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WALKING IN THE AIR (THEME FROM "THE SNOWMAN" MOVIE) (Bassline)
As recorded by Nightwish
(From the 1998 Album OCEANBORN)

Transcribed by Alexander Sobolev
	

Words by Howard Blake Music by Tuomas Holopainen

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Tuomas Holopainen'
Gtr II (E A D G) - 'Tuomas Holopainen'
Gtr III (E A D G) - 'Sami Vanska'

 Intro
  Moderate Rock Ballad Q=110
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx4
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


  Gtr I
  Q   E  E  Q   Q     Q   E E Q    Q     Q   E  E  Q   Q     Q   E E Q    Q
|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|-------10-10---8---|-------6-6--------|-------10-10---8---|-------6-6--------|
|-------10-10---9---|-------7-7----9---|-------10-10---9---|-------7-7----9---|
|-------------------|-------------10---|-------------------|-------------10---|
|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| 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
|-----7-------7---7-|-----7-----7----7-|-----7-------7---7-|-----7-----7----7-|
|---7----7------7---|---7---7------7---|---7----7------7---|---7---7------7---|
|-5---------5-------|-5-------5--------|-5---------5-------|-5-------5--------|
|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|------------------|


 Verse 1
  Q   E  E  H         Q   E  E  H         Q   E  E  H         Q   E E H
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|-------8-8-------|
|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|-------9-9-------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|
| 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
|-----7-------7---7-|-----7-------7---7-|-----7-------7---7-|-----------5-0-5-|
|---7----7------7---|---7----7------7---|---7----7------7---|-----5-----------|
|-5---------5-------|-5---------5-------|-5---------5-------|---7---7---------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-8-------8-------|


  Q   E E H         Q   E E H
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------8-8-------|-----------------|
|-------9-9-------|-------7-7-------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|
| E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------5-0-5-|-----------------|
|-----5-----------|-----5---------3-|
|---7---7---------|---5---5---5-----|
|-8-------8-------|-3-------5---5---|


  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E   Q   E  E  H
|------------24----------|-------------------|
|---------22----22-------|-------10-10-------|
|------22----------22----|-------10-10-------|
|---24----------------24-|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|
|
| W                        E E E  E  E E E E
|-3----------------------|-----7-------7---7-|
|------------------------|---7----7------7---|
|------------------------|-5---------5-------|
|------------------------|-------------------|


  Q   E  E  H         Q   E  E  H
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|
|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|
| E E E  E  E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E
|-----7-------7---7-|-----7-------7---7-|
|---7----7------7---|---7----7------7---|
|-5---------5-------|-5---------5-------|
|-------------------|-------------------|


  Q   E  E  H         Q   E  E  H
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|
|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|
| E E E  E  E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E
|-----7-------7---7-|-----7-------7---7-|
|---7----7------7---|---7----7------7---|
|-5---------5-------|-5---------5-------|
|-------------------|-------------------|


  Q   E E H         Q   E E H         Q   E E H         E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------24----------|
|-------8-8-------|-------8-8-------|-----------------|---------22----22-------|
|-------9-9-------|-------9-9-------|-------7-7-------|------22----------22----|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---24----------------24-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------------|
|
| E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   W
|-----------5-0-5-|-----------5-0-5-|-----------------|-3----------------------|
|-----5-----------|-----5-----------|-----5---------3-|------------------------|
|---7---7---------|---7---7---------|---5---5---5-----|------------------------|
|-8-------8-------|-8-------8-------|-3-------5---5---|------------------------|


                                         Bridge
  Q   E  E  H         Q   E  E  H         W          W
|-------------------|-------------------|----------|------|
|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|----------|------|
|-------10-10-------|-------10-10-------|----------|------|
|-------------------|-------------------|----------|------|
|-------------------|-------------------|----------|------|
|-------------------|-------------------|----------|------|
|
| E E E  E  E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E   W          W
|-----7-------7---7-|-----7-------7---7-|----------|------|
|---7----7------7---|---7----7------7---|----------|------|
|-5---------5-------|-5---------5-------|-8--------|-5----|
|-------------------|-------------------|----------|------|


  Gtr III
  W          W          W          +W
|----------|----------|----------|--------|
|----------|----------|-0--------|-(0)----|
|----------|----------|----------|--------|
|----------|----------|----------|--------|
|
| Gtr II
| W          W          W           W
|----------|----------|----------|--------|
|-8--------|-5--------|----------|--------|
|----------|----------|----------|--------|
|----------|----------|----------|--------|


 Verse 2
  W          W          W          W
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-0--------|-0--------|-0--------|-------------|
|----------|----------|----------|-3-----------|
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|
| W          W          W          H.      E E
|-7--------|----------|----------|-5-----------|
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|----------|----------|----------|-----------3-|
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|


  W          W          W          W             W
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|-----------|
|----------|----------|----------|-0-----------|-0---------|
|-3--------|----------|-1--------|-------------|-----------|
|----------|-3--------|----------|-------------|-----------|
|
| W          W          W          H.      E E   H    H
|----------|----------|-3--------|-7-----------|-----------|
|----------|-5--------|----------|-------------|-----------|
|-3--------|----------|----------|-----------5-|-5---------|
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|-----------|


 Chorus
  Gtr III
  W                 W                 W                 W
|-2---------------|-----------------|-0---------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-0---------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|
| Gtr I
| 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-----5-|---5-7---7---5-7-|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----6-------6---|-----------8-----|----------8------8-|
|-----6---9---6-9-|---9---7---7-----|-------7---------|---7-9---------9---|
|---9---7---7-----|-----------------|-----------------|-------10---10-----|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| W                 W                 W                 W
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5-----------------|
|-7---------------|-----------------|-5---------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-5---------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|


   W                   W
|--------------------|-5--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--3-----------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|
|  E E E  E E  E E E   E  E E  E  E  E E  E
|--------------------|----------------------|
|-----------8------8-|------8----10----8-10-|
|----7-8---------8---|---10---10----10------|
|-10-----10---10-----|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|
|  W                   W
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|-3--------------------|
|--3-----------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|


  W                      W
|-3--------------------|-2-----------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|
| E  E E  E  E  E E  E   E E E E  E E E  E
|----------------------|-------------------|
|------8----11-11-8-11-|-----8---10---8-10-|
|---10---10------------|---9---9----9------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|
| W                      W
|-3--------------------|-2-----------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|


 Verse 3
  Gtr III
  W          W          W          W
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|-0--------|-0--------|-0--------|-------------|
|----------|----------|----------|-3-----------|
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|
| Gtr II
| W          W          W          H.      E E
|-7--------|----------|----------|-5-----------|
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|
|----------|----------|----------|-----------3-|
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|


  Gtr III
  W          W          W          W             W
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|------|
|----------|----------|----------|-0-----------|-0----|
|-3--------|----------|-1--------|-------------|------|
|----------|-3--------|----------|-------------|------|
|
| Gtr II
| W          W          W          H.      E E   W
|----------|----------|-3--------|-7-----------|------|
|----------|-5--------|----------|-------------|------|
|-3--------|----------|----------|-----------5-|-5----|
|----------|----------|----------|-------------|------|


 Bridge
  W          W          W          W
|----------|----------|----------|------|
|-3--------|-0--------|-3--------|-0----|
|----------|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|----------|------|
|
| W          W          W          W
|----------|----------|----------|------|
|-3--------|----------|-3--------|------|
|----------|-5--------|----------|-5----|
|----------|----------|----------|------|


  W          W          W             +W
|----------|----------|-------------|-------------|
|----------|----------|-0-----------|-(0)---------|
|-1--------|----------|-------------|-------------|
|----------|-3--------|-------------|-------------|
|
| W          W          H.      E E    H     H
|-3--------|----------|-7-----------|-------------|
|----------|-5--------|-------------|-------------|
|----------|----------|-----------5-|--5----------|
|----------|----------|-------------|-------------|


 Chorus
  Gtr III
  W                 W                 W                 W
|-2---------------|-----------------|-0---------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-0---------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|
| Gtr I
| 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-----5-|---5-7---7---5-7-|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----6-------6---|-----------8-----|----------8------8-|
|-----6---9---6-9-|---9---7---7-----|-------7---------|---7-9---------9---|
|---9---7---7-----|-----------------|-----------------|-------10---10-----|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| W                 W                 W                 W
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5-----------------|
|-7---------------|-----------------|-5---------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-5---------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|


   W                   W
|--------------------|-5--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--3-----------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|
|  E E E  E E  E E E   E  E E  E  E  E E  E
|--------------------|----------------------|
|-----------8------8-|------8----10----8-10-|
|----7-8---------8---|---10---10----10------|
|-10-----10---10-----|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|
|  W                   W
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|-3--------------------|
|--3-----------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|


  W                      W                   +W
|-3--------------------|-2-----------------|-(2)-----------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|
| E  E E  E  E  E E  E   E E E E  E E E  E    E  E E E  E E E  E
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|------8----11-11-8-11-|-----8---10---8-10-|-------8---10---8-10-|
|---10---10------------|---9---9----9------|-----9---9----9------|
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|
| W                      W                    W
|-3--------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|-7-----------------|--7------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|---------------------|


 Guitar Solo
 4/4
  Gtr III
  H.      +E  E   W          H.      +E  E   H.      +E  E
|---------------|----------|---------------|---------------|
|-0-------(0)-0-|-0--------|-0-------(0)-0-|---------------|
|---------------|----------|---------------|-3-------(3)-3-|
|---------------|----------|---------------|---------------|


  W          H.      +E  E   H    H      H.      +E  E
|----------|---------------|-----------|---------------|
|----------|---------------|-----------|-0-------(0)-0-|
|-3--------|---------------|-1----3----|---------------|
|----------|-3-------(3)-3-|-----------|---------------|


  W          H.      +E  E   W          H.      +E  E
|----------|---------------|----------|---------------|
|-0--------|-0-------(0)-0-|-0--------|-0-------(0)-0-|
|----------|---------------|----------|---------------|
|----------|---------------|----------|---------------|


  H.      +E  E   W          H.      +E  E   W
|---------------|----------|---------------|------|
|---------------|----------|---------------|------|
|-3-------(3)-3-|-3--------|---------------|-1----|
|---------------|----------|-3-------(3)-3-|------|


  W          +W           +W           +W
|----------|------------|------------|--------|
|-0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|
|----------|------------|------------|--------|
|----------|------------|------------|--------|


 Interlude
  Wx8
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


 Verse 4
  H.      +E  E   W          H.      +E  E   H.      +E  E
|---------------|----------|---------------|---------------|
|-0-------(0)-0-|-0--------|-0-------(0)-0-|---------------|
|---------------|----------|---------------|-3-------(3)-3-|
|---------------|----------|---------------|---------------|


  W          H.      +E  E   H    H      H.      +E  E   W
|----------|---------------|-----------|---------------|------|
|----------|---------------|-----------|-0-------(0)-0-|-0----|
|-3--------|---------------|-1----3----|---------------|------|
|----------|-3-------(3)-3-|-----------|---------------|------|


  H.      +E  E   W          H.      +E  E   H.      +E  E
|---------------|----------|---------------|---------------|
|-0-------(0)-0-|-0--------|-0-------(0)-0-|---------------|
|---------------|----------|---------------|-3-------(3)-3-|
|---------------|----------|---------------|---------------|


  W          H.      +E  E   H    H      H.      +E  E   H    H
|----------|---------------|-----------|---------------|------7/----|
|----------|---------------|-----------|-0-------(0)-0-|-0----------|
|-3--------|---------------|-1----3----|---------------|------------|
|----------|-3-------(3)-3-|-----------|---------------|------------|


 Guitar Break
  E S S E S S E S S E S S   E S S E S S E S S E S S
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


  E S S E S S E S S E S S   E S S E S S E S S E S S
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|


  E S S E S S E S S E S S   E S S E S S E S S E S S   H    H
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-----------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-----------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-------------------------|-1----3----|
|-------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------|


  E S S E S S E S S E S S   E S S E S S E S S E S S
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|


  E S S E S S E S S E S S   E S S E S S E S S E S S
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


  E S S E S S E S S E S S   E S S E S S E S S E S S
|-------------------------|----------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----------------------------|
|-------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
|-------------------------|----------------------------|


  E S S E S S E S S E S S   E S S E S S E S S E S S   H    H      W
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-----------|------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-----------|-0----|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-------------------------|-1----3----|------|
|-------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------|------|


 Outro
  H.=H         Slowly Q=70
  Wx2          Wx3
|------------|--------*|
|------------|--------*|
|------------|--------*|
|------------|--------*|



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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