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Willow Song - William Shakespeare chords

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                Willow Song (Shakespeare “Othello”)
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Willow Song (Shakespeare “Othello”) 
(Anonymous)

Listen to a version here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2ngjCqyctE
(To play along with the chords presented here: Capo 1st fret)


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CHORDS

       E-A-D-G-B-E
Dm     x-x-3-2-3-x
A/C#   x-4-2-2-2-x
D      x-5-4-2-3-2
D/F#   2-x-0-2-3-x
C/E    0-3-2-0-1-0


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VOCAL MELODY

          Dm   A/C#    A    D       Gm   D/F#    F
  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +
e|------------|------------|------------|------------|
B|------------|------------|------------|------------|
G|--------2---|2-----------|------------|--------2-2-|
D|------------|----0---2---|0---0-------|------------|
A|------------|------------|------------|------------|
E|------------|------------|------------|------------|
  F       C/E  F                    Dm   Dm      Bb
  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +
e|------------|------------|----------- |------------|
B|1-----------|------------|------------|------------|
G|--------0---|------------|--------2---|2---------0-|
D|------3-----|3-----------|------------|------0-3---|
A|------------|------------|------------|------------|
E|------------|------------|------------|------------|
  A                         F       C    F
  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +
e|------------|------------|----------- |------------|
B|------------|------------|1-----------|------------|
G|2---2-------|--------2-2-|--------0---|2-------2-2-|
D|------------|------------|------3-----|----3-------|
A|------------|------------|------------|------------|
E|------------|------------|------------|------------|
  C       Dm   A       F    Gm           A   D   Dm
  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +
e|------------|------------|----------- |------------|
B|------------|--------1---|------------|--------3---|
G|0-----------|------------|3-2-0-------|------------|
D|------3-2-0-|2-----------|------3-2-2-|0---0-------|
A|------------|------------|------------|------------|
E|------------|------------|------------|------------|
  A            D       Dm   A            D
  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +
e|------------|------------|----------- |------------|
B|2-0---------|------------|------------|------------|
G|----2-0-----|------------|------------|------------|
D|--------4-2-|4---0---023-|2-----0-2---|0-----------|
A|------------|------------|------------|------------|
E|------------|------------|------------|------------|

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Dm  A/C#      A   D         Gm D/F#
The poor soul sat sighing 
F    F   C/E  F
By a sycamore tree,
Dm   Dm      Bb    A
Sing willow, green willow,
F        F       C   F             C     Dm      A
With his hand on his bosom and his head upon his knee,
F Gm            A      D
O willow willow willow willow
Dm/F A                    D
O    willow willow willow willow
Dm A            D
My garland must be   

Dm  A/C#      A   D         Gm D/F#
He  sighed to his singing, 
F   F      C/E   F
And made a great moan,
Dm   Dm      Bb      A
Sing willow, willow, willow;
F    F       C   F            C         Dm     A
I am dead to all pleasure, my true love she is gone
F Gm            A      D
O willow willow willow willow
Dm/F A      A             D
O    willow willow willow willow
Dm A            D
My garland must be   

Dm   A/C#     A  D         Gm D/F#
Take this for my farewell 
F   F      C/E F
And latest a - dieu,
Dm   Dm      Bb      A
Sing willow, willow, willow;
F     F       C  F             C    Dm    A
Write this on my tomb, that in love I was true
F Gm            A      D
O willow willow willow willow
Dm/F A      A             D
O    willow willow willow willow
Dm A            D
My garland must be   

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Some versions additionally feature a chorus at the end of each verse:

Dm   Bb    Csus C F       F       C       F
Sing all a green  willow, willow, willow, willow;
Dm  Am     C     F      Dm Asus4   A    D
Aye me the green willow my garland must be

                         C 
          Dm   Bb      Csus F            F       C     
  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +
e|------------|------------|------------|------------|
B|------------|------------|------------|1-----------|
G|------------|--------0---|2---2-------|------2-3-0-|
D|--------3---|3-----3-----|------------|------------|
A|------------|------------|------------|------------|
E|------------|------------|------------|------------|
  F                    Dm   Am      C    F       Dm
  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +
e|------------|------------|------------|------------|
B|------------|--------3---|1-----------|------------|
G|2---2-------|------------|------3-2-0-|2-----0-----|
D|------------|------------|------------|--------3---|
A|------------|------------|------------|------------|
E|------------|------------|------------|------------|
  Asus4   A     D
  1 + 2 + 3 +  1 + 2 + 3 +  
e|------------|------------|
B|------------|------------|
G|------------|------------|
D|2-----0-2---|0-----------|
A|------------|------------|
E|------------|------------|


(An example – even though it is in a different key – can be heard here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34QxnNvq3vs)
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clockWorks10 33 Nov 14, 2016 06:28 PM, edited at 11:28 pm

Good chords. This was originally probably written for lute. This piece was written by someone unknown towards the beginning of the 17th century, so late renaissance early baroque era. It was probably sang and played by a traveler and someone wrote it down at some point. I guess they forgot to get his name haha. Anyway, great tab and chords for a timeless piece of history.
P.S. Just so you know, i came here from your youtube comment. Happy tabbing!

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