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From almanb@sr.hp.com Tue Mar 29 03:40:02 EST 1994
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From: almanb@sr.hp.com (Bob Alman)
Subject: Re: Tull stuff
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Erik Joseph Velapoldi (ejv2j@Virginia.EDU) wrote:
: I've tried to figure out Dun Ringill (off of "Stormwatch), but
: for the life of me can't get that arpeggiated section down.
: Anyone have any ideas?  Helpful tabs?  etc?

: erik v.
: ejv2j@virginia.edu


Some time ago I tried to do an informal "Tull music list" and it all
started with Dun Ringill.  A bunch of us, Mark Bertenshaw, Brian
Michalowski, and I (forgive me if I missed anyone) traded e-mail and
came up with the following version.  There was much exchange and a "tab"
was never arrived at.  However, I believe that the following is pretty
well along the way to playing it so it sounds good.  Be aware, however,
that there is more than one guitar playing this.  One is capo'ed at fret
3 the other is not capo'ed.  This is apparent if you listen closely to
the bass line.  Feel free to e-mail me if you have questions.  BTW, does
anyone out there know Baker Street Muse, any part of it?  I haven't had
the time/patience to sit down and figure it out.  Enjoy.

Bob Alman

              Dun Ringill

Clear light on a slick palm
   as I misdeal the day
Slip the night from a shaved pack
   make a marked card play
Call twilight hours down
   from a heaven home
   high above the highest bidder
   for the good Lord's throne.

In the wee hours I'll meet you
   down by Dun Ringill -
   watch the old gods play
   by Dun Ringill

We'll wait in stone circles
   'til the force comes through -
   lines join in faint discord
   and the Stormwatch brews
   a concert of Kings
   as the white sea snaps
   at the heels of a soft prayer

In the wee hours I'll meet you
   down by Dun Ringill - 
   take you quickly
   by Dun Ringill.


Capo on third Fret.

All the picked notes are triplets, in the space of one measure of the 4/4
time signature. In the main repeating sequence, the pair of strummed chords are played as a triplet with the first two notes tied (effectively "swung" 

Main repeating sequence:
Play A minor chord. Use your little finger to finger these notes in turn:
5th string, open
6th string, 3rd fret
6th string, 2nd fret

In the first 3 triplets, pick the sequence of strings: (5/6), 3, 2
After the third triplet, strum the A minor chord, removing the first finger
from the 2nd string on the second strum.

Then finger D Major, and pick strings: 5, 3, 2  (as above)
Then strum the D Major chord, this time removing the finger off the 1st
string the second time.

       x__x__o__ __ __
  1    |__|__|__|__|__|
  2    |__|__|__*__|__* <-----Remove this finger
  3    |__|__|__|__*__|

 Then this shape is fingered:

       x__ __o__o__ __
  1    |__|__|__|__|__|
  2    |__|__|__|__|__|
  3    |__*__|__|__*__|

Pick strings 5, 4, 3.
Strum the top 4 strings, perhaps removing the finger off the 2nd string on
the second time.

The chorus goes like:
                               _____________Play for only 1 downstroke
                               |     |
                               v     v
        C              D      Gm6 D Gm6 D
In the wee hours I'll meet you
   G           F
   down by Dun Ringill -
	        x__x__o__o__ __o
	   1    |__|__|__|__|__|
	   2    |__|__|__|__|__| 
	   3    |__|__|__|__*__|


The final sequence is like this:


	        x__ __o__o__ __o
	   1    |__|__|__|__|__|
	   2    |__|__|__|__|__|   Pick 5,4,3,2,  strum top 4 strings twice
	   3    |__*__|__|__*__|
	        x__ __o__o__ __o
	   1    |__|__|__|__|__|
	   2    |__*__|__|__|__|   Pick 5,4,3,2,  strum top 4 strings twice
	   3    |__|__|__|__*__|
	        x__ __o__o__ __o
	   1    |__*__|__|__|__|
	   2    |__|__|__|__|__|   Pick 5,4,3,2,1,2,3
	   3    |__|__|__|__*__|

The final chord is an A minor shape displaced up the fretboard by five frets - 
this is  a barre chord, however. It is a kind of Dm7 chord. I am
not entirely sure.

Bob Alman      almanb@sr.hp.com

From niki@glas.apc.org Tue Jul  5 18:11:50 EDT 1994
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From: Nikolai Ilinsky 
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Date: 05 Jul 94 17:57 GMT+0400
Subject: Dun Ringill TAB : Jethro Tull
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This is version of JT "Dun Ringill" from ftp.nevada.edu corrected on my mind.
I take original track from Jethro Tull "Stormwatch" album.
I think that it's about right. 

Send corrections and questions to:
 To: niki@glas.apc.org
 Subject: For Peter Kabanov
Best regards.
   Peter Kabanov. Moscow, Russia.


	v: strike strings from E->e
        ^: strike strings from e->E

Capo at III

                      v ^  v    ^ v   ^ v ^ v ^ v ^    v ^ v ^ v  ^
g:|----2-----2---2----2----2-|----2---2--0----2---2--2-|And again this patrn

    Clear  light from a         slick palm ...                 As I
    Miss   deal  the day
    Slip the night from    a    shaved pack                    make a
    marked card       play
    Call   twilight   hours     down                           From a
    Hea-   ven        home      
    High   above the  highest   bidder                         for  the
    good   Lord's     throne                                   In the ...

    watch the  Gods   play
    by Dun Rin-       gill

    C              D                                         G

    v ^ v ^ v ^    v ^ v ^ v ^   v ^ v ^ v ^   v ^ v ^ v ^   v ^  v ^ v ^   

    wee hours I'll meet   you ...                            down by  Dun

    v ^ v ^ v ^    v ^ v ^ v ^   
D:|-3-----3---3--|-3-----3-3-3--| ... from beginning

    Ringill ....

We'll wait in stone circles
 'til the force comes through.
Lines join in faint discord
 as the Stormwatch brews.
A concert of Kings
 as the white sea snaps.
And the heels of a soft prayer

In the wee hours I'll meet you
  down by Dun Ringill
  now take you quickly
  by Dun Ringill

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zepplintullfan 10 Oct 17, 2006 05:41 AM

this song is friggin awsome. Nice work with this one, i think its pretty good

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