Roland Dyens – Tango En Ska tab

Tango en Skai 
Author: Roland Dyens
Transcription by: Gianpiero Ciammaricone
                  gianpiero@a-vip.com
                  http://www.geocities.com/vienna/6619
This is a great tango by the XX century composer Roland Dyens. 
You can find in my page (http://www.geocities.com/vienna/6619)
the sheet music and the song played by me (In MP3 format)
to make it easier to learn it. Good Luck!!
(Tablature explanation at the end)

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Corrections/Additions by wim (wimiam at yahoo dot com) - November 2004

Translations from the sheet music (it's in french!):

"melodie claire"
clear melody

"comme un clin daeil"
like a wink of the eye 
(this means play it quickly, and with a 'cheeky' sound)

"accompagnement leger"
light accompaniment

"deplacer la meme position en soulevant le doigt 1"
Use the same position lifting off one finger

"soulever le barre entre les accords"
lift the barre _between_ the chords

"gliss sur 3"
slide [up] on the third string [D]

"effleurer les cordes"
not sure...

"tragique!"
tragic! =)

"moins tragique"
less tragic

"gliss lento sans perare le tempo"
slide softly without losing the tempo

"pouce pulpe (bien eteindre les basses)"
??? mute the basses with your thumb


   Corrections made:
changes are indicated with a # above the tab.
Mostly just wrong notes, etc.
the only real big ones were the last diminished chord 
in the tremolo part (it is [xx0101] NOT [xx1010]) and 
the chord in the bridge, which is [x x 10 9 7 7] and 
not [x x 10 9 8 8].

-wim

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measures 5 & 25 - fingering corrected (info from Alfonso Cuevas)
Weed - weed@wussu.com - February 2008

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Intro:

4 4 ...1 | | | |E-|-------------------------------------------------------||B-|-------------------------------------------------------||G-|*-----------------------------------------------------*||D-|*-----------------------------------------------------*||A-|-<12>---------<12>--------<12>-------------<12>--------||E-|-------<12>---------<12>----------<12>-----------<12>--|| p p ...
2 | | | | E-|-------------------------------------------------------||B-|-------------------------------------------------------||G-|*-----------------------------------------------------*||D-|*-----------------------------------------------------*||A-|-<12>---------<12>--------<12>-------------<12>--------||E-|-------<12>---------<12>----------<12>------------0----||
The last note is not a harmonic, which gives time to get down the bottom of the neck.
C13 | | | | C1E-||---1-----0------------------1----0--3--2-----1--|B-||---1--1--1--1---------------1----1--1--1-----1--|G-||*--2--2--2--2---------------2----2--2--2-----2--|D-||*-----2-----2------------------2----------2-----|A-||-------------------------0----------0-----------|E-||---------------0h1h2h3h4------------------------| p
4 | | | |E-|-1----------0------------0h1h2h|B-|-2--3--2--3-0----------0-------|G-|-2--2--2--2-2----2--1--1-------|D-|-----------------0--0--0-------|A-|-2---------------------2-------|E-|--------------0-----0----------|
5 | | | | E-|h3-------------------------0-------0-------9-12--|B-|---3--3--3---------------2-------2------11-------|G-|---3--3--3-------------3-----2h3-----12----------|D-|---2--2--2---------2-5---------------------------|A-|-------------0-1-4-------------------------------|E-|-----------0-------------------------------------| 4 1 4 1 4 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 3 2 1 4 p i m a p i m a
~ ~6 | | | |E-|-12-10-----12---10--12--10---------|B-|----10-----10---10--10--10--10-10--|G-|----10-----10---10--10--10--10-10--|D-|-0-------0----------0--------------|A-|-------0------0--------------------|E-|-----------------------------------| m ~ vibrato here
gliss gliss gliss gliss7 | | | |E-|-13-13-13-13\10-10-10-10\7-7-7-7\4-4-4-4\1-1-1-1------------|B-|----------12\---------9-\------6\------3\------0------------|G-|----------13\---------10\------7\------4\------1-1-2/4-2---1|D-|----------12----------9--------6-------3-------0-0-0/0-0---0|A-|------------------------------------------------------------|E-|-------------------------------------------------0-2/4---0--| a m i p a m i p a m i p a m i p a m i p ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
"deplacer la meme position en soulevant le doigt 1" means 'Use the same position lifting off one finger' this is when you slide down the neck during the tremolo-diminished part. You gliss on the top three strings, and lift up finger 1 because it squeaks on the winding and/or slows you down use upstroke with the thumb on the diminished chords
8 | | | | ~E-|-----------------------------------|B-|-5--3---1//5----------0--1--0------|G-|-5--4---2//5--------2----2------2--|D-|--------------------2----2---------|A-|-0---------0-----0-----------------|E-|------0-------0----------3----3----|
~ above the B's here is a grace trill: B---0h1p0---
/Ending-1------------------------9 | | | ~ |E-|-----------------------------------|B-|-1-----0----------1---0------------|G-|-2--2--2--2-------2------2--1---2--|D-|-1--1--1--1-------0----------------|A-|-----------------------------------|E-|-2----------3p2-1---1----1----1----|
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| | | |10 A.H.-----------\E-|--)0------------------------0<12>-------------||B-|--(0----------------------1-------1<13>-------||G-|--)1--------------------1---------------1<13>*||D-|--(2--3-2-0-2-0-------0----------------------*||A-|--)2------------3p2-1-------------------------||E-|--(0------------------------------------------|| p Pizz-------/ ^
Pizz is Pizzicatto: palm mute at the bridge and pluck the notes with p (the thumb). play these short and loud. A.H. is artificial harmonic: fret the first note with the left hand, point the second note with i (index) and pluck the string with a.
/Ending-2-----------------\ 11 | | | ~ | | |E-|--------------------------------|----------------------||B-|-1-----0--------1---0--------0--|----------------------||G-|-2--2--2--2-----1------2-1------|-2--------------------||D-|-1--1--1--1-----0---------------|-2--------------------||A-|--------------------------------|-0-------<5>----------||E-|-2----------1-0---0----0---0----|----<5>---------------|| (This measure changes to 2/4 time)
Coda C3----------------------------\
13 | | | | E-|-3---------------5---3---------(5--|B-|-3---------------3---3--3--4---)4--|G-|-4--4--4--4--x---4---4--4--4---(4--|D-|-3--3--3--3--x----------3--3-------|A-|-5--5--5--5--x---------------------|E-|-3-------------3---3----3----3-----| a ^
"soulever le barre entre les accords" means 'lift the barre _between_ the chords' lifting the bar during the rasgueado part means you can strum only the three strings easily - do not lift it off the strings, just lift the frets, so the that the rest of the unwanted notes in the chord are muted Note: The x's is a hit on the body of the guitar with right hand ring finger (just below the bridge)
14 # #E-|-0-----------------------0------------7--|B-|-------------------0---0--------8---8----|G-|-------------0---0---0--------9---9------|D-|-------2---2---2-----------10------------|A-|-----3---3-------------------------------|E-|---3-------------------------------------| a p i m p i m p i m p i m p i m p i m
the score is as tabbed, but i play the B notes indicated # as C because it sounds better - might be an error in the sheet?
15E-|-10-8-7h8p7-5h7p5-3h5p3-1h3p1-0-----|B-|------------------------------------|G-|------------------------------------|D-|------------------------------------|A-|------------------------------------|E-|----------------------------------0-|
16 | | | |E-|------0--1--0------)0--4h5------------------------|B-|---3--3--3--3---3--(1------4h5--------------------|G-|---3--3--3--3---3--)4----------4h5-1h2------------|D-|---3------------3----------------------1h2--------|A-|-0-------0----0----(0----------------------2h3-0--|E-|--------------------------------------------------|
gliss17 | |~ | |E-|--------------------13-12---------------|B-|-------1-0-------0----------------------|G-|-----2-----2-1h2///--------10-9---------|D-|-1-4-----------------------------3-2----|A-|----------------------------------------|E-|--------------------------------------1/|
pluck that open B _during_ the glissando on 3 C3----------------------------\
18 | | | |E-|-3---------------5---3---------)5--|B-|-3---------------3---3--3--4---(4--|G-|-4--4--4--4--x---4---4--4--4---)4--|D-|-3--3--3--3--x----------3--3-------|A-|-5--5--5--5--x---------------------|E-|/3-------------3---3----3----3-----| |rasgueado| a
19E-|-0-----------------------0------------7--|B-|-------------------1---1--------8---8----|G-|-------------0---0---0--------9---9------|D-|-------2---2---2-----------10------------|A-|-----3---3-------------------------------|E-|---3-------------------------------------| a p i m p i m p i m p i m p i m p i m
20E-|-10-8--7h8p7-5h7p5-3h5p3-1h3p1-0----|B-|------------------------------------|G-|------------------------------------|D-|------------------------------------|A-|------------------------------------|E-|----------------------------------0-|
21 | | | |E-|------0--1--0------)0--4h5------------------------|B-|---3--3--3--3---3--(1------4h5--------------------|G-|---3--3--3--3---3--)4----------4h5-1h2------------|D-|---3------------3----------------------1h2--------|A-|-0-------0----0----(0----------------------2h3-0--|E-|--------------------------------------------------|
"tragique!" : tragic! =) i substitute the [xx333x] chord with a big [xx2330] and use a downstroke with 'a' for that 'tragique' tone.. Segno
22 | |~ | | E-||------------------------------------|B-||-------1-0-----0--------------------|G-||-----2-----2-1---2////--------------|D-||-1-4------------------------<19>----|A-||-----------------------<19>---------|E-||---------------------------------0--|
natural harmonics, but played by right hand [point with i pick with a]
| | | |23 C7----------------\ C9------\E-|----7-------7-------7--------8------8---|B-|----7-------7-------7--------8------8---|G-|----9-------9-------9--------10-----10--|D-|----10------10------10-------11-----11--|A-|-0--------0-------0--------0------------|E-|-------0-------0--------0--------0------|
| | | |24 C7------------------------\E-|----7-------7-------7--------8-----0h1h2h-|B-|----7-------7-------7--------8------------|G-|----9-------9-------9--------10-----------|D-|----10------10------10-------11-----------|A-|-0--------0-------0--------0--------------|E-|-------0-------0--------0--------0--------|
"pouce pulpe (bien eteindre les basses)" ??? I think it means to mute the basses with your thumb. i.e. stop the E string - best way is to damp with the back of the thumb of right hand
25 | | | | E-|h3-------------------------0-------0-------9-12--|B-|---3--3--3---------------2-------2------11-------|G-|---3--3--3-------------3-----2h3-----12----------|D-|---2--2--2---------2-5---------------------------|A-|-------------0-1-4-------------------------------|E-|-----------0-------------------------------------| 4 1 4 1 4 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 3 2 1 4 p i m a p i m a
26 ~ | ~ |E-|-12-10-----12---10--12--10---------|B-|----10-----10---10--10--10--10-10--|G-|----10-----10---10--10--10--10-10--|D-|-0-------0----------0--------------|A-|-------0------0--------------------|E-|-----------------------------------| m
lots of vibrato on that E!
gliss gliss gliss gliss27 | | | |E-|-13-13-13-13\10-10-10-10\7-7-7-7\4-4-4-4\1-1-1-1------------|B-|----------12\---------9-\------6\------3\------0------------|G-|----------13\---------10\------7\------4\------1-1-2/4-2---1|D-|----------12----------9--------6-------3-------0-0-0/0-0---0|A-|------------------------------------------------------------|E-|-------------------------------------------------0-2/4---0--| a m i p a m i p a m i p a m i p a m i p ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
28 | | | | ~E-|-----------------------------------|B-|-5--3---1//5----------0--1--0------|G-|-5--4---2//5--------2----2------2--|D-|--------------------2----2---------|A-|-0---------0-----0-----------------|E-|------0-------0----------3----3----|
29 | | | ~ | | |E-|---------------------------------|----------------------||B-|-1-----0--------1---0---------0--|----------------------||G-|-2--2--2--2-----1------2-1-------|-2--------------------||D-|-1--1--1--1-----0----------------|-2--------------------||A-|---------------------------------|-0-------<5>----------||E-|-2----------1-0---0----0----0----|----<5>---------------|| (This measure changes to 2/4 time)
>From Coda to Segno then to the Ending:
gliss31 ~E-|-----------------------16--17--||B-|-------1-0-----0---------------||G-|-----2-----2-1---2///--16--17--|| finis!D-|-1-4---------------------------||A-|---------------------------0---||E-|-----------------------0-------||
don't misjudge 16th fret like i always do :-( ..it sounds REALLY bad Tablature Explanation: Tempo Beats /---------\
| | | / E-|--------|-------|-------|----(0----|--------0===|--------| | B-|--------|-------|-------|----)1----|------1=----|--3<15>-|tring| G-|--<12>--|--5h8--|--8p5--|----(2----|----2=------|--------|uning| D-|--------|-------|-------|----)2----|------------|--------| | A-|--------|-------|-------|----(0----|0==---------|--------| \ D-|--------|-------|-------|----------|------------|--------| Harmonic Hammer Pull Arpeggiate Sustain Harp on off Harmonic
-There are certain harp harmonics throughout the piece, shown like this: |-----------| |--3<15>----| |-----------| |-----------| |-----------| |-----------|
This harmonics are done by pressing the note at the fret number shown BEFORE the parenthesis, resting your right hand index finger over the fret shown in the parenthesis, and playing the string with the right hand's middle or ring finger (The ring finger works better for me) -Remember that a "C" followed by a number indicates a bar in that fret. *********************************************************************
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