Sonata Arctica - Dont Say A Word tab

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* SONATA ARCTICA - DON'T SAY A WORD  (From the ALBUM: RECKONING NIGHT) *
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Music and Words By: Sonata Arctica/T.Kakko
Transcribed from GP3 file made by Needled
and then corrected by: Jan Lazur
Day transcribed: 11.2.2005
email: janny1985@zoznam.sk

Please mail me if you can find mistakes!
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Jani plays with 7-strings guitar tuned in dropped eb

/0:00 IntroEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|*---------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|*-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------------|Ab|------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5--------5----|Eb|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------5----|Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-3|
...| .....| .....| .....| .....| .....| .....| .....| ......| ... _________________________________ ____________ / 1. |/ 2.Eb|---------------------------|------------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------|----------------------------------|-------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------*|-------------|Db|---------------------------|---------------------------------*|-------------|Ab|-5---5---5-----5-----5---5------3-----3---3-----3-----3---3---|-----3------3|Eb|-5---5---5-----5-----5---5------3-----3---3-----3-----3---3---|-----3------3|Bb|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----1-1-1--1-1-1|
.| .| ...| ...| .| ...| ...| .| .| ...| .| ...| ...| __________________________ |/0:17 VerseEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------|------------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------|*-----------------------------------------------|Db|---------------------------|*-----5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-|Ab|-------3---1--3--1--0------|------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-------5-|Eb|-------3-3-------------3~--|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|Bb|---1-1-1-1------------------------------------------------------------------| ...| ............| ...| .....| .....| .....| .....| .....|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|-------5-------5------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|-------5-------5--------5-----5---5---5-----5-----5---5------3-----3---3----|Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------5-----5---5---5-----5-----5---5------3-----3---3----|Bb|--------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1| .....| .....| ......| ...| .| .| ...| ...| .| ...| ...| .| ...|
/0:34 Pre-Chorus aEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|-------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|------------*|--------------------------------------------------------------|Db|------------*|--------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|-----3---3---|-6------3------3------5-------------------------6-----6---6---|Eb|-----3---3---|-6------3------3------5-------------------------6-----6---6---|Bb|-1-1-1-1-1-----4------1------1------3----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| ...| .| p.m............| ...| ...| .| ..
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|---6-----6---6------3-----3---3---3--1--0------------------3-----3---3-----3|Eb|---6-----6---6------3-----3---3------------3--2------------3-----3---3-----3|Bb|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----------------5--4--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1| .| ...| .| ...| ...| .| .| ...| ...| .| ...|
/0:52 Verse 2 /1:09 Pre-ChorEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------|---------------|--------------|Gb|---------------------------------------------|-----Verse-----|-----Pre-Choru|Db|---------------------------------------------|---------------|--------------|Ab|-----3---3------5-----5---5-----5-----5---5--|---------------|--------------|Eb|-----3---3------5-----5---5-----5-----5---5--|---------------|--------------|Bb|-1-1-1-1-1--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------------------| ...| .| ...| ...| .| ...| ...| .|
us a 2 /1:26 /Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|-----|Bb|-------|-----These-first-two-chords-are-the-last-of-the-Pre-Chorus-a----|-----|Gb|-s-a---|---/------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|-------|----------------------------------------------------------------|-----|Ab|-------|-----3-----3---3-----3-----3---3------5-----5---5-----5---5---5-------|Eb|-------|-----3-----3---3-----3-----3---3------5-----5---5-----5---5---5-------|Bb|---------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--4-4--| ...| ...| .| ...| ...| .| ...| ...| .| ...| .| .| ..|
Pre-Chorus b /1:29 ChorusEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------|*---------------------A.H.------------|Db|-------------------------------------|*-----5--5----------5-5~---------5--5-|Ab|-6-------6---5--3-----------3--------|------5--5----------5------------5--5-|Eb|-6-------6---------6--5--6-----6--5~-|--3-3-3--3--3-3-3---3--------3-3-3--3-|Bb|-4-4-4-4-4-4----------------------------------------------------------------| .....| .| ...| .....| .| ...|
/1:4Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----|Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|----|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------*|----|Db|-------3------3-------5---5-------------------------------------------*|----|Ab|-------3------3-------5---5-----6------6-------3------3------8----8----|----|Eb|---1-1-1--1-1-1---3-3-3-3-3-----6------6-------3------3------6----5----|----|Bb|------------------------------4-4--4-4-4---1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-----------|----| ...| ...| ...| .| .| ...| ...| ...| ...|
6 Verse 2 /2:04 Pre-Chorus a 3 with P-C b 2 /2:23 ChorusEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|--At-first------------|---------------------------------------|-------------|Gb|--Just-keyboard.------|----------Pre-Chorus-a-with-b----------|-----Chorus--|Db|--Guitar-is-quiet-----|---------------------------------------|-------------|Ab|--and-then-continues--|---------------------------------------|-------------|Eb|--in-verse.-----------|---------------------------------------|-------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
_________________ 2 /2:40 Bridge / 1.Eb|---------------------------------------------------------|------------------|Bb|----|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|----|*---------------------------------------------------|------------------|Db|----|*-----7-x-7------7-x-7------7------7-x-7------5---5-|-----7-x-7------3-|Ab|----|------7-x-7------7-x-7------7------7-x-7------5---5-------7-x-7------3-|Eb|----|--5-5-5-x-5--5-5-5-x-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-x-5--5-5-3---3---5-5-5-x 5--5-5-1-|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| _______________________________ ______________ |/ 2. |/2:58 SayingEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------|---------------|---------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------*|---------------|*--------------------------|Db|---3-------------------5---5---*|-7----3--------|*--------------------------|Ab|---3-----------5-x-5---3---2----|-7----3--------|----------5---5----5----5--|Eb|---1---1-1-----5-x-5------------|-5----1--------|----------5---5----5----5--|Bb|-----------3-3-3-x-3------------------------3-3--------3-3-3-3-3--3-3--3-3--|
p.m....| ...| ...| .| .| .| __ / 1Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------------------------------------------|---|Db|------------------------9---8------------------8----8------8------5---5-|---|Ab|-----5-------5---5------9---8--------5---5-----8----8------8------5---5-----|Eb|-----5-------5---5------7---6--------5---5-----6--6-6--6-6-6--3-3-3-3-3--3-3|Bb|-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3--3-3-7---6----3-3-3-3-3--3-------------------------------|
...| ...| .| ...| ...| .| .| .| ...| ...| .| ... ____________ _________________ . |/ 2. |/3:15 /3:24 Guitar entersEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|-------------|------------------|------------------|------------------------|Gb|------------*|------------------|-----Keyboard-----|------------------------|Db|-----A.H.---*|------------------|------------------|------------------------|Ab|-----5~------|------------------|------------------|------------------------|Eb|-3-3---------|-3-3-1-1-1-1-0-0~-|------------------|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| ...| p.m.............| p.m....................
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------------------------------------------//\-----|Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------------//\-----|Eb|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-//\-----|Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| ....................................................................|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|---7-----7-------------------7-----7---------------------7-----7------------|Eb|-5---5-5---5--5--5--5--5---5---5-5---5--5-5-5--5-5-5---5---5-5---5--5--5--5-|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| .| ...| p.m..............| ...| p.m............| .| ...| p.m........
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|--------5-----5-------9-----9-----------------------------------------------|Ab|------3---3-3---3---7---7-7---7-----7-----7--------------------7-----7------|Eb|--5-------------------------------5---5-5---5--5--5--5-5-5---5---5-5---5--5-|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| .| .| ...| .| .| ...| .| .| ...| p.m...........| .| ...| p.m..
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------------------5-----5-------9-----9-----7~--|Ab|----------------7-----7---------------------3---3-3---3---7---7-7---7---7~--|Eb|-5-5--5-5-5---5---5-5---5--5--5--5--5-5-5-------------------------------5~--|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| ..........| .| ...| p.m..............| .| ...| .| .| ...| .|
/3:55 InterludeEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|------|---------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|------|-----------------------------------------------3------3--------------|Db|------|-----------------------------------------------3------3--------------|Ab|------|-----3------3------3------3------3------3--1-1-1--1-1-1------3------3|Eb|------|-----3------3------4------4------3------3--------------------3------3|Bb|--------1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1----------------1-1-1--1-1-1| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|------6------6------3------3------------------------------------------------|Ab|------6------6------3------3------6------5-------6------6------6------6-----|Eb|--4-4-4--4-4-4--1-1-1--1-1-1------6------6-------6------6------7------7-----|Bb|------------------------------4-4-4--3-3-3---4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------4------4-------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------------4------4------6------6------4----|Ab|-6------6------4------4------6------6--2-2-2--2-2-2------6------6------4----|Eb|-6------6------4------4------6------6----------------4-4-4--4-4-4--2-2-2--1-|Bb|-4--4-4-4--2-2-2--2-2-2--4-4-4--4-4-4---------------------------------------| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ...| ..
/4:12 Keyboard soloEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|------|---------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|------|---------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|---3--|---------------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|---4--|---------------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|-1-1--|-1-1-1--1--1-1--1-1--1-1-1---1-1-1--1--1-----------------1-1-1--1--1-|Bb|------------------------------------------------4--4-4--4-4-4---------------| .| p.m.................................................................
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------3--3---------------------------------------------------|Db|---------------------3--3------6---5-------3--3----3----3------3-------3--3-|Ab|-4--4-4--4-4-4---1-1-1--1--1-1-6---6-------3--3----3----3------3-------3--3-|Eb|-------------------------------4---3---1-1-1--1--1-1--1-1--1-1-1---1-1-1--1-|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| ...................| ...| ...| .| .| ...| ...|
/4:30 GuitEb|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------------|-11h13p11---|Gb|--------------------------------6----6------6-------3--3---6----|-------------|Db|------------------------3--3----6----6------6-------3--3---6\---|-------------|Ab|----6----6------6-------3--3----4--4-4--4-4-4---1-1-1--1---4\---|-------------|Eb|--1-6----6------6---1-1-1--1--1----------------------------------|------------|Bb|----4--4-4--4-4-4-------------------------------------------------------------| .| .| ...| ...| .| .| ...| ...|
ar soloEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------11h13p11-----------11h13p11-----------11h13p11-----------11h13p11|Gb|-14p12p10-----------14p12p10-----------14p12p10-----------14p12p10----------|Db|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|-----11h13p11---------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|-14-----------14--10h12p10----------10h12p10----------10h12p10----------10h-|Db|---------------------------14p12p10----------14p12p10----------14p12p10-----|Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------17h20p17-----------17h20p17-------|Bb|---------------------------------------------------20p18p15-----------20p18p|Gb|-12p10----------10h12p10-----10h12p10---------------------------------------|Db|-------14p12p10----------14-----------14------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----17h20p17-----------17h20p17-----------17h20p17-----17h20p17-----13h15p-|Bb|-15-----------20p18p15-----------20p18p15-----------20-----------20---------|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-13-----------13h15p13-----------13h15p13-----------13h15p13----------------|Bb|----15p13p11-----------15p13p11-----------15p13p11-----------15p13p11-13b(15|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------12-13-15~|Bb|-)~----------------------------------------------------10-11-13/15----------|Gb|---------------------------------------------7-9-10/12----------------------|Db|----------------------------5-7-8/10--7-8-10--------------------------------|Ab|-----------3-5-6-5--3-5-6/8-------------------------------------------------|Eb|-----3-5-6------------------------------------------------------------------| p.m...........................................................
Eb|-/18p15--------------15p10----------------------------------------------13~-|Bb|--------15-----------------11-----------------------------------------------|Gb|-----------15-----------------12----------------12-----------------12~------|Db|--------------17-----------------12----------12----12-----------12----------|Ab|-----------------17-----------------13-10-13----------13--10-13-------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
/4:47 Pre-Chorus a 4Eb|----12~---------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------13~-----------------------------------------|---------------------|Gb|----------------12~---10~---9~------------------------|-----Pre-Chorus-a-wit|Db|---------------------------------10~------------------|---------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------10~----/13~~~--|---------------------|Eb|------------------------------------------------------|---------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
with P-C b 3 /5:07 Chorus 3 /5:24 Last ChorusEb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|--------------|----------------|--------------------------------------------|Gb|-h-b----------|-----Chorus-----|*-------------------------------------------|Db|--------------|----------------|*-----10--10---------10------10-------10--10|Ab|--------------|----------------|------10--10---------10------10-------10--10|Eb|--------------|----------------|--8-8-8---8---8-8-8--8---8-8-8----8-8-8---8-|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------| ...| .....| ...| ...|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|-----------8------8-------10---10-----6------6------------------------------|Ab|-----------8------8-------10---10-----6------6-------8------8---------------|Eb|--8-8--6-6-6--6-6-6---8-8-8--8-8----4-4--4-4-4-------8------8-------6----6--|Bb|-------------------------------------------------6-6-6--6-6-6---6-6-4----3--| p.m.....| ...| ...| .| .| ...| ...| ...| ...|
Eb|-------------------------------||Bb|----|--------------------------||Gb|---*|----------The-------------||Db|---*|---------------end.-------||Ab|----|-3--3---------------------||Eb|----|-3--3---------------------||Bb|------1--1---------------------||
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Rythm guitar during guitar solo:Eb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|*---------------------------------------------------------------------------|Db|*---------------------------------------------------------------------------|Ab|------5---6---3h5-----3-------3-5-------5---6---3h5-----3-------3-5------5--|Eb|--3-3---3---3-----3h6---3-5-6-------3-3---3---3-----3h6---3-5-6----------5--|Bb|---------------------------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3| ...| .
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------||Bb|------------------------------------------------------------||Gb|-----------------------------------------------------------*||Db|-----------------------------------------------------------*||Ab|---5---5-----5-----5---5------3-----3---3-----3-----3---3---||Eb|---5---5-----5-----5---5------3-----3---3-----3-----3---3---||Bb|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|| .| .| ...| ...| .| ...| ...| .| ...| ...| .|
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- ======================= =TABLATURE EXPLANATION= ======================= s = silent in the song * = palm mute A.H. = Artificial Harmonic pm..| = Palm mute h = hammer on p = pull off / = slide up = slide down ~ = Vibrato b() = Bend x = Pick Slide
--------|--------|---12---| = Tremolo pick----/---|----/---|----/---|
---.---|--12---| = Staccato-------|-------|-------|
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