Trans Siberian Orchestra - Christmas Eve Carol Of The Bells tab

Band: Trans Siberian Orchestra
Song: Christmas Eve (Carol of the Bells)

Standard Tuning

This song is in the key of E minor

Intro: Piano (0:00)

E---------------------------------------------------|B---------8--7--------8--7--------8--7--------8--7--|G------9-----------9-----------9-----------9--------| 4 timesD---9-----------9-----------9-----------9-----------|A---------------------------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------|B---------8--7--------8--7--------8--7----------|G------9-----------9-----------9-----------9~~--|D---9-----------9-----------9-----------9-------|A-----------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------|
Then the guitar pedals an E power chord (0:34)
E------|B------|G---9--|D---9--|A---7--|E------|
At the same time, Bells play this (0:42):
E------------------------------------------|B---------------12--12----10---------------|G----9--9----------------------12--11--9---|D------------------------------------------| 2 timesA------------------------------------------|E------------------------------------------|
Guitar (0:57):
E------------|B--8-7-8-----|G--------9---|D------------| 4 timesA------------|E------------|
E----------------|B--12-10-12------|G-----------12---|D----------------| 4 timesA----------------|E----------------|
E----12-12-12-10-----------------------------------------------------|B----------------13-12---12-12-10------10---10-10--12--10-10---------|G----------------------------------12-------------------------9-9-9--|D--------------------------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------|B-----------------------10-12-10---------|G---------------9-11-12-----------12-----| 2 timesD------9-11-12---------------------------|A----------------------------------------|E----------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------12~-|B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-------------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12------|D----9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12---------------|A--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar and Piano (1:19)
E----12--12--10-----------------------------------------------|B----------------13--12--12--10--12--10-----------------------|G----------------------------------------12--11--11--9--9-----|D-------------------------------------------------------------| 2 TimesA-------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------|
Piano plays (1:32):
E---------------|B---8-7-8-------|G---------9-----| D---------------| for 8 measuresA---------------|E---------------|
Drum Break for 4 measures (1:58) Guitar (2:10):
E---12~~--10~~--------------|B---------------13~~--12~~--|G---------------------------|D---------------------------| 3 timesA---------------------------| E---------------------------|
Then:
E----12-12-12-10-----------------------------------------------------|B----------------13-12---12-12-10------10---10-10--12--10-10---------|G----------------------------------12-------------------------9-9-9--|D--------------------------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------10-12-10-------------------------10-12-10-------|G---------------9-11-12-----------12------------9-11-12------------12---| D------9-11-12-------------------------9-11-12--------------------------|A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
(2:30)
E---15-14-15-----|B------------17--|G----------------| 6 timesD----------------| A----------------|E----------------|
Guitar and Piano (2:37)
E----12-12-12-10-----------------------------------------------------|B----------------13-12---12-12-10------10---10-10--12--10-10---------|G----------------------------------12-------------------------9-9-9--|D--------------------------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------10-12-10-------------------------10-12-10-------|G---------------9-11-12-----------12------------9-11-12------------12---| D------9-11-12-------------------------9-11-12--------------------------|A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G-------------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12---|D----9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12------------|A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Followed by (2:48):
E---12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~-|B--------------------------------------------------|G--------------------------------------------------|D--------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------|
While the piano and ensemble plays:
E---15-14-15-----|B------------17--|G----------------| D----------------| A----------------|E----------------|
At 2:56 the guitar goes into some crazy tremolo picking and sliding You can just pedal an E Power Chord
E------|B------|G---9--|D---9--|A---7--|E------|
End with this (3:03):
E----12~~---14~~---15~~---17~~---19~~~~-------24~-----|B-----------------------------------------------------|G-----------------------------------------------------|
Have fun with this spectacular song. Happy Holidays!!
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