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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

HANDFUL OF RAIN
As recorded by Savatage
(From the 1991 Album HANDFUL OF RAIN)

Transcribed by Torsten Hartmann
	

Words and Music by Savatage

Bb6
x 1 0 0 3 0
	
F/D
x x 0 5 6 5
	
E5/D
x x 0 4 5 0
	
Fsus2
3 3 5 0 0 0

E5/D(type 2)
x x 0 4 5 0
	
D5
x x 0 2 3 x
	
Am/D
x x 0 2 1 x
	
Asus2/D
x x 0 2 0 x

Em7/D
x x 0 0 3 0

Gtr I (D A D G B E) - 'Guitar I'
Gtr II (D A D G B E) - 'Guitar II'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Lead'

   Intro
    Q=80
   4/4
    Gtr I
    E. S E E +S  S E S S S S   E. S E E +S  S E S S S S  4x
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||o--------------------------|--------------------------o||
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||o------5---------5-----3h5-|------5---------5-----3h5-o||
||--0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0-----|-0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0------||


       Bb6                       Em7/D
    E. S +S  S E +S  S S S E E   E. E. E E. E. E
||--0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|-0---------------|
||o-3--3-(3)-3-3-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-|----3----------3-|
||--0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|-------0----0----|
||--0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|---------0-------|
||o-1--1-(1)-1-1-(1)-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|
||-----------------------------|-----------------|


  E. S E E +S  S E S S S S   E. S E E +S  S E S S S S
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|------5---------5-----3h5-|------5---------5-----3h5--|
|-0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0-----|-0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0------|


  1.
  E. S E E +S  S E S S S S   E. S E E +S  S E S S S S
|--------------------------|---------------------------||
|--------------------------|--------------------------o||
|--------------------------|---------------------------||
|--------------------------|---------------------------||
|------5---------5-----3h5-|------5---------5-----3h5-o||
|-0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0-----|-0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0------||


  2.
  F/D                        E5/D
  E. S +S  S E +S  S S S E E   W
|-5--5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-|-0----|
|-6--6-(6)-6-6-(6)-6-6-6-6-6-|-5----|
|-5--5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-|-4----|
|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|-0----|
|----------------------------|------|
|----------------------------|------|


  E. S E E +S  S E S S S S   E. S E E +S  S E S S S S
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|------5---------5-----3h5-|------5---------5-----3h5-|
|-0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0-----|-0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0-----|


  F/D                          E5/D
  E. S +S  S E +S  S S S E E   W
|-5--5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-|-0----|
|-6--6-(6)-6-6-(6)-6-6-6-6-6-|-5----|
|-5--5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-|-4----|
|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|-0----|
|----------------------------|------|
|----------------------------|------|


  D                            Bb6
  E. S +S  S E +S  S S S E E   E. S +S  S E +S  S S S E E
|-2--2-(2)-2-2-(2)-2-2-2-2-2-|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-3--3-(3)-3-3-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--3-(3)-3-3-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-2--2-(2)-2-2-(2)-2-2-2-2-2-|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|
|----------------------------|-1--1-(1)-1-1-(1)-1-1-1-1-1-|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|


  D                            Bb5
                               Gtrs I, II
  E. S +S  S E +S  S S S E E   S S S S E S S S S E Q
|-2--2-(2)-2-2-(2)-2-2-2-2-2-|------------------------|
|-3--3-(3)-3-3-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-|------------------------|
|-2--2-(2)-2-2-(2)-2-2-2-2-2-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3------|
|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3------|
|----------------------------|-1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|


   Verse
    $
    D5                   F5G5        D5               A5 G5
    Gtr II
                             |-3-|
    E. S S S E +S  S S S S S S S S   E. S S S E +S  S  E Q
||---------------------------------|------------------------|
||o--------------------------------|------------------------|
||---------------------------------|------------------------|
||--0--0---x-0-(0)-0---x-3s5-------|-0--0---x-0-(0)-x-/7-5--|
||o-0--0---x-0-(0)-0---x-3s5-------|-0--0---x-0-(0)-x-/7-5--|
||--0--0---x-0-(0)-0---x-3s5-0h2h3-|-0--0---x-0-(0)-x-/7-5--|


  1.
  D5                   F5G5                         A5 G5
                           |-3-|
  E. S S S E +S  S S S S S S S S   E. S S S E +S  S  E Q
|--------------------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------|
|-0--0---x-0-(0)-0---x-3s5-------|-0--0---x-0-(0)-x-/7-5--|
|-0--0---x-0-(0)-0---x-3s5-------|-0--0---x-0-(0)-x-/7-5--|
|-0--0---x-0-(0)-0---x-3s5-0h2h3-|-0--0---x-0-(0)-x-/7-5--|


  A#5                                             G5  F5E5
                                                          |-3-|
  E. S S S E +S  S S S S S S S   E. S S S E +S  S S S S S S S S
|------------------------------|----------------------------------||
|------------------------------|---------------------------------o||
|-3--3---x-3-(3)-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-3--3---x-3-(3)-3-----------------||
|-3--3---x-3-(3)-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-3--3---x-3-(3)-3-5---3-2---------||
|-1--1---x-1-(1)-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-1--1---x-1-(1)-1-5---3-2--------o||
|------------------------------|------------------5---3-2-0h2h3---||


  2.
  Fsus2             Esus2
  E E E E E E E E   H.      S S E
|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|---------------|
|-5---5---5---5---|-4-------4-4---|
|-3---3---3---3---|-2-------2-2---|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-------2-2---|


  D5                       F5 G5             D5                    A5  G5
  Gtr III
                                               ~~~~        ~~
   H.                       S  S  S    S      +Q     S  S  Q        Q.
|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-13---------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-12b13====================12p10------10---|-(10)---10h12-10--------------|
|--------------------------------12--------|-----------------------12\----|
|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|                                 |--3---|
|  E.    S S S E +S  S S S  S  S  S S    S     E. S  S  S  E +S  S  E  Q
|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--0-----0---x-0-(0)-0---x--3s=5-----------|---0--0-----x--0-(0)-x-/7--5--|
|--0-----0---x-0-(0)-0---x--3s=5-----------|---0--0-----x--0-(0)-x-/7--5--|
|--0-----0---x-0-(0)-0---x--3s=5--0h2h===3-|---0--0-----x--0-(0)-x-/7--5--|


               To Coda
  Fsus2             Esus2
  Gtr II
  E E E E E E E E   W
|-----------------|-------|
|-----------------|-------|
|-----------------|-------|
|-5---5---5---5---|-4-----|
|-3---3---3---3---|-2-----|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-----|


 Guitar Solo
  Gtr III
                                                                      ~~~
   H              Q            Q                +E    S  S  S      S  Q.           Q
|-13-------------13-----------13-------------|-(13)--10--------------------------------|
|-13b15==========13b15========13b15==========|=(13)r----13-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|-------------12pb13r12p10----------------|
|--------------------------------------------|------------------------------------12\--|
|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|                                      |-3-|
|  E.    S S S E +S     S S S  S     S S S S     E.      S  S      S  E  +S  S  E  Q
|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
|--0-----0---x-0-(0)----0---x--3s====5-------|---0-------0---------x--0--(0)-x-/7--5---|
|--0-----0---x-0-(0)----0---x--3s====5-------|---0-------0---------x--0--(0)-x-/7--5---|
|--0-----0---x-0-(0)----0---x--3s====5-0h2h3-|---0-------0---------x--0--(0)-x-/7--5---|


                        ~~~~~~~~~~~~
   S   S  S  S  +S   S  Q        Q.
|-13--13-13-13-(13)-13----------22---------------|
|-15--15-15-15-(15)-15-15------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|
|                                         |-3-|
|  E.        S   S   S  E +S  S  S  S S S S S S
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|--0---------0-------x--0-(0)-0-----x-3s5--------|
|--0---------0-------x--0-(0)-0-----x-3s5--------|
|--0---------0-------x--0-(0)-0-----x-3s5-0h2h3--|


                                        D.S. al Coda
                                                  ~~
   S     S  S   S     T  T  S  S  S  S   S  S  S  Q
|-22b24r22-20-/15b17r15p13----15-13------------------|
|--------------------------15-------15---------------|
|---------------------------------------13-12-10-----|
|------------------------------------------------12--|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|
|  E.           S     S     S  E    +S   S  E     Q
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|--0------------0-----------x--0----(0)--x-/7-----5--|
|--0------------0-----------x--0----(0)--x-/7-----5--|
|--0------------0-----------x--0----(0)--x-/7-----5--|


   Interlude
    &
    D  E5/D  D     E5/D E5/DD  E5/D  D     E5/D E5/D
    Gtr I
    E. S +E  E +S  E. E E   E. S +E  E +S  E. E E
||--2--0-(0)-2-(2)-0--2-0-|-2--0-(0)-2-(2)-0--2-0--||
||o-3--5-(5)-3-(3)-5--3-5-|-3--5-(5)-3-(3)-5--3-5-o||
||--2--4-(4)-2-(2)-4--2-4-|-2--4-(4)-2-(2)-4--2-4--||
||--0--0-(0)-0-(0)-0--0-0-|-0--0-(0)-0-(0)-0--0-0--||
||o-----------------------|-----------------------o||
||------------------------|------------------------||
|
|   Gtr II
|   H          +Q.      E   H          +Q.      E
||------------------------|------------------------||
||o-----------------------|-----------------------o||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||--0----------(0)------0-|-0----------(0)------0--||
||o-0----------(0)------0-|-0----------(0)------0-o||
||--0----------(0)------0-|-0----------(0)------0--||


    D5      Am/D  Asus2/Am/DAsusAm/D  D5      Am/D  Asus2/Am/DAsusAm/D
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
||o---3-----1-----0-----1---0---1---|---3-----1-----0-----1---0---1----|
||------2-----2-----2-------------2-|-----2-----2-----2-------------2--|
||--0-----0-----0-----0---0---0-----|-0-----0-----0-----0---0---0------|
||o---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|----------------------------------|


  D5      Am/D  Asus2/Am/DAsusAm/D  D5      Am/D  Asus2/Am/DAsusAm/D
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---3-----1-----0-----1---0---1---|---3-----1-----0-----1---0---1---|
|-----2-----2-----2-------------2-|-----2-----2-----2-------------2-|
|-0-----0-----0-----0---0---0-----|-0-----0-----0-----0---0---0-----|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


  1.                        2.
  A5   G5     A5   G5       A5   G5     A5   G5
  Gtrs I, II
  H    H      H    H        H    H      H    H
|-----------|------------||-----------|-----------|
|-----------|-----------o||-----------|-----------|
|-2---------|-2----------||-2---------|-2---------|
|-2----5----|-2----5-----||-2----5----|-2----5----|
|-0----5----|-0----5----o||-0----5----|-0----5----|
|------5----|------5-----||------5----|------5----|


                    H.=H
  A5G5A5G5A5G5A5G5  A5G5A5G5A5G5A5G5  A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   W
|-----------------|-----------------|------|
|-----------------|-----------------|------|
|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---2---2---|-2----|
|-2-5-2-5-2-5-2-5-|-2-5-2-5-2-5-2-5-|-2----|
|-0-5-0-5-0-5-0-5-|-0-5-0-5-0-5-0-5-|-0----|
|---5---5---5---5-|---5---5---5---5-|------|


   Outro
    Q=80
    Gtr I
    E. S E E +S  S E S S S S   E. S E E +S  S E S S S S  4x
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||o--------------------------|--------------------------o||
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||o------5---------5-----3h5-|------5---------5-----3h5-o||
||--0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0-----|-0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0------||


  Bb6                          Em7/D
  E. S +S  S E +S  S S S E E   E. E. E E. E. E     E. S E E +S  S E S S 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----------3-||o--------------------------|
|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|-------0----0----||---------------------------|
|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|---------0-------||---------------------------|
|-1--1-(1)-1-1-(1)-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------||o------5---------5-----3h5-|
|----------------------------|-----------------||--0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0-----|


                                                         1.
                             F/D                          E5/D
  E. S E E +S  S E S S S S   E. S +S  S E +S  S S S E E   W     3x
|--------------------------|-5--5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-|-0-----||
|--------------------------|-6--6-(6)-6-6-(6)-6-6-6-6-6-|-5----o||
|--------------------------|-5--5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-|-4-----||
|--------------------------|-0--0-(0)-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-----||
|------5---------5-----3h5-|----------------------------|------o||
|-0--0---0-(0)-0---0-0-----|----------------------------|-------||


  2.
  E5/D
                            Gtr III
                                                                 ~~~
  W          +W           E  a  S T T S S S S S S S S S S S S   +H     H
|-0--------|-(0)--------|-------------------------------------|-------------*|
|-5--------|-(5)--------|---(8)h9-8S6---8-6---6---------------|-------------*|
|-4--------|-(4)--------|-------------7-----7---7-5-----------|-------------*|
|-0--------|-(0)--------|---------------------------7-6-5-----|-------------*|
|----------|------------|---------------------------------8-5-|-(5)---------*|
|----------|------------|-------------------------------------|-------------*|



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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