-----------------------------------------------------------------------0-0--
Now play Bridge with this change:
|---------3--3-----------------|-------22^(24)----|-------------|---------3--3-----------------|------------------|-------------|------------------------------|------------------|-------------|-2--2-----------------5----2--|-2-2--------------|------------|-2--2-----------0-2-5---5-----|-2-2--------------|------------|-0--0-------------------------|-0-0---------(12)/|------------ 2nd time is-15^(17)-
Another guitar solo: (4:21) tr...|-----------------------------------------------------------!----------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|---------------|---------4^(6)^4---4^(6)---5/6-9tr6--4-----4---------------|----------------|-----------------7---------------------7-4---4-7-4-------4-|----------------|---------------------------------------------------7-4-7---|----------------|-----------------------------------------------------------|----------------
wide vib|----------------------------------------------|----18^(21)-16^(18)----------|--15------15---15-----------------------------|-----------------------------|--16--16--16-------16^(18)^16--14--16---------|-----------------------------|------17--------------------------------------|-----------------------------|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------|----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------
|--14-------14---------------|-----------|-----17-14----17------------|----------|------------------13^(14)-11|-----------|----------------------------|---------|----------------------------|----------|----------------------------|----------
Bohemian Rapsody (4:34)
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|--------------6---6-8/9-----------------------------------------------------|--------6-7-9---9----------------------4---4-6/8--------------------------6-|--6-7-9--------------------------4-6-8---8---------------------6-8-6-8-10---|---------------------------4-6-8-------------------6-8-10-8-10--------------
....you can hear how many time you have play this|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|-8-8-8----------------------------------------------------------------------|-6-6-6----------------------------------------------------------------------
Riff:(4:44)
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------|---------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------|---------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------|---------------3-----------|------------------|--6-------3-5-6-6--------3---|-6-------3-5-6-------3-5-3-|------------------|----3-4-6----------3-4-6---6-|---3-4-6---------5-6-------|------------------
Now James sings... vib pm.... Oooh baby...|--------------------------------|----------------------|--------------------|----4---------------------2-----|-----4----------------|--------------------|-3--3--3----3-1---1-------------|-3---3----------------|------3-------------|-3--1--3--------3---3-1---------|-3---1---6---6--5-----|-3----3---3-5-1-3-1-|-1-----1----------------4-------|-1-------6---6--5-----|-3----1-------------|--------------------------------|---------4---4--3-----|-1------------------
i'm not sure|-----------------|-----------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------|-----3-----------------|-----3------3---------------------|-----------------|--3--3------3-5-3------|--3--3---3--3---------------------|---3-------------|--3--1--4/5-------5----|--3--1---3--1---------------------|-----1-----------|--1-----------------1--|--1------1------------------------
Now Riff Again:
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|---------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|---------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|---------------|-----------------------------|---------------3-----------3-|---------------|--6-------3-5-6-6--------3---|-6-------3-5-6-------3-5-6---|---------------|----3-4-6----------3-4-6---6-|---3-4-6---------5-6---------!---------------
(5:21) |---------------------------|---------------------------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------------------------|--5-7-9---7-9-11--9-11-12--|---------------------------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------------------------
Well, this is the first part of the song...I'm going to transcribe the other part very soon. For any suggestion or error report, please send me an e-mail at Alessandro Monopoli
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