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Song: Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemispheres
Artist: Rush
Album: "Hemispheres" [1978]

Tab by Devin Miller

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

**Please take note:
       1. This song is very complex, long and improvised.  Try
          not to get frustrated, be patient!
       2. Make note of all the time changes.  They are written
          whenever a new time occurs at the beginning of the bars.
       3. Lifeson plays on a double-neck, most of it on the upper
          12-string with the solos on the lower 12-string.


*********************************************************************
                    I - PRELUDE (0:00 - 4:29)
*********************************************************************

INTRO

     Q                 H.          Q
e||--0---------------|-0-----------0---|
B||--0---------------|-0-----------0---|
G|4--3---------------|-3-----------3---|
D|4--4---------------|-4-----------4---|
A||--4---------------|-4-----------4---|
E||--2---------------|-2-----------2---| x4

-----

MOVEMENT 1

     Q   E E E E   Q   E E E E
e||--------------|-----0-------|
B||--------------|-0-----------|
G|6--6---6-6-6-6-|-------------|
D|8--7---7-7-7-7-|-------7-7-7-|
A||--7---7-7-7-7-|-------7-7-7-|
E||--5---5-5-5-5-|-------5-5-5-| x2

   Q   E E E E   Q   E E E E 
e|-------------|-0-----------|
B|-0---0-0-0-0-|-----0-------|
G|-0---0-0-0-0-|-------0-0-0-|
D|-2---2-2-2-2-|-------2-2-2-|
A|-3---3-3-3-3-|-------3-3-3-|
E|-------------|-------------| x2

   Q   E E E E   Q   E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E E
e|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
G|-------------|-0---0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
D|-3---3-3-3-3-|-2---2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|-3---3-3-3-3-|-3---3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
E|-1---1-1-1-1-|-3---3-3-3-3-|-------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-| x1

-----

BRIDGE

      E E E E E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E E
e|||--------------------------||--------------------|
B|||--------------------------||--------------------|
G|12--------------------------|9--------------------|
D|8|--------------------------|8--------------------|
A|||--2-----------------5-----||--2-----------------|
E|||--------2-----3--/--------||--------2-----3--/--| x1

      E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E 
e|||--------------------------|-------------------------|
B|||--------------------------|-------------------------|
G|12--------------------------|-------------------------|
D|8|--------------------------|-------------------------|
A|||--5-----------------------|-5-----------------------|
E|||--------5-----6\----1-----|-------5-----6\--1-1---1-| x1

-----

MOVEMENT 2

     Q   E E E E         Q   E E E E
e||--------0-----|     |-------0-----|
B||------------0-|     |-----------0-|
G|6----------3---|     |---------8---|
D|8--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
A||--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
E||--2---2-------| x4  |-7---7-------| x4

play both bars above another 4 times each, then:

   Q   E E E E         Q    E  E E  E         Q   Q   Q
e|-------0-----|     |---------0------|     |-------------|
B|-----------0-|     |--------------0-|     |-------------|
G|---------6---|     |-----------11---|     |-------------|
D|-7---7-------|     |-10---12--------|     |-12--12--12--|
A|-7---7-------|     |-12---12--------|     |-12--12--12--|
E|-5---5-------| x4  |-10---10--------| x2  |-10--10--10--|

   E E E E E E   E E E E E E
e|-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|-------------|
G|-2-0---------|-4-2-0-------|
D|-----4-2-0---|-------4-2-0-|
A|-----------4-|-------------|
E|-------------|-------------| x1

-----

MOVEMENT 3

(Distorted 6-string):

     E E E E Q   E     E E E E Q     E E E E E E
e||----------------||--------------|-------------|
B||--0---0---0-----||--------------|-------------|
G|7--0---0---0-----|6--2---2---2---|-4-2-0-------|
D|8--4---4---4-----|8--2---2---2---|-------4-2-0-|
A||--2---2---2-----||--4---4---4---|-------------|
E||--3---3---3---0-||--2---2---2---|-------------| x4

-----

(Clean, 12-string):

    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.
e||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
B||---------------|---------------|---------------|-------2-------|
G|4-------0-------|-------2-------|-------0-------|-----------0---|
D|4-----4-----4---|-----2-----2---|-----4-----4---|-----2---------|
A||---2-----------|---4-----------|---2-----------|---4-----------|
E||-3-------------|-2-------------|-3-------------|-2-------------| x1

   E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E E+H
e|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
B|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------2-------|
G|-------0-------|-------2-------|-------0-------|---------------|
D|-----4-----4---|-----2-----2---|-----4-----4---|-----2---------|
A|---2-----------|---4-----------|---2-----------|---4-----------|
E|-3-------------|-2-------------|-3-------------|-2-------------| x1

-----

     E E E E Q   E   E E E E Q   E   E E E E Q   E     W+E
e||----------------|---------------|---------------||---------------|
B||--0---0---0-----|---------------|-0---0---0-----||---------------|
G|7--0---0---0-----|-2---2---2-----|-0---0---0-----|9--2------------|
D|8--4---4---4-----|-2---2---2-----|-4---4---4-----|8--2------------|
A||--2---2---2-----|-4---4---4-----|-2---2---2-----||--4------------|
E||--3---3---3---0-|-2---2---2---0-|-3---3---3---0-||--2------------| x1

     E E E E E E     E E E E Q   E     E E H+E
e||--------------||----------------||-----------------||--------------|
B||--------------||--0---0---0-----||-----------------||--------------|
G|6--4-2-0-------|4--0---0---0-----|9--2---2----------|6--4-2-0-------|
D|8--------4-2-0-|4--4---4---4-----|8--2---2----------|8--------4-2-0-|
A||--------------||--2---2---2-----||--4---4----------||--------------|
E||--------------||--3---3---3---0-||--2---2----------||--------------| x1

     E E E E Q   E   E E Q   E E E 
e||----------------|---------------|
B||--0---0---0-----|---------------|
G|7--0---0---0-----|-2---2---------|
D|8--4---4---4-----|-2---2---------|
A||--2---2---2-----|-4---4-----0---|
E||--3---3---3---0-|-2---2---3---3\| x1

-----
    
     E E E Q   Q   E   E E E Q   Q.
e||------------------|----------------|    |------------------------|
B||------------------|-----------0----|    |-----0------------------|
G|4--------0---------|-------0--------|    |----0-------------------|
D|4------2-----2-----|-----2----------|    |---2--------------------|
A||----3-----------3-|---3------------|    |--2---------------------|
E||--1---------------|-1--------------| x2 |-0----------------------|


*********************************************************************

MOVEMENT 4 - QUIET HARMONICS SECTION [Still 4/4 time signature]

   Q   Q   Q   E E   Q   Q   Q   E E   Q   Q   Q   E  E   Q   Q   Q   E E
e|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|---------------+--|-----------------|
D|-----+---------+-|-----+---------+-|-----+---------12-|-----+---------+-|
A|-----5---+---+-7-|-----5---+---+-7-|-----5---+---+----|-----5---+---+-9-|
E|---------9---7---|---------9---7---|---------9---7----|---------9---7---|

*play the above 4 times, then:

   Q   Q   Q   E E
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-----+---------+-|
A|-----5---+---+-7-|
E|---------9---7---| x3

Then, play this once:

   Q   Q   Q   E  E   Q   Q   Q   E E   Q   Q   Q   E E   Q   Q   Q   E E
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------+--|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----+---------12-|-----+-----------|-----+---------+-|-----+-----------|
A|-----5---+---+----|-----5---+---+---|-----5---+---+-9-|-----5---+---+---|
E|---------9---7----|---------9---7---|---------9---7---|---------9---7---|

-----

MOVEMENT 5 (PRE-VERSE) [Still 4/4 time signature]

   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E Q   E Q   E
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|---2-------------|-----9---9-9-----|
G|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|---2-2-2-2-2-2---|-----9---9-9-----|
D|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|---2-2-2-2-2-2---|-----9---9-9-----|
A|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|---4-2-4-5-4-2---|-----7---7-7-----|
E|-----------------|---------------0-|---0-----------0-|

   E S S E.  S E  E E E   E E Q   Q   E E   E E E E E E E E
  --------------------2-|---3-3---3---3-2-|---3-2-----------|
  -------10----10-9---3-|---3-3---3---3-3-|---3-3-----------|
  -------9---9-9--9---2-|---2-2---2---2-2-|---2-2-----------|
  ---9-9-9---9-9--9-0-0-|---0-0---0---0-0-|---0-0-----------|
  ---7-7-7---7-7--7-0---|-----------------|-----------0-2---|
  ---0-0------------0---|-----------------|-------0-4-------|
   
   Q   Q   Q   E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E Q   E E Q   
  -----0---0-------|-----0-0-0-0-0---|-----------------|-----------------|
  -----2---2---2-2-|-----2-2-2-2-2---|-----------------|-----------------|
  -----2---2---2-2-|---2-2-2-2-2-2---|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|-----------------|
  -----2---2---2-2-|---2-2-2-2-2-2---|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|-----------------|
  -----0---0---0-0-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|---4-------5-----|
  -----------------|---------------0-|-----------------|-----------------|
  
   Q   Q   Q   E E
  -----------------|
  -----------------|
  -----------------|
  -----7~~-6-------|
  -------------7---|
  ---------------0-| --> into verse


*********************************************************************

MOVEMENT 6 (VERSE) [Still 4/4 time signature]

Chords used:

    E   A   F#  D5  A7  B5  A/C#
e|--0---------------------------|
B|--0---2---2-------------------|
G|--1---2---3---7---6---4---2---|
D|--2---2---4---7---7---4---2---|
A|--2---0---4---5---4---2---4---|
E|--0-------2-------------------|

E              A F#
  When our weary world was young

    D5       A7 B5  A/C# B5     A7    D5  E
The struggle of the An...cients first began

                 A   F#
The Gods of Love and Reason

D5       A7  B5 A/C# B5  A7   D
Sought alone to rule the fate of Mannnnn...


*NEW RIFF:

  "...the fate of Mannnnn!"
   E Q   Q   Q   E     E E E E E E E E E E Q   E E 
e|-----------------||-------------------------------|
B|-----------------||-------------------------------|
G|---4---6---7-----|7o-----2-------------1---------o|
D|---4---7---7-----|4o-0-2-----2---0---2-----------o|
A|---2---4---5---4-||--------0---4---2-----------4--|
E|-----------------||----------------------4---0----| x7

They battled through the ages
But still neither force would yield
The people were divided
Every soul a battlefield...

Then,

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----2-------------1---------|
D|-0-2-----2---0---2-----------|
A|-------0---4---2-------------|
E|---------------------4---0-2-| x1

**NOTE: There are other ways to play this riff (on other strings),
        but I think Alex plays it this way.


*********************************************************************

MOVEMENT 7

Strum the following chords:

e||--3------|-2------|-1------|--------|
B||--3------|-3------|-1------|-0------|
G|4--4------|-4------|-2------|-2------|
D|4--5------|-4------|-3------|-2------|
A||--5------|-2------|-3------|-0------|
E||--3------|--------|-1------|--------| x1

e|-3------|-2------|-1------|-0------|-0------|-----------|-----------|
B|-3------|-3------|-1------|-0------|-0------|-----------|-----------|
G|-4------|-4------|-2------|-6------|-0------|------0----|-2----0----|
D|-5------|-4------|-3------|-7------|-2------|-3----2----|-2----2----|
A|-5------|-2------|-3------|-7------|-3------|-3----3----|-0----3----|
E|-3------|--------|-1------|-5------|--------|-1----3----|------3----| x1

-----

MOVEMENT 2 RELAPSE

     Q   E E E E         Q   E E E E
e||--------0-----|     |-------0-----|
B||------------0-|     |-----------0-|
G|6----------3---|     |---------8---|
D|8--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
A||--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
E||--2---2-------| x4  |-7---7-------| x4

-----

BASICALLY, MOVEMENT 1 RELAPSE (with some very minor variation)


     Q   E E E E   Q   E E E E
e||--------------|-----0-------|
B||--------------|-0-----------|
G|6--6---6-6-6-6-|-------------|
D|8--7---7-7-7-7-|-------7-7-7-|
A||--7---7-7-7-7-|-------7-7-7-|
E||--5---5-5-5-5-|-------5-5-5-| x2

   Q   E E E E   Q   E E E E 
e|-------------|-0-----------|
B|-0---0-0-0-0-|-----0-------|
G|-0---0-0-0-0-|-------0-0-0-|
D|-2---2-2-2-2-|-------2-2-2-|
A|-3---3-3-3-3-|-------3-3-3-|
E|-------------|-------------| x2


e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|-----------|
G|------0----|-2----0----|
D|-3----2----|-2----2----|
A|-3----3----|-0----3----|
E|-1----3----|------3----| x1

   Hold this E chord...
e|-0------------------------------------------|
B|-0------------------------------------------|
G|-1------------------------------------------|
D|-2------------------------------------------|
A|-2------------------------------------------|
E|-0------------------------------------------|


*********************************************************************
           II - Apollo [Bringer of Wisdom] (4:30 - 6:58)
*********************************************************************

INTRO/VERSE 1

e||--------------|
B||--------------|
G|6--4-2-0-------|
D|8--------4-2-0-|
A||--------------|
E||--------------| x1

     E E E E Q   E   E E E E Q   E   E E E E Q   E   E+H.
e||----------------|---------------|---------------|-------------|
B||--0---0---0-----|---------------|-0---0---0-----|-------------|
G|7--0---0---0-----|-2---2---2-----|-0---0---0-----|-2-----------|
D|8--4---4---4-----|-2---2---2-----|-4---4---4-----|-2-----------|
A||--2---2---2-----|-4---4---4-----|-2---2---2-----|-4-----------|
E||--3---3---3---0-|-2---2---2---0-|-3---3---3---0-|-2-----------| x2

   E E E E Q   E   E E H+E
e|---------------|-------------|
B|-0---0---0-----|-------------|
G|-0---0---0-----|-2---2-------|
D|-4---4---4-----|-2---2-------|
A|-2---2---2-----|-4---4-------|
E|-3---3---3---0-|-2---2-------| x1

I bring Truth, and Understanding
I bring Wit, and Wisdom fair
Precious gifts beyond compare

-----

    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.
e||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
B||---------------|---------------|---------------|-------2-------|
G|4-------0-------|-------2-------|-------0-------|-----------0---|
D|4-----4-----4---|-----2-----2---|-----4-----4---|-----2---------|
A||---2-----------|---4-----------|---2-----------|---4-----------|
E||-3-------------|-2-------------|-3-------------|-2-------------| x1

   E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E E+H
e|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
B|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------2-------|
G|-------0-------|-------2-------|-------0-------|---------------|
D|-----4-----4---|-----2-----2---|-----4-----4---|-----2---------|
A|---2-----------|---4-----------|---2-----------|---4-----------|
E|-3-------------|-2-------------|-3-------------|-2-------------| x1

We can build a world of wonder
I can make you all aware

-----

   E E E E Q   E   E E E E Q   E   E E E E Q   E   E+H.
e|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------|
B|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------|
G|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------|
D|-7---7---7-----|-5---5---5-----|-7---7---7-----|-5---------|
A|-5---5---5---0-|-7---7---7---0-|-5---5---5---0-|-7---------|
E|-6---6---6-----|-5---5---5-----|-6---6---6-----|-5---------| x1

   E E E E Q   E   E E H+E
e|---------------|--------------|
B|---------------|--------------|
G|---------------|--------------|
D|-7---7---7-----|-5---5--------|
A|-5---5---5-----|-7---7--------|
E|-6---6---6---0-|-5---5--------| x1

I will bring you food and shelter
Show you fire to keep you warm
Through the endless winter storm

-----

    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.
e||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
B||---------------|---------------|---------------|-------5-------|
G|4-------0-------|-------5-------|-------0-------|-----------0---|
D|4-----7-----7---|-----5-----5---|-----7-----7---|-----5---------|
A||---5-----------|---7-----------|---5-----------|---7-----------|
E||-6-------------|-5-------------|-6-------------|-5-------------| x1

   E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    E E E Q   Q.    W
e|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------|
B|---------------|---------------|---------------|-5---------|
G|-------0-------|-------5-------|-------0-------|-5---------|
D|-----7-----7---|-----5-----5---|-----7-----7---|-5---------|
A|---5-----------|---7-----------|---5-----------|-7---------|
E|-6-------------|-5-------------|-6-------------|-5---------| x1

You can live in grace and comfort
In the world that you transform...

-----

BRIDGE TO VERSE 2

     E+H.            H.        Q
e||--0-----------||--0---------0---|
B||--0-----------||--0---------0---|
G|7--3-----------|8--3---------3---|
D|8--4-----------|8--4---------4---|
A||--4-----------||--4---------4---|
E||--2-----------||--2---------2---| x2
   
     E+H.          H.      Q      W
  |--0---------||--0-------0---||-0-----------||-0---0---0---0-0-|
  |--0---------||--0-------0---||-0-----------||-0---0---0---0-0-|
  7--6---------|8--6-------6---|7-6-----------|8-6---6---6\--3-3-|
  8--7---------|8--7-------7---|8-7-----------|8-7---7---7\--4-4-|
  |--7---------||--7-------7---||-7-----------||-7---7---7\--4-4-|
  |--5---------||--5-------5---||-5-----------||-5---5---5\--2-2-|

     E E E E E E   Q   Q   E E 
  |----0---0-0---|-------------|
  |----0---0-0---|-------------|
  6----3---3-3---|-------------|
  8----4---4-4---|/7~~-6-------|
  |----4---4-4---|---------7---|
  |----2---2-2---|-----------0-| ---> into verse 2

-----

VERSE 2

Riff:

   E E Q   E Q   E   E S S E.  S E  E E E   E E Q   Q   E E 
e|-----------------|--------------------2-|---3-3---3---3-2-|
B|-----9---9-9-----|-------10----10-9---3-|---3-3---3---3-3-|
G|-----9---9-9-----|-------9---9-9--9---2-|---2-2---2---2-2-|
D|-----9---9-9-----|---9-9-9---9-9--9-0-0-|---0-0---0---0-0-|
A|-----7---7-7-----|---7-7-7---7-7--7-0---|-----------------|
E|---0-----------0-|---0-0------------0---|-----------------|

   E E E E E E E E   Q   Q   Q   E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
  ---3-2-----------|-----0---0-------|-----0-0-0-0-0---|-----------------|
  ---3-3-----------|-----2---2---2-2-|-----2-2-2-2-2---|-----------------|
  ---2-2-----------|-----2---2---2-2-|---2-2-2-2-2-2---|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|
  ---0-0-----------|-----2---2---2-2-|---2-2-2-2-2-2---|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|
  -----------0-2---|-----0---0---0-0-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|
  -------0-4-------|-----------------|---------------0-|-----------------|
   
   Q   Q   Q   E E
  -----------------|
  ---2-------------|
  ---2-2-2-2-2-2---|
  ---2-2-2-2-2-2---|
  ---4-2-4-5-4-2---|
  ---------------0-| (repeat over lyrics)


The people were delighted
Coming forth to claim their prize
They ran to build their cities
And converse among the wise

But one day the streets fell silent
Yet they knew not what was wrong
The urge to build these fine things
Seemed not to be so strong

The wise men were consulted
And the Bridge of Death was crossed
In quest of Dionysus

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-----4-4------6-6------7-7-------|
D|-2-2-----4-4------7-7------7-7-------|
A|-0-0-----2-2------4-4------5-5-5-4-0-|
E|-------------------------------------|

To find out what they had lost...

   
e|-------------------|---------------|
B|-4-----------------|---------------|
G|-4---4-4-4-6-6-6-6-|---8---8-8-----|
D|-4---4-4-4-6-6-6-6-|---9---9-9-9---|
A|-2---2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|---6---6-7-6---|
E|-------------------|-------------0-| --> Into Guitar Solo 1

-----

GUITAR SOLO 1 (rhythm guitar chords above note duration line)


                F#
   H      Q   E E   E Q   E  E Q   E    H     Q  E E   H      E  E  E E  
e|----------------|-------------------|--------------|------------------|
B|--------------2-|----------5-2---2--|--------------|-------[7]-5------|
G|--------------4b|---r---b~~--4b--4b~|~~~~~~\x-/x---|-------------[6]--|
D|----------------|-------------------|------\x-/x-4~|~~~~------------4~|
A|----------------|-------------------|--------------|------------------|
E|----------------|-------------------|--------------|------------------|
 
   Q   Q   Q   E E        Q   Q.           E   S  S  S  S
  ---------------14-----|-----14---------------------------|
  ---------------17b(19)|-----17b(19)~~~-b(20)r17h14--14h16|
  -----/x\-/x\----------|----------------------------15----|
  ~~~~~/x\-/x\----------|----------------------------------|
  ----------------------|----------------------------------|
  ----------------------|----------------------------------|
  
   S   S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  E  E   Q3   Q3 Q3 E  S  S  E   S  S
  ---------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  p14-14------------------------------14b|(16)--b--b--14-----------------|
  -------16p15-x-15b(18)rb(17)r-15-16----|---------------15h16p15--15----|
  ---------------------------------------|----------------------------16-|
  ---------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  ---------------------------------------|-------------------------------|

                 D
   Q.     E Q  E E    Q   Q    S S3S3 S3 S S S S S
  ---------------15b|(17)-b~~~~~------------------------|
  ------------------|------------x-12-12h14--17--17b(19)|
  ------------------|-----------------------------------|
  -14~~~~~\---------|-----------------------------------|
  ------------------|-----------------------------------|
  ------------------|-----------------------------------|

  S3S3 S3  S S  S S  Q     E3 E3 E3 E    Q       E       E  E  E  E  E
  -------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  rp15-17p15p14--12h14-----14-14-15-17-|-17b(19)-17b(19)-17-14-15-12-14-|
  -------------14----------------------|--------------------------------|
  -------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  -------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  -------------------------------------|--------------------------------|

                      B
   E  E  Q.     E   E E   Q    Q    Q.      E
  ----------------------|---------------------|
  -15-14-12~~~~~\-----4-|------0--------------|
  --------------------6b|(8)-------(8)r6----6~|
  ----------------------|---------------------|
  ----------------------|---------------------|
  ----------------------|---------------------|

  E.  S3S3S3S3S3S3 T S S3S3S3S3S3S3E3S3ST
  ---------------------------------------|
  ---------------------------------------|
  ~~~-4h6p4p3h4----3---4p3-------------3-|
  ----------------6--6-----6p4h6p4--4----|
  ---------------------------------------|
  ---------------------------------------|

   S3...........................................     E E H+E
  -----------------------------------------------||------------------|
  -----------------------------------------------||------------------|
  -3-3-4-4-3-3-3-4-6-6-4-4-6-6-4-4-6-6-8-8-6-6-8-|7--9-8-9b(11)~~~~~-|
  -----------------------------------------------|8------------------|
  -----------------------------------------------||------------------|
  -----------------------------------------------||------------------|


-----

BRIDGE

     E E E Q   Q   E   E E E Q   Q   E
e||------------------|-----------------|
B||------------------|-----------0---0-|
G|4--------0---------|-------0---------|
D|4------2-----2-----|-----2-----------|
A||----3-----------3-|---3-------------|  
E||--1---------------|-1---------------| x2


*********************************************************************
         III - Dionysus [Bringer of Love] (6:59 - 9:53)
*********************************************************************

***Follow the same structure as the Apollo section.

I bring Love to give you solace
In the darkness of the night
In the heart's eternal light
You need only trust your feelings
Only Love can steer you right

I bring Laughter, I bring Music
I bring Joy, and I bring Tears
I will soothe your primal fears
Throw off those chains of Reason
And your prison disappears

The cities were abandoned
And the forests echoed song
They danced and lived as brothers
They knew Love could not be wrong

Food and wine they had aplenty
And they slept beneath the stars
The people were contented
And the Gods watched from afar

But the winter fell upon them
And it caught them unprepared
Bringing wolves and cold starvation
And the hearts of men despaired... -->into next bar below:

     W           H       Q   Q     W           H       Q   Q
e||--0---------|-0-------0---0---|-0---------|-0-------0---0---|
B||--0---------|-0-------0---0---|-0---------|-0-------0---0---|
G|4--6---------|-6-------6---6---|-0---------|-0-------0---0---|
D|4--7---------|-7-------7---7---|-2---------|-2-------2---2---|
A||--7---------|-7-------7---7---|-3---------|-3-------3---3---|
E||--5---------|-5-------5---5---|-----------|-----------------| x1

   H    H      H    H
e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|-1---------|
G|------0----|-2----0----|
D|-3----2----|-2----2----|
A|-3----3----|-0----3----|
E|-1----3----|------3----| x1


-----

SOLO BREAK (repeat twice)

      E E E E E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E E
e|||--------------------------||--------------------|
B|||--------------------------||--------------------|
G|12--4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7---7-|9--4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|8|--4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7---7-|8--4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|||--2---2-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---x-||--2---2-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
E|||--------2-2-2-3-3-3-6---6-||--------2-2-2-3-3-3-|

      E E E E E E E E E E E E
e|||--------------------------|
B|||--------------------------|
G|12--7---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
D|8|--7---7-7-7-7-7-----3---3-|
A|||--5---5-x-x-x-x-----3---3-|
E|||--------5-5-5-6-5-0-1---1-| x2

-----

INTERLUDE (similar to this):

     W           W
e||--0---------|-0---------|
B||--0---------|-0---------|
G|4--6---------|-0---------|
D|4--7---------|-2---------|
A||--7---------|-3---------|
E||--5---------|-----------| x1

   H    H      H    H
e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|-1---------|
G|------0----|-2----0----|
D|-3----2----|-2----2----|
A|-3----3----|-0----3----|
E|-1----3----|------3----| x1


-----

GUITAR RUN (play twice):

      E E E E E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E E
e|||--------------------------||--------------------|
B|||--------------------------||--------------------|
G|12--4-2-0-----------0-2-0---|9--4-2-0-------------|
D|8|--------4-2-0-2-4-------4-|8--------4-2-0-2-4-2-|
A|||--------------------------||--------------------|
E|||--------------------------||--------------------|

      E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
e|||--------------------------|-------------------------|
B|||--------------------------|-------------------------|
G|12--------------------------|-------------------------|
D|8|--0-------------------3-2-|-0-------------------3-2-|
A|||--------0---1-0-3-1-0-----|-------0---1-0-3-1-0-----|
E|||----1-3---3---------------|---1-3---3---------------|

-----

INTERLUDE AGAIN (similar to this):

     W           W
e||--0---------|-0---------|
B||--0---------|-0---------|
G|4--6---------|-0---------|
D|4--7---------|-2---------|
A||--7---------|-3---------|
E||--5---------|-----------| x1

   H    H      H    H
e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|-1---------|
G|------0----|-2----0----|
D|-3----2----|-2----2----|
A|-3----3----|-0----3----|
E|-1----3----|------3----| x1


*********************************************************************
    IV - Armageddon [The Battle of Heart and Mind] (9:54 - 12:43)
*********************************************************************

Riff 1:

      E E E E E E E E E E E E
e|||--------------------------|
B|||--------------------------|
G|12------4-----4-----4-----7-|
D|8|----4-----4-----4-----7---|
A|||--2-----------------5-----|
E|||--------2-----3-----------| x3

   E E E E E E E E E E E  E
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|-----7-----7-----7------10-|
D|---7-----7-----7-----10----|
A|-5-----------------8-------|
E|-------5-----6-------------| x2

The Universe divided
As the Heart and Mind collided
With our people left unguided
For so many troubled years
In a cloud of doubts and fears

     W           W
e||--0---------|-0---------|
B||--0---------|-0---------|
G|4--6---------|-0---------|
D|4--7---------|-2---------|
A||--7---------|-3---------|
E||--5---------|-----------| x1

   H    H      H    H
e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|-1---------|
G|------0----|-2----0----|
D|-3----2----|-2----2----|
A|-3----3----|-0----3----|
E|-1----3----|------3----| x1

Our world was torn asunder
Into hollow hemispheres

-----

     Q   E E E E         Q   E E E E
e||--------0-----|     |-------0-----|
B||------------0-|     |-----------0-|
G|6----------3---|     |---------8---|
D|8--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
A||--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
E||--2---2-------| x4  |-7---7-------| x4

-----

**Repeat same pattern for the next verse: 

Some fought themselves, some fought each other
Most just followed one another
Lost and aimless like their brothers
For their Hearts were so unclear
And the Truth could not appear
Their spirits were divided
Into blinded hemispheres

-----

PLAY OVER LYRICS (in order):

     Q   E E E E         Q   E E E E
e||--------0-----|     |-------0-----|
B||------------0-|     |-----------0-|
G|6----------3---|     |---------8---|
D|8--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
A||--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
E||--2---2-------| x4  |-7---7-------| x4  [repeat 4 times]

   Q   E E E E         Q    E  E E  E    
e|-------0-----|     |---------0------|   
B|-----------0-|     |--------------0-|  
G|---------6---|     |-----------11---|    
D|-7---7-------|     |-10---12--------|    
A|-7---7-------|     |-12---12--------|    
E|-5---5-------| x4  |-10---10--------| x4 [repeat 2 times]

     Q   E E E E         Q   E E E E
e||--------0-----|     |-------0-----|
B||------------0-|     |-----------0-|
G|6----------3---|     |---------8---|
D|8--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
A||--4---4-------|     |-9---9-------|
E||--2---2-------| x4  |-7---7-------| x4


Some who did not fight
Brought tales of old to light
My 'Rocinante' sailed by night
On her final flight
To the heart of Cygnus' fearsome force
We set our course
Spiralled through that timeless space
To this immortal place

**you know this riff quite well by now:

     W           W
e||--0---------|-0---------|
B||--0---------|-0---------|
G|4--6---------|-0---------|
D|4--7---------|-2---------|
A||--7---------|-3---------|
E||--5---------|-----------| x1

   H    H      H    H
e|-----------|-----------|
B|-----------|-1---------|
G|------0----|-2----0----|
D|-3----2----|-2----2----|
A|-3----3----|-0----3----|
E|-1----3----|------3----| x1

Then:

   Q  Q  Q  Q   Q   Q   Q Q      H      H       
e|------------|----------------|-3-------------|-3------------------|
B|------------|----------------|-3------4------|-4------------------|
G|------------|----------------|-4------3------|-5------------------|
D|------------|----------------|-5------5------|-5------------------|
A|-------2--3-|-/5--6--/9-10\--|-5------6------|-3------------------|
E|-3--4-------|----------------|-3------3------|--------------------|


*********************************************************************

Soft electric strums (12:00):

e|------6----------------0------------------0-------------|
B|-----7----------------0----------------0----------------|
G|----8----------------0--------------0-------------------|
D|---8----------------4-------------2---------------------|
A|--6----------------2------------2-----------------------|
E|-6----------------0-----------0-------------------------|


Next is the synth interlude, into the next section:


*********************************************************************
         V - Cygnus [Bringer of Balance] (12:44 - 17:02)
*********************************************************************

Synth chords (for guitar):

   D  G  Em Bm A  A* C  F  E
e|-2--3--0--2--0--5--3--1--0--|
B|-3--3--0--3--2--5--x--1--0--|
G|-2--0--0--4--2--x--5--x--X--|
D|-0--0--2--4--2--7--5--3--2--|
A|----x--2--2--0--7--3--3--2--|
E|----3--0--------5-----1--0--|

       D
I have memory and awareness

      G
But I have no shape or form

     Em
As a disembodied spirit

     Bm
I am dead and yet unborn

       G
I have passed into Olympus

       D
As was told in tales of old

       A
To the City of Immortals

       D
Marble white and purest gold

-----

          A*
I see the Gods in battle rage on high

C
Thunderbolts across the sky

  F
I cannot move, I cannot hide

         E
I feel a silent scream begin inside...

-----

MOVEMENT 2

   H.       E E     E E E E E E E E E E Q   E E 
e|--------------||-------------------------------|
B|--------------||-------------------------------|
G|--------------|7o-----2-------------1---------o|
D|--------------|4o-0-2-----2---0---2-----------o|
A|------------4-||--------0---4---2-----------4--|
E|--------------||----------------------4---0----| x4

e||--------------------------|
B||--------------------------|
G|6-----2-------------1------|
D|4-0-2-----2---0---2--------|
A||-------0---4---2----------|
E||---------------------4\---| x1

Then all at once the Chaos ceased
A stillness fell, a sudden peace
The Warriors felt my silent cry
And stayed their struggle, mystified

-----

NEXT VERSE

Chords used:

    E   A   F#  D5  A7  B5  A/C#
e|--0---------------------------|
B|--0---2---2-------------------|
G|--1---2---3---7---6---4---2---|
D|--2---2---4---7---7---4---2---|
A|--2---0---4---5---4---2---4---|
E|--0-------2-------------------|


E           A   F#
 Apollo was astonished

    D5   A7      B5 A/C# B5 A7 D7
Dionysus thought me mad

E                A   F#
  But they heard my story further

         D5        A7  B5   A/C# B5 A7 D7
And they wondered, and were sad

E              A      F#
  Looking down from Olympus

     D5       A7    B5  A/C# B5 A7 D7
On a world of doubt and fear

E          A    F#     
   It's surface splintered into

D5    A7 B5 A/C# B5 A7 D5 -----> [continue pattern through guitar solo]:
Sorry hemispheres

-----

GUITAR SOLO 2

   Q   H+E     E       H+E    S S SS3S3S3S3T3 Q.    S E3E3E3TS3S3S3S3S3S3T
e|-------------------|----------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-------------------|----------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-------------9b(11)|~~~~~~\--------------6|-7~~~~-6-7-9-7--6h7p6---6----|
D|-----2~~~~~~-------|----------------------|----------------------9---9--|
A|-------------------|-------------0-1-2-4--|-----------------------------|
E|-------------------|--------0-2-3---------|-----------------------------|

   E S S E E Q.   E      Q    E  Q            H       Q   E E
e|---------------------|--------------------|----------------------|
B|---------------------|--------[9]b(12)-p7~|~~~~~~~~~x-----15b(17)|
G|----------------4b(6)|---r----------------|----------------------|
D|-7-4-6-4-4-----------|--------------------|----------------------|
A|-----------7--\------|-----[3]------------|----------------------|
E|---------------------|--------------------|----------------------|

   H.        E  E3   E3  E3   E3 E3 E3  E        H+E
e|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|~~~~~~~~~-15-[15]-[14]-12-|----12--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|-14----14-[12]b(13)-------------|
D|--------------------------|-------------------[14]~~~~~~~~-|
A|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------|--------------------------------|

-----

NEXT VERSE:

   H.       E E     E E E E E E E E E E Q   E E 
e|--------------||-------------------------------|
B|--------------||--------------------0----------|
G|--------------|7o-----2-----------------------o|
D|--------------|4o-0-2-----2---0---2-----------o|
A|------------4-||--------0---4---2-----------4--|
E|--------------||----------------------4---0----| x2

**NOTE: riff is slightly different (compare to previous verse)

They sat awhile in silence
Then they turned at last to me

G                Bm
We will call you Cygnus,

           F                 -->(see tab below)
The God of Balance you shall be

     E+H.            H.        Q
e||--0-----------||--0---------0---|
B||--0-----------||--0---------0---|
G|7--3-----------|8--3---------3---|
D|8--4-----------|8--4---------4---|
A||--4-----------||--4---------4---|
E||--2-----------||--2---------2---| x2

     E+H.            H.        Q
e||--0-----------||--0---------0---|
B||--0-----------||--0---------0---|
G|7--6-----------|8--6---------6---|
D|8--7-----------|8--7---------7---|
A||--7-----------||--7---------7---|
E||--5-----------||--5---------5---| x1

Then, jam the end of the song with these chords:

e|-1-------|-0-------|-0-------|-3-------|-
B|-1-------|-1-------|-1-------|-3-------|-
G|-2-------|-0-------|-0-------|-0-------|-
D|-3-------|-2-------|-2-------|-0-------|-
A|-3-------|-3-------|-3-------|-x-------|-
E|-1-------|-0-------|---------|-3-------|-

  ---------|-1-------|-0-------|-3-------|
  -3-------|-1-------|-1-------|-3-------|
  -3-------|-2-------|-0-------|-0-------|
  -3-------|-3-------|-2-------|-0-------|
  -1-------|-3-------|-3-------|-x-------|
  ---------|-1-------|---------|-3-------| x2

AND END WITH:

     Q   E E E E   Q   E E E E
e||--------------|-----0-------|
B||--------------|-0-----------|
G|6--6---6-6-6-6-|-------------|
D|8--7---7-7-7-7-|-------7-7-7-|
A||--7---7-7-7-7-|-------7-7-7-|
E||--5---5-5-5-5-|-------5-5-5-| x2

   Q   E E E E   Q   E E E E 
e|-------------|-0-----------|
B|-0---0-0-0-0-|-----0-------|
G|-0---0-0-0-0-|-------0-0-0-|
D|-2---2-2-2-2-|-------2-2-2-|
A|-3---3-3-3-3-|-------3-3-3-|
E|-------------|-------------| x2

   H    H      H    
e|-----------|-------------|
B|-----------|-1-----------|
G|------0----|-2----0-0-0--|
D|-3----2----|-2----2-2-2--|
A|-3----3----|-0----3-3-3--|
E|-1----3----|------3-3-3--| x1

e|-0----------------|
B|-0----------------|
G|-6----------------|
D|-7----------------|
A|-7----------------|
E|-5----------------| [rapidly strum this into oblivion]


*********************************************************************
          VI The Sphere [A Kind of Dream] (17:03 - 18:08)
*********************************************************************


12-String Acoustic chords used:

   D  G1 Bm  Asus4 A1  C#m  G2 Esus4  E  F# G3  A2 C7M  F
e|-2--7--2----0----0----4----3---0----0--2--3---0---0---1--|
B|-3--8--3----3----2----5----3---0----0--2--3---0---0---1--|
G|-2--7--4----2----2----6----4---2----1--3--0---6---0---2--|
D|-0--0--4----2----2----6----5---2----2--4--0---7---2---3--|
A|-------2----0----0----4----5---2----2--4--2---7---3---3--|
E|---------------------------3---0----0--2--3---5-------1--|

       D                G1            Bm                    Asus4   A1
We can walk our road together, if our goals are all the same

       C#m           G              Esus4 E           F#
We can run alone and free, if we pursue a different aim

        D                   G2
Let the truth of Love be lighted

        Bm                  A2                C#m
Let the love of Truth shine clear, sensibility

                     G
Armed with sense and liberty

         Bm                         A2     C7M     F       G     D
With the Heart and Mind united in a single perfect sphere


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Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole
H.- half + quarter
H - half
Q.- quarter + 8th
Q - quarter
E - 8th
S - 16th
3 - denotes triplets


Tablature Legend
----------------
x - dead note
+ - natural harmonic
[]- artificial harmonic
h - hammer on
p - pull off
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
~ - vibrato
b - bend

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dkolivo wrote on May 10 2013, 06:52 am

This is one of the greatest songs ever!

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