Amorphis:

: Amorphis - "In the beginning"










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MIDI







In the beginning

( "Tales from the thousand lakes")

Amorphis


Tune all strings a 1 1/2 step down                                   E==C#
b = bend until it sounds like ( no. of the higher fret )             B==G#
r = release the bend                                                 G==E
h = hammer on                                                        D==B
\ = slide down                                                       A==F#
                                                                     E==C#
RIFF A:
E--------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------|
G-2------------------------------------|
D-2------h--2---------3---------5------|
A-0-----0^2-2------h--3------h--5------|
E-----------0-----0^1-1-----1^3-3------|
         |         |         |
         |---------|---------|
                KEYBOARD


WITH RIFF A
LEAD 1:
E------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------------------------------------------|
D------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-7----------------7----------------8--7-8-10-8-7---------7--------|
E----10-8-7-8-7-5-----10-8-7-8-7-5----------------10--8-7---10-8-7-|





E---------------------------|
B---------------------------|
G---------------------------|
D--3--3--3--5--5--5--2------|
A---------------------------|
E--1--1--1--3--3--3--0------|
                      continues into RIFF B


RIFF B:

E-----------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------|
D-2----------4---5---------7---9---------2|
A-2----------4---5---------7---9---------2|
E-0----------2---3---------5---7---------0|


WITH RIFF B
LEAD 2:    (sound nice with the bends)
E----------------------------------|
B----------------------------------|
G10b12r10-8-7-----7b8r7------------|
D-----------------------9-7-9------|
A----------------------------------|
E----------------------------------|    
                         last time pick slide


RIFF C:  

E-----|-----|-----|-----|
B-----|-----|-----|-----|
G-----|-----|--5--|--4--|
D--2--|--5--|--5--|--4--|
A--2--|--5--|--3--|--2--|
E--0--|--3--|-----|-----|

WITH RIFF C
LEAD 3:                  
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--8-7-7-5-8-7-7-5-10-8-8-7---5-7-8--8-7-7-5-8-7-7-5-7-5-------5-7-8-|
G---------------------------7----------------------------7-6-7-------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|



RIFF D:

E------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-2-2---h-h--2------2-2---h-h--2-----|-2-2---h-h--2------2-2-x-5-x-5--|
E-0-0--0^3^5---5-3--0-0--0^3^5---5---|-0-0--0^3^5---5-3--0-0-x-3-x-3--|


RIFF E

E-----|-----|-----|-----|
B-----|-----|-----|-----|
G-----|-----|-----|-----|
D-----|-----|--2--|-----|
A--4--|--2--|--0--|--5--|
E--2--|--0--|-----|--3--|

WITH RIFF E
LEAD 4:
E-----------------|
B-----------------|
G-----------------|
D/9-9-8-8-6-6-4---|
A-----------------|
E-----------------|


RIFF F:
E-----|------|------|-----|
B-----|------|------|-----|
G-----|------|--10--|--9--|
D--7--|--10--|--10--|--9--|
A--7--|--10--|---8--|--7--|
E--5--|---8--|------|-----|


WITH RIFF F
LEAD 5:
E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G11-10-10-8-11-10-10-8-13-11-11-10----8-10-11--11-10-10-8-11-10-10-8-10-8---------8-10-11--|
D----------------------------------10-------------------------------------10-9-10----------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|



ENDING:
E-------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------|
D---5-5----5-5-----9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-----9-9-9-9\---|
A-x-5-5--x-5-5-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----7-7-7-7\---|
E-x-3-3--x-3-3-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0\---|

transcribed by David Gagnon tune all strings a half step down b = bend until it sounds like ( no. of the higher fret ) r = release the bend h = hammer on \ = slide down RIFF A: E--------------------------------| B--------------------------------| G7-----------------------5-------| D7-------7-------8-------5-------| A5-------7-------8-------3-------| E--------5-------6---------------| repeat riff A, LEAD 1:(discreetly) (play with fingers if you want) E--------------------------------| B--------------------------------| G--------------------------------| D--------------------------------| A5-65-5----5--------565----57875-| E----8-865--868656-8---868------8| play this on riff A repeat lead 1 with riff A another time, BRIDGE 1: chords: D5 D5 D5 E5#VIII E5#VIII E5#VIII RIFF B: Chords: D5 E5 E5#VIII G5X A5XII E5 D5 (played 13 times muted the second time) repeat riff B: LEAD 2: E------------------------------------| B------------------------------------| G/14---12----------------------------| D---------15-14---14-(15)-14----12---| A----------------------------15------| E------------------------------------| (last time a third guitar pick-scratches) play this four times on each riff B repeat lead 2 four more times with riff B RIFF C: Chords: D5 E#VIII Bb | | LEAD 3: (the hot one!) | | E------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------| B------------------------------------------------------------------------| G------------------------12----------------------------------------------| D15-14-14-12-15-14-14-12----15-15-14----12-14-15-15-14-14-12-15-14-14-12-| A------------------------------------15----------------------------------| E------------------------------------------------------------------------| RIFF C: (continued...) Chords: A5 LEAD 3: (continued...) E-----------------------| B-----------------------| G-----------------------| D12-11-11-12-12-14-14---| A------------|--|--|--|-| E------------|--|--|--|-| repeat this 3 other times each time on riff C | | | | BRIDGE 2: | | | | -0--8--5--3-| last time of lead 3 substitute these notes on the 4th string (D) RIFF D: D5 0F F <--second E--------------------------------------------------------|----| guitar B--------------------------------------------------------|----| G--------------------------------------------------------|----| D0---0---037-5-3-0---0---037-5---0---0---037-5-3-0---0---03-3-| A---------hh--------------hh--------------hh--------------3-3-| E---------------------------------------------------------1-1-| repeat this three more times LEAD 4: E---------------------| B---------------------| G---------------------| D/12-12-11-11-9-9-7---| A---------------------| E---------------------| play this 8 times on the chords of riff E RIFF E: chords: first time: B5 second time: D5 3rd time: G5X 4th time: E5VII 5th time: B5 6th time: D5 7th time: G5X 8th time: PM 8 times on EVII with pick scratch) play lead 3 with riff C four times each, RIFF F: Chords: E#VIII G#XI C# | | LEAD 5: | | E------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------| B------------------------------------------------------------------------| G13-12-12-10-13-12-12-10-15-13-13-12----10-12-13-13-12-12-10-13-12-12-10-| D------------------------------------13----------------------------------| A------------------------------------------------------------------------| E------------------------------------------------------------------------| RIFF F: (Continued...) Chords: C LEAD 5: (continued...) E------------------| B------------------| G10-9-9-10-12-12---| D------------------| A------------------| E------------------| repeat this one more times on riff F play bridge 1: D5 D5 D5 E5VII E5VII E5VII play bridge 2, play riff D four times, ENDING: E-------------------------------------------------------------------------| B-------------------------------------------------------------------------| G-------------------------------------------------------------------------| D03-3---03-3---03-3-0-12----------------------12-12-12-12---12-12-12-12\\\| A-3-3----3-3----3-3---12----------------------12-12-12-12---12-12-12-12\\\| E-1-1----1-1----1-1---10----------------------10-10-10-10---10-10-10-10\\\| | | | | | | | | I think that the second guitar substitutes: | | | | | | | | E-------------------------|--|--|--|----|--|--|--|----| B-------------------------|--|--|--|----|--|--|--|----| G-7-----------------------7--7--7--7----7--7--7--7\\\\| D-7-----------------------7--7--7--7----7--7--7--7\\\\| A-5-----------------------5--5--5--5----5--5--5--5\\\\| E-5-----------------------5--5--5--5----5--5--5--5\\\\|