Mahavishnu Orchestra - A Meeting Of Spirits tab

  mahavishnu orchestra : meeting of spirits (inner mounting flame)

  adaptation for guitar (parts of other instruments are in guitar score,
  so translate)

  intro

--12--------13-----12-----11--------7----5--7------7------7-----////19--| --11--------12-----11-----10--------6----4--6------6------6-------------|(susteined) --12--------13-----12-----11--------7----5--7------7------7-------------| --11--------12-----11-----10--------6----4--6------6------6-------------| ------------------------------------------------------------------------| ------------------------------------------------------------------------|
main riff 1
(keyboards or and guitar) ---------------------------------------------------------------| --2-----5---2-----5-----------2-----5---2-----5----------------| -----4---------4-----------------4---------4-------------------| ---------------------------------------------------------------| ---------------------------------------------------------------| ---------------------0-2--0-2--------------------0-3--0-3------| (bass and or guitar)
-------------------------| -------------------------|
repeated number of times- (listen to theme)--------| -------------------------| -------------------------|
main riff 2 (plays violin, bass)
first 4 times -------------------------------------------------------|------------| ------------------------------10-----------------------|------------| ----11--9----12--11-9-----12-11-12--11-9-11--9---------|-9----------| ---------------12-----------------------------------12-|----12-11-9-| -------------------------------------------------------|------------| -------------------------------------------------------|------------|
only 5th time
--------------------| --------------------| -9-----9------------| --12119-12119-------| --------------------| --------------------|
first riff (violin, guitar) bass maintains main riff sometimes an octave higher variation 1 variation 2 ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------| -14-1717-14-17--14-17-|-14-17-|-14-17bbb(all you can bend it)-| ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------| ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------| ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------| ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------|
variation 3
----17bbb-----------------| -14-----------------------| --------------------------| --------------------------| --------------------------| --------------------------|
(listen to the theme to know exactly when to play each variation) - while the theme advances the guitar and the violin improvise between the variations and the repetitions of this riff. main riff 2 is manteined improvisation guitar (supposedly) scale that is played by guitar
------------------------------------------------|--19-17-------------| --17-14-----------------------------------------|--------19-17-------| --------16-14-----------------------------------|--------------18-16-| --------------16-14-------14-12-------12-9------|--------------------| --------------------16-14-------14-12------12-9-|--------------------| ------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
--------------------| --------------------| --------------------| 18-16---------------| ------18-16---------| --------------------|
(improvise listening to john's typical licks...) first riff (7 or 8 times) second riff (violin anf guitar)
-------------------------------------------------------------9----109-| -------------------------------------------------10----1210---1210----| ----------------------------9-------11-9----12119--1211----12---------| --9-------11--9----12--11-9---12-11------12---------------------------| ----12-10-------12----------------------------------------------------| ----------------------------------------------------------------------|
--1210914-(susteined| 12----------note)---| --------------------| --------------------| --------------------| --------------------|
--12--10--------------10-----|--------------|-14--------17--|-1714----| ----------10--------------12-|-10h12--10h12-|-----15-17-----|-----1517| ---------------12-11---------|--------------|---------------|---------| -----------------------------|--------------|---------------|---------| -----------------------------|--------------|---------------|---------| -----------------------------|--------------|---------------|---------|
-improvise in-----------------| (getting faster and faster) ---the propper scale----------| ---really fast----------------| ------------------------------| ------------------------------| ------------------------------|
main riff 1 (now improvise the keyboards) main riff 1 continues Third riff (violin and guitar)
x1 --14-----|-17-14-12109-----------------------------------------------| ----1715-|------------1210-------------------------------------------| ---------|----------------12---------------------------9--------11-9-| ---------|-------------------9-------11--9----12--11-9----12-11------| ---------|---------------------12-10-------12------------------------| ---------|-----------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------| ---------10----1210---| ----12119--1211----12-| -12-------------------| ----------------------| ----------------------|
x3 coda -9----109--12109141210-|--14)))))-----------------------------------| --1210---12------------|--------------------------------------------| -----------------------|--------------------------------------------| -----------------------|--------------------------------------------| -----------------------|--------------------------------------------| -----------------------|--------------------------------------------| (you eliminate 141210 and this instead)
Mixture between main riff 1 and main riff 2 First riff (7 or 8 times) (with improvisation) second riff Main riff 1 (improvises violin) Ending (fade out) tab by ledsalguis
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