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Black Night Bass Tab

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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

BLACK NIGHT (Bassline)
As recorded by Deep Purple
(From the 1970 Album CONCERTO FOR GROUP AND ORCHESTRA)


Transcribed by Félix-Antoine Gélineau

 Words and Music by R. Blackmore, R. Glover, J. Lord, I. Paice

 

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Roger Glover Bass (played with pick)'


  Q=140(8=s8)
 4/4
  Gtr I
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E   Q  E E Q  E E
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-------------------------|---------------|
|-------------------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-5-5-5-5-5-5-|----5----------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-7----7-5----5-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-----------7---|


  Q  E E E E Q    E E Q  H      E E Q  H      a Q  E E Q  E E
|---------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|----5---7-5----|-------------|-5-----------|------5----------|
|-7----7-----7--|-5-7---------|---7---------|-5h7----7-5----5-|
|---------------|-------------|-------------|-------------7---|


                                            $
  Q  E E E E Q    E E Q  H      E E Q  H        E E E E E E E E
|---------------|-------------|-------------||------------------|
|----5---7-5----|-------------|-5-----------||o-----------------|
|-7----7-----7--|-5-7---------|---7---------||o-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|---------------|-------------|-------------||------------------|


  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 E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                                                |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E   a Q  E E Q  E E   a  Q  E E Q Q Q    Q  E E E E E E
|-----------------|-7S9--7---7----7-|-9S11--9-7-9-7---||----------------|
|-----------------|--------9----9---|---------------9-||-7--7-5-7-5-----|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----------------|-----------------||------------7-5-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||----------------|


                                     |-3-| |-3-|
  Q  E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E
|---------------|-----------------|---------------------|------------------|
|5--5-3-5-3-----|-----------5-7-9-|-7-7-9-7-7-9---5-7-9-|-7--7-5-7-5-------|
|-----------5-3-|-7-7-7-7-7-------|-------------7-------|------------7-5---|
|---------------|-----------------|---------------------|------------------|


                                            1.
                                  To Coda
  Q  E E E E E E   W          +W            Q  E E Q  E E
|----------------|----------|------------||---------------|
|-5--5-3-5-3-----|----------|------------||----5----------|
|------------5---|-2--------|-(2)--------||-7----7-5----5-|
|----------------|----------|------------||-----------7---|


  Q  E E E E Q    E E Q  H      E E Q  H      Q  E E Q  E E
|---------------|-------------|-------------|---------------|
|----5---7-5----|-------------|-5-----------|----5----------|
|-7----7-----7--|-5-7---------|---7---------|-7----7-5----5-|
|---------------|-------------|-------------|-----------7---|


                                                2.
  Q  E E E E Q    E E Q  H      E E Q  H        E E E E E E E E
|---------------|-------------|--------------||-----------------|
|----5---7-5----|-------------|-5-----------o||-----------------|
|-7----7-----7--|-5-7---------|---7---------o||-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|---------------|-------------|--------------||-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


                                                                |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   a Q  E E Q  E E   a Q E E Q Q Q
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5h7--5---5----5-|-7S9-7-5-7-5---|
|-----------------|-----------------|--------7----7---|-------------7-|


  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 E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Q  E E Q  E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----5----------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-7----7-5----5-|
|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------7---|


  Q  E E E E Q    E E Q  H      E E Q  H      a Q  E E Q  E E
|---------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------|
|----5---7-5----|-------------|-5-----------|------5----------|
|-7----7-----7--|-5-7---------|---7---------|-5h7----7-5----5-|
|---------------|-------------|-------------|-------------7---|


                                D.S. al Coda
  Q  E E E E Q    E E Q  H      E E Q  H
|---------------|-------------|-------------||-|
|----5---7-5----|-------------|-5-----------||-|
|-7----7-----7--|-5-7---------|---7---------||-|
|---------------|-------------|-------------||-|


  &
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


  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 E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------*|
|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--*|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------*|




----------------------------------------------------------------------------


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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