Nightwish - Sleeping Sun tab

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SLEEPING SUN
As recorded by Nightwish
(From the 1999 Album OCEANBORN)

Transcribed by Gitarrenmann
	

Words by Tarja Turunen Music by Nightwish
Arranged by Nightwish

Gtr I (D A D G B E) - 'Emppu'
Gtr II (D A D G B E) - 'Emppu'

Intro Slow Rock Q=110 4/4 Gtr I Wx44|---------|||---------|||---------|||---------|||---------|||---------||
Verse Dm S S S S E S S S S S S Q W|---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-----------|----------|
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| Gtr II| Q S S S S E S S S S S S W|---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0---|----------|
S S S S E S S S S S S Q|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------------|
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| Q S S S S E S S S S S S|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||---------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-----|
F W S S S S E S S S S S S Q W|----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|-3-3-3-------3-3-3-3-3-----------|------|
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| W Q S S S S E S S S S S S W|----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|---------------------------------|------||----------|---------3-3-3-------3-3-3-3-3---|------|
S S S S E S S S S S S Q W|---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||-3-3-3-------3-3-3-3-3-----------|----------|
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| Q S S S S E S S S S S S W|---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------------------------------|----------||---------3-3-3-------3-3-3-3-3---|----------|
Dm S S S S E S S S S S S Q|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------------|
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| Q S S S S E S S S S S S|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||---------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-----|
W S S S S E S S S S S S Q H Q +S S E|----------|---------------------------------|------9--(9)-----||----------|---------------------------------|-----------------||----------|---------------------------------|-----------------||----------|---------------------------------|-----------------||----------|---------------------------------|-----------------||----------|-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-----------|-----------------|
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| W Q S S S S E S S S S S S H Q Q|----------|---------------------------------|----------9------||----------|---------------------------------|-----------------||----------|---------------------------------|-----------------||----------|---------------------------------|-----------------||----------|---------------------------------|-----------------||----------|---------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0---|-----------------|
Bb S S S S E S S S S S S Q|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||--8--8-8-------8-8--8--8-8---------|
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| +E E S S E +S S S S S S E|-(9)-------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------8-8-8---(8)---8-8-8-8-8-|
G W S S S S E S S S S S S Q|----------|--------------------------------||----------|--------------------------------||----------|--------------------------------||----------|--------------------------------||----------|--------------------------------||----------|-5-5-5-------5-5-5-5-5----------|
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| W Q S S S S E S S S S E|----------|--------------------------------||----------|--------------------------------||----------|--------------------------------||----------|--------------------------------||----------|--------------------------------||----------|---------5-5-5-------5-5-5-5-5--|
Chorus Dm W W +H +H W|----------|----------|---------------||------||----------|----------|---------------||------||----------|----------|---------------||------||----------|-7--------|-(7)----(7)----||------||----------|-5--------|-(5)----(5)----||------||----------|----------|---------------||------|
Wx20|---------||---------||---------||---------||---------||---------|
Guitar Solo N.C. Dm ~~ W W E S E S E E +S S Q Q +S S E +Q Q|----------|----------||-8s3---3s10s5-(5)---8--|------------------------||----------|----------||-----------------------|------------------------||----------|----------||-----------------------|------------9-(9)--10---||----------|----------||-----------------------|-12--(12)---------------||----------|----------||-----------------------|------------------------||----------|----------||-----------------------|------------------------|
Bb Q +S S E +Q Q Q +S S E +Q Q|-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-15--(15)---15-(15)--13--||-10--(10)---12-(12)--14--|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------|
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| Gtr II| W Q +S S E +Q Q|-------------------------|-13--(13)---13-(13)--12--||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------|
G H +H S S E +S S S S H|---------------|-----------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------||-12----(12)----|-15p14-12-(12)---17p15-14----||---------------|-----------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------|
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| H +H W|---------------|-----------------------------||-13----(13)----|-----------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------||---------------|-----------------------------|
F S S S S S S E +Q +S S E|-------------------------------------||-18p17p15p13-15-17-15-(15)--(15)-----||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|
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| S S S S S S E +Q +S S E|-17-15-13-12-13-15-13-(13)--(13)-----||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|
Out-Chorus F ~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~ Q +S S E +Q Q W +H +H|-------------------------||---------------|----------------||-------------------------||---------------|----------------||-------------------------||---------------|----------------||---------------------15--||---------------|----------------||-15--(15)---17-(17)------||--3------------|--(3)----(3)----||-------------------------||--3------------|--(3)----(3)----|
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| >| Q +S S E +Q Q H +H +W|-------------------------||---------------|----------------||-------------------------||---------------|----------------||-------------------------||-17----(17)----|-(17)-----------||-15--(15)---17-(17)--18--||-18----(18)----|-(18)-----------||-------------------------||---------------|----------------||-------------------------||---------------|----------------|
C# G# Bb F5 H +H H +H H +H H +H|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------||-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------||-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------||-6----(6)----|-------------|-------------|-------------||-4----(4)----|-6----(6)----|-8----(8)----|-3----(3)----||-------------|-6----(6)----|-8----(8)----|-3----(3)----|
C# F H +H H. E S S W +H +H|-------------|--------------|----------|---------------||-------------|--------------|----------|---------------||-------------|--------------|----------|---------------||-6----(6)----|--------x-x-x-|----------|---------------||-4----(4)----|-3------x-x-x-|-3--------|-(3)----(3)----||-------------|-3------x-x-x-|-3--------|-(3)----(3)----|
C# D# G# D# H +H H +H H +H H +H|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------||-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------||-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------||-6----(6)----|-8----(8)----|-------------|-8----(8)----||-4----(4)----|-6----(6)----|-6----(6)----|-6----(6)----||-------------|-------------|-6----(6)----|-------------|
F W +H +H W W|----------|---------------|----------|------*||----------|---------------|----------|------*||----------|---------------|----------|------*||----------|---------------|----------|------*||-3--------|-(3)----(3)----|----------|------*||-3--------|-(3)----(3)----|----------|------*|
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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