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  mahavishnu orchestra : meeting of spirits (inner mounting flame)

  adaptation for guitar (parts of other instruments are in guitar score,
  so translate)

  intro

   --12--------13-----12-----11--------7----5--7------7------7-----////19--|
   --11--------12-----11-----10--------6----4--6------6------6-------------|(susteined)
   --12--------13-----12-----11--------7----5--7------7------7-------------|
   --11--------12-----11-----10--------6----4--6------6------6-------------|
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  main riff 1

                (keyboards or and guitar)
   ---------------------------------------------------------------|
   --2-----5---2-----5-----------2-----5---2-----5----------------|
   -----4---------4-----------------4---------4-------------------|
   ---------------------------------------------------------------|
   ---------------------------------------------------------------|
   ---------------------0-2--0-2--------------------0-3--0-3------|
                             (bass and or guitar)

   -------------------------|
   -------------------------|
   repeated number of times-
   (listen to theme)--------|
   -------------------------|
   -------------------------|

  main riff 2 (plays violin, bass)

                                                          first 4 times
   -------------------------------------------------------|------------|
   ------------------------------10-----------------------|------------|
   ----11--9----12--11-9-----12-11-12--11-9-11--9---------|-9----------|
   ---------------12-----------------------------------12-|----12-11-9-|
   -------------------------------------------------------|------------|
   -------------------------------------------------------|------------|

  only 5th time

   --------------------|
   --------------------|
   -9-----9------------|
   --12119-12119-------|
   --------------------|
   --------------------|

   first riff (violin, guitar)  bass maintains main riff sometimes an octave
   higher
                        variation 1      variation 2
   ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------|
   -14-1717-14-17--14-17-|-14-17-|-14-17bbb(all you can bend it)-|
   ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------|
   ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------|
   ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------|
   ----------------------|-------|-------------------------------|

   variation 3

   ----17bbb-----------------|
   -14-----------------------|
   --------------------------|
   --------------------------|
   --------------------------|
   --------------------------|

    (listen to the theme to know exactly when to play
                                  each variation)
    - while the theme advances the guitar and the violin improvise between
    the variations and the repetitions of this riff.

   main riff 2 is manteined

   improvisation guitar (supposedly)

  scale that is played  by guitar

  ------------------------------------------------|--19-17-------------|
  --17-14-----------------------------------------|--------19-17-------|
  --------16-14-----------------------------------|--------------18-16-|
  --------------16-14-------14-12-------12-9------|--------------------|
  --------------------16-14-------14-12------12-9-|--------------------|
  ------------------------------------------------|--------------------|

  --------------------|
  --------------------|
  --------------------|
  18-16---------------|
  ------18-16---------|
  --------------------|

  (improvise listening to john's typical licks...)

  first riff (7 or 8 times)

  second riff (violin anf guitar)

  -------------------------------------------------------------9----109-|
  -------------------------------------------------10----1210---1210----|
  ----------------------------9-------11-9----12119--1211----12---------|
  --9-------11--9----12--11-9---12-11------12---------------------------|
  ----12-10-------12----------------------------------------------------|
  ----------------------------------------------------------------------|

  --1210914-(susteined|
  12----------note)---|
  --------------------|
  --------------------|
  --------------------|
  --------------------|


  --12--10--------------10-----|--------------|-14--------17--|-1714----|
  ----------10--------------12-|-10h12--10h12-|-----15-17-----|-----1517|
  ---------------12-11---------|--------------|---------------|---------|
  -----------------------------|--------------|---------------|---------|
  -----------------------------|--------------|---------------|---------|
  -----------------------------|--------------|---------------|---------|


  -improvise in-----------------|     (getting faster and faster)
  ---the propper scale----------|
  ---really fast----------------|
  ------------------------------|
  ------------------------------|
  ------------------------------|


  main riff 1 (now improvise the keyboards)

  main riff 1 continues

   Third riff  (violin and guitar)

        x1
  --14-----|-17-14-12109-----------------------------------------------|
  ----1715-|------------1210-------------------------------------------|
  ---------|----------------12---------------------------9--------11-9-|
  ---------|-------------------9-------11--9----12--11-9----12-11------|
  ---------|---------------------12-10-------12------------------------|
  ---------|-----------------------------------------------------------|

  ----------------------|
  ---------10----1210---|
  ----12119--1211----12-|
  -12-------------------|
  ----------------------|
  ----------------------|

             x3           coda
  -9----109--12109141210-|--14)))))-----------------------------------|
  --1210---12------------|--------------------------------------------|
  -----------------------|--------------------------------------------|
  -----------------------|--------------------------------------------|
  -----------------------|--------------------------------------------|
  -----------------------|--------------------------------------------|
                           (you eliminate 141210 and this instead)

  Mixture between main riff 1 and main riff 2

  First riff (7 or 8 times) (with improvisation)

  second riff

  Main riff 1 (improvises violin)

  Ending (fade out)

 tab by ledsalguis

            
            
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