Steve Vai - Bangkok tab

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From: Christian Walder 
Subject: v/vai_steve/bangkok.tab
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 1998 16:40:29 +1000

      "Bangkok" by Steve Vai

(final cadenza section only)

Transcribed by Christian Walder.


    Hammer/pull  ^
    Don't pick  ( )
    Vibrato      ~~~~
    Downstroke   D
    Upstroke     U


Loosely.

B 1/2 ~~~~ *e--------18-------(18)^16------------(13)-^7^9^11^13--^7^9^11^13-------|b--------------------------19-16---------------------------------------|g--/16-----------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|a----------------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|
*-(silent r.h. tap) ~~~~~~e-(13)^7^9^11^13-(13)^11^9^7--------13\9-8^7---/11-11-11---------------|b----------------------------12-12-------------------------------------|g----------------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|a----------------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|
(sweep picking)
~~~~~D D D B 1/2 U D D D U U D D D U ~~~~~e----------------13-------(13)----------13-18^13----------13-----------|b--/16--------16---------------16----16----------16----16----16--------|g----------16---------------------16----------------16-----------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|a----------------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|
[repeat...........]x5 D D D U D D D U Ue-------13-----------13-18^13------------13-18^13^18^13----------------|b----16----16-----16----------16------16-------------------------------|g-16-----------16------------------16----------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|a----------------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|
e-------13-19^13^19^13-------13-18^13^18^13-------13-19^13^19^13-------|a----16-------------------16-------------------16----------------------|g-16-------------------16-------------------16-------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|a----------------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|
e-------18-21^18------|b----20----------20---|g-18------------------| Diminished patternd---------------------|a---------------------|d---------------------|
The diminished pattern is repeated one fret down on the sixth repeat. It continues chromatically down in this way until the highest note reaches 13th fret, high E string. This tope note then spells out these frets really quickly:- 14,13,14,13,14,15,16,17,18.
Then, F Phrygian-dominante---14^18^14-13^18^14--------------------------------------------------|b---------------------14^18^14-13^14^13--------------------------------|g---------------------------------------15^17^15-14^15^14--------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|a----------------------------------------------------------------------|d----------------------------------------------------------------------|
This part is hard suss out... F# Majore----------------------------------------------------------------------|b----------------------------------------------------------------------|g----------------------------------------------------------------------|d--16-15-14------------------------------------------------------------|a-----------15-13-12-15-13-12-------------------13-14-16-13-14-16------|d----------------------------14-13-12-13-14-16-------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------|b-----------------------------------------------|g-----------------------------------------------| Etc.d-----------13-15-16-16-15-13-------------------|a--13-14-16-------------------16-14-13-13-14-16-|d-----------------------------------------------|
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