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A QUESTION OF HEAVEN
As recorded by Iced Earth
(From the 1995 Album DARK SAGA)

Transcribed by GD_Stormrider
	



Em
0 2 2 0 0 0
	
G
3 2 0 0 3 3
	
D
x x 0 2 3 2
	
C
x 3 2 0 1 0

E5
x 7 9 9 x x
	
D5
x 5 7 7 x x
	
C5
x 3 5 5 x x
	
F#m
2 0 x x x x

F5
1 3 3 x x x

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Clean guitar'
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Schaffers guitar'
Gtr III (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Randal's Guitar'
Gtr IV (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Acoustic chords'
Gtr V (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Keybords'
Gtr VI (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Gb) - 'Bell'

   Intro
    Q=130
    Em               Em               D                D
   4/4
    Gtr I
    E E E Q  E E E   E E E Q  E E E   E E E Q  E E E   E E E Q  E E E
||--------7--------|-------7--------|-------5--------|-------5--------|||o----------0-----|----------0-----|----------0-----|----------0-----|||------0------0---|-----0------0---|-----0------0---|-----0------0---|||----5----------5-|---5----------5-|---4----------4-|---4----------4-|||o-7--------------|-7--------------|-5--------------|-5--------------|||--0--------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
C C G F#m E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E 6x|-------3--------|-------3--------|------------------|||----------3-----|----------3-----|-----------------o|||-----0------0---|-----0------0---|-------0----------|||---2----------2-|---2----------2-|-----0------------|||-3--------------|-3--------------|---2-------0-----o|||----------------|----------------|-3-------2---3-2--||
Verse E5 E5 Gtr II PM----| PM-----|
E S S E H +E E S S E H +E||-------------------|----------------------|||o------------------|----------------------|||-------------------|----------------------|||----------9----(9)-|-----------9------(9)-|||o---------7----(7)-|-----------7------(7)-|||--0-0-0-0----------|--0--0-0-0------------|
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| Gtr III| W +Q. Q. Q||-------------------|----------------------|||o------------------|----------------------|||-------------------|----------------------|||--2----------------|-(2)-------4----5-----|||o------------------|----------------------|||-------------------|----------------------|
D5 D5 PM----| PM-----|
E S S E H +E E S S E H +E|------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||---------7----(7)-|-----------7------(7)--||---------5----(5)-|-----------5------(5)--||-0-0-0-0----------|--0--0-0-0-------------|
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| W +Q. Q. Q|------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||-0----------------|-(0)-------2----4------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------|
C5 D5 G F#m PM----| PM----| PM--------------|
E S S E H +E E S S E H +E E E E E E E E E|------------------|------------------|--------------------|||------------------|------------------|-------------------o|||------------------|------------------|--------0-----------|||---------5----(5)-|---------7----(7)-|------0-------------|||---------3----(3)-|---------5----(5)-|----2--------0-----o|||-0-0-0-0----------|-0-0-0-0----------|-3---------2---3-2--||
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| W W Q. Q. E E|------------------|------------------|--------------------|||------------------|------------------|-------------------o|||------------------|------------------|--------------------|||------------------|-0----------------|-5------4------5-4--|||-3----------------|------------------|-------------------o|||------------------|------------------|--------------------||
Bridge E5 E5 F5 Gtr II PM------| PM------| PM S S S S E H +E S S S S E Q E Q 4x||---------------------|--------------------||||o--------------------|-------------------o||||---------------------|--------------------||||---------------------|--------------------||||o-----------2----(2)-|-----------2----3--o||||--0-0-0-0-0-0----(0)-|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-1---||
E5 E5 F5 PM------| PM------|
S S S S E H +E S S S S E Q E Q||---------------------|--------------------||||o--------------------|-------------------o||||---------------------|--------------------||||---------------------|--------------------||||o-----------2----(2)-|-----------2----3--o||||--0-0-0-0-0-0----(0)-|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-1---||
$ E5 E5 PM----| PM-----|
E S S E H +E E S S E H +E|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||---------9----(9)-|-----------9------(9)-||---------7----(7)-|-----------7------(7)-||-0-0-0-0----------|--0--0-0-0------------|
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| Gtr III| W +Q. Q. Q|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||-2----------------|-(2)-------4----5-----||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------|
D5 D5 PM----| PM-----|
E S S E H +E E S S E H +E|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||---------7----(7)-|-----------7------(7)-||---------5----(5)-|-----------5------(5)-||-0-0-0-0----------|--0--0-0-0------------|
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| W +Q. Q. Q|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||-0----------------|-(0)-------2----4-----||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------|
C5 D5 G F#m PM----| PM----| PM--------------|
E S S E H +E E S S E H +E E E E E E E E E|------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|--------0----------||---------5----(5)-|---------7----(7)-|------0------------||---------3----(3)-|---------5----(5)-|----2--------0-----||-0-0-0-0----------|-0-0-0-0----------|-3---------2---3-2-|
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| W W Q. Q. E E|------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|-0----------------|-5------4------5-4-||-3----------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------|
E5 E5 PM----| PM-----|
E S S E H +E E S S E H +E|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||---------9----(9)-|-----------9------(9)-||---------7----(7)-|-----------7------(7)-||-0-0-0-0----------|--0--0-0-0------------|
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| W +Q. Q. Q|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||-2----------------|-(2)-------4----5-----||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------|
D5 D5 PM----| PM-----|
E S S E H +E E S S E H +E|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||---------7----(7)-|-----------7------(7)-||---------5----(5)-|-----------5------(5)-||-0-0-0-0----------|--0--0-0-0------------|
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| W +Q. Q. Q|------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||-0----------------|-(0)-------2----4-----||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------|
To Coda C5 D5 G F#m PM----| PM----| PM--------------|
E S S E H +E E S S E H +E E E E E E E E E|------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|--------0----------||---------5----(5)-|---------7----(7)-|------0------------||---------3----(3)-|---------5----(5)-|----2--------0-----||-0-0-0-0----------|-0-0-0-0----------|-3---------2---3-2-|
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| W W Q. Q. E E|------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|-0----------------|-5------4------5-4-||-3----------------|------------------|-------------------||------------------|------------------|-------------------|
E5 E5 F5 PM------| PM------| PM S S S S E H +E S S S S E Q E Q 3x||---------------------|--------------------||||o--------------------|-------------------o||||---------------------|--------------------||||---------------------|--------------------||||o-----------2----(2)-|-----------2----3--o||||--0-0-0-0-0-0----(0)-|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-1---||
D.S. al Coda E5 E5 F5 PM------| PM------| PM
S S S S E H +E S S S S E Q E Q|--------------------|-------------------|||--------------------|-------------------|||--------------------|-------------------|||--------------------|-------------------|||-----------2----(2)-|-----------2----3--|||-0-0-0-0-0-0----(0)-|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-1--||
& E5 > PM------|
S S S S E H +E +W|--------------------|--------||--------------------|--------||--------------------|--------||--------------------|--------||-----------2----(2)-|-(2)----||-0-0-0-0-0-0----(0)-|-(0)----|
Interlude Em Gtr IV Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr V W +W 4x||-----------------|-------------------||||o----------------|------------------o||||-----------------|-------------------||||---2-------------|-(2)---------------||||o----------------|------------------o||||-----------------|-------------------||
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| Gtr VI| W W 4x||--12-------------|-------------------||||o----------------|------------------o||||---9-------------|-------------------||||-----------------|-------------------||||o--7-------------|------------------o||||---0-------------|-------------------||
Em G Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr V W +W W +W||-----------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||o----------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||-----------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||-----------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||o----------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||---0-------------|-(0)--------------|-3-------------|-(3)---------------|
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| Gtr VI| W W W W||--12-------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||o----------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||---9-------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||-----------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||o--7-------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||---0-------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|
D Em Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr V W +W W +W|---------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------o|||---------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||---------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------|||---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------o|||-2-------------|-(2)--------------|-0-------------|-(0)---------------||
Em G Gtr IV Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr V W +W W +W||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||o------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||o------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||---0---------------|-(0)--------------|-3---------------|-(3)---------------|
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| Gtr VI| W W W W||--12---------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||o------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||---9---------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||o--7---------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||---0---------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
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| Gtr I| E E E E E E Q +W E E E E E E Q +W||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||o------8-----8-----|------------------|-----8-----8-----|-------------------|||-----9---9-9---9---|-(9)--------------|---7---7-7---7---|-(7)---------------|||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||o------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
D Em Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
W +W W +W 3x|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||-----------------|------------------|-----------------|------------------o|||-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||-----------------|------------------|-----------------|------------------o|||-2---------------|-(2)--------------|-0---------------|-(0)---------------||
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| Gtr I| E E E E E E Q +W E E E E E E Q +W 3x|-------0---------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||-----7-----7-----|------------------|-----8-----8-----|------------------o|||---7-----7---7---|-(7)--------------|---9---9-9---9---|-(9)---------------|||-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|||-----------------|------------------|-----------------|------------------o|||-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------||
Guitar solo E5 E5 G5 G5 Gtr II PM| PM| Q E E H +W Q E E H +W|------------------|--------------------|---------------|----------------||------------------|--------------------|---------------|----------------||-9--------9-------|-(9)----------------|---------------|----------------||-9--------9-------|-(9)----------------|--5-------5----|-(5)------------||-7--------7-------|-(7)----------------|--5-------5----|-(5)------------||-0---0-0--0-------|-(0)----------------|--3---3-3-3----|-(3)------------|
| | Gtr III | PM--------|
| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q H +H E E Q|------------------|--------------------|---------------|----------------||------------------|--------------------|---------------|----------------||------------------|----------------7---|---------------|----------------||---9-----10---9-7-|-----7-9---10-------|-10-9-7---9----|-(9)----10-9-7--||-7-----7----------|--------------------|---------------|----------------||------------------|--------------------|---------------|----------------|
D5 D5 E5 E5 PM| Q E E H +W Q E E H +W|----------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||----------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||-7-------7------|-(7)------------|-9--------9-------|-(9)--------------||-7-------7------|-(7)------------|-9--------9-------|-(9)--------------||-5--5-5--5------|-(5)------------|-7--------7-------|-(7)--------------||----------------|----------------|-0----0-0-0-------|-(0)--------------|
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| H E E Q +Q H. E E E Q Q E E E Q E E Q|----------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||----------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||----------------|----------------|------------------|------------------||-7------10-9----|----------------|--------7---------|------------------||-------------9--|-(9)--[9]\------|-7-9-10-----10--9-|-10--9-7--9-7-----||----------------|----------------|------------------|--------------10--|
E5 E5 PM| Q E E H +W|------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||-9-----------9----|-(9)-------------------||-9-----------9----|-(9)-------------------||-7-----------7----|-(7)-------------------||-0-----0--0--0----|-(0)-------------------|
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| E E E E H E E E E E E E E|------------------|-----------------------||---10-12-13-12----|-12--13---12---10------||-9----------------|--------------------12-||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------|
G5 G5 PM| Q E E H +W|------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||-5-----------5----|-(5)-------------------||-5-----------5----|-(5)-------------------||-3-----3--3--3----|-(3)-------------------|
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| E E E E H E E E E E E E E|------------------|----------10-----------||---10-12-13-12----|-12--13--------13---12-||-9----------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------|
D5 D5 Q E E H +W|----------------------|-------------------||----------------------|-------------------||--7----------7--------|--(7)--------------||--7----------7--------|--(7)--------------||--5-----5--5-5--------|--(5)--------------||----------------------|-------------------|
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| E E E H +E +H. +E E|----------------------|-------------------||----10-12-10-----(10)-|-(10)------(10)-12-||-12-------------------|-------------------||----------------------|-------------------||----------------------|-------------------||----------------------|-------------------|
E5 E5 PM| Q E E H +W|--------------------|-------------------------||--------------------|-------------------------||--9------9----------|-(9)---------------------||--9------9----------|-(9)---------------------||--7------7----------|-(7)---------------------||--0--0-0-0----------|-(0)---------------------|
| | |-3--|
| H Q E E E E E E E E E E E|--------------------|-------------------------||--------------------|-------------10----------||-11------9--12-11-9-|-----9-11-12----12-11-9--||--------------------|-12----------------------||--------------------|-------------------------||--------------------|-------------------------|
PM| PM| Q E E H +W Q E E H +W||--------------|------------|-------------|--------|||o-------------|------------|-------------|--------|||--9------9----|-(9)--------|-------------|--------|||--9------9----|-(9)--------|-5------5----|-(5)----|||o-7------7----|-(7)--------|-5------5----|-(5)----|||--0--0-0-0----|-(0)--------|-3--3-3-3----|-(3)----|
PM| Q E E H +W Q E E H +W|-------------|------------|-------------|---------|||-------------|------------|-------------|--------o|||-7------7----|-(7)--------|-9------9----|-(9)-----|||-7------7----|-(7)--------|-9------9----|-(9)-----|||-5--5-5-5----|-(5)--------|-7------7----|-(7)----o|||-------------|------------|-0--0-0-0----|-(0)-----||
Outro E5 G5 Gtr II PM| PM| Q E E H +W Q E E H +W||---------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|||o--------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|||--9-------9----|--(9)-----------|-----------------|------------------|||--9-------9----|--(9)-----------|--5---------5----|--(5)-------------|||o-7-------7----|--(7)-----------|--5---------5----|--(5)-------------|||--0--0-0--0----|--(0)-----------|--3---3--3--3----|--(3)-------------|
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| Gtr III| H H +H Q Q Q. E H +H Q Q||---------------|----------------|-10--------------|------------------|||o--------12----|-(12)-------12--|--------13-12----|-(12)----13--12---|||--9------------|---------9------|-----------------|------------------|||---------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|||o--------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|||---------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D5 E5 PM| Q E E H +W Q E E H +W 8x|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|----------|||-----------------|-----------------|----------------|---------o|||--7---------7----|--(7)------------|-9---------9----|--(9)-----|||--7---------7----|--(7)------------|-9---------9----|--(9)-----|||--5---5--5--5----|--(5)------------|-7---------7----|--(7)----o|||-----------------|-----------------|-0---0--0--0----|--(0)-----||
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| Q. E H +H Q Q Q. E H +W 8x|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|----------|||-10--------10----|-(10)------------|----------12----|-(12)----o|||--------12-------|---------12--11--|-9-----12-------|----------|||-----------------|-----------------|----------------|----------|||-----------------|-----------------|----------------|---------o|||-----------------|-----------------|----------------|----------||
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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