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Finally Free Bass

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                                      SCENE NINE - FINALLY FREE (Bassline)
                          As recorded by Dream Theater
         (From the 1999 Album METROPOLIS PT. II - SCENES FROM A MEMORY)

Words by Mike Portnoy

Music by James LaBrie, John Myung, John Petrucci, Mike Portnoy, and Jordan Rudess

Gtr I (B E A D G C) - 'John Myung 6-string'

 Intro
  Q=88                     H.Q=60      Q=83
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          Wx16          W           Wx4
|----------|-------------|----------||--------|
|----------|-------------|----------||--------|
|----------|-------------|----------||--------|
|----------|-------------|----------||--------|
|----------|-------------|----------||--------|
|----------|-------------|----------||--------|


 Strings BreakPre-Verse              Verse
  Q=80         Q=83
              7/8         4/4
  Wx9          Wx3         W          Wx8
|------------|-----------|----------|--------|
|------------|-----------|----------|--------|
|------------|-----------|----------|--------|
|------------|-----------|----------|--------|
|------------|-----------|----------|--------|
|------------|-----------|----------|--------|


 Pre-Chorus          Chorus       Pre-Verse
              2/4    4/4          7/8         4/4
  Wx4          W      Wx8          Wx3         W
|------------|------|------------|-----------|------|
|------------|------|------------|-----------|------|
|------------|------|------------|-----------|------|
|------------|------|------------|-----------|------|
|------------|------|------------|-----------|------|
|------------|------|------------|-----------|------|


 Verse 2
  (G#m)                       D#7
  a E S e S e e S T T e S S   E. S E S E S E S S E
|---------------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------|
|-------6-------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------4s6---4h5-|-6--6-----6---6---6-6-|
|-2s4-----4-4-4-4-----4-----|----------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------|


  Emaj7    B6/C#         G#m7/D#  F#susF#
  E. S S S e E S e S E   E. S E E E. S E S S
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|-7--7-7-6-4-----4-4-4-|-6--6-6--------------|
|----------------------|--------0-2--2-2---2-|
|----------------------|---------------------|


  (G#m)                       D#7
  a E S e S e e S T T e S S   E. S S S E S E S S E S
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|-------6-------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------4s6---4h5-|-6--6---6-6-------4h6-6-|
|-2s4-----4-4-4-4-----4-----|------------------------|
|---------------------------|--------------4-4-------|


  Emaj7    B6/C#          G#m7/D#  D#m
  E. S S S Q  +S  E S E   E. S E E E. S Q
|-----------------------|------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------|
|-7--7-7-6-4--(4)-4-4-4-|-6--6-6-6-6--6-6--|
|-----------------------|------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------|


 Chorus 2
  G#m                      D#/G      D#
  E. S E E +S  S E S S E   E. S E  E E. S Q
|------------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|
|--------6-(6)-----6-----|-------------------|
|------------------------|--------/8-6--6-6--|
|-4--4-4-------4-4---4-4-|-3--3-3------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|


  E5       C#m7       B/D#     F#sus4
  E. S E E E. S E E   E. S E E Q.   +S  S
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|---------------6---|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-7--7-7-6-4--4---4-|-6--6-6----------------|
|-------------------|--------0-2----(2)-2---|
|-------------------|-----------------------|


  G#m                  D#/G      D#        E5       C#m7       B/D#     D#m
  E. E S E +E. S E E   E. S E  E E. S Q    E. S E E E. S E E   E. S E E H
|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|---------------6---|--------------|
|----------------6---|-------------------|-------------------|--------------|
|--------------------|--------/8-6--6-6--|-7--7-7-6-4--4---4-|-6--6-6-6-6---|
|-4--4-4-4-(4)-4---4-|-3--3-3------------|-------------------|--------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|--------------|


 Bridge
  B/F#                       Emaj7
  S S S S E. T T E. T T Q    E. T T E. T T T T S S E. E
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------4------4------4--|-2------2------2-2-----2----|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2----2-2----2-2----|----0-0----0-0-----0-0----0-|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|


  Bmaj9/D#                        G#m
  E. T T E. T T S T T S S E S S   E. T T S S E Q.   S S
|-------------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------6--------------|
|-6------6------6---------6-----|-----------------------|
|-------------------------------|-4--4-4---4-4-4----4-4-|
|----4-4----4-4---4-4-4-4---7-7-|-----------------------|


  B/F#                        Emaj7
  E. T T E. T T T T S E E E   E. T T E. T T T T S E E E
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------4------4-------4---|--------2------2-------2---|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|-2--2-2----2-2---2-2-2---2-|-0--0-0----0-0---0-0-0---0-|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|


  Badd9/D#      Bmaj7/D#      D#m        D#7/G
  E. T T E. T T S S S S E E   S S S S Q  H
|---------------------------|-----------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------|
|-6------6------6-------6---|-6-------6-------|
|---------------------------|------------3----|
|----4-4----4-4---4-4-4---4-|---4-4-4---------|


   Murder Sequence
    G#5        F#5        C#5/G#     A5
    W          W          W          W     4x
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||o----------|----------|----------|------o||
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||-----------|----------|----------|-------||
||o-4--------|-2--------|----------|-5----o||
||-----------|----------|-2--------|-------||


 OLT Reprise
  C#m        B          G#m        A
  W          W          W          W
|----------|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|----------|------|
|-4--------|-2--------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|-4--------|-5----|
|----------|----------|----------|------|


    C#m              B              G#m              A
    E E E E Q  E E   E E E E H      E E E E Q  E E   E E E E H
||-----------------|--------------|----------------|---------------||
||o-----6----------|---4-4--------|----------------|--------------o||
||----6-----6----6-|---------4----|-----6----------|---7-7---7-----||
||--4-----4----4---|-2-----2------|---6-----6------|---------------||
||o----------------|--------------|-4-----4----4-4-|-0-----5------o||
||-----------------|--------------|----------------|---------------||


  C#m              B              A                G#m
  E E E E Q  E E   E E E E H      E E E E Q.   E   E E E E E E E E
|----------------|--------------|----------------|-----------------|
|---6-6----------|---4-4--------|----------------|-----------------|
|---------6----6-|---------4----|-----7----------|-----6-----6-----|
|-4-----4----4---|-2-----2------|---7-----7------|---6-----6-----4-|
|----------------|--------------|-5-----5------5-|-4-----4-----4---|
|----------------|--------------|----------------|-----------------|


 Guitar Solo
  C#m        B                G#m        A
  W          E E E E +H       W          E E H.
|----------|----------------|----------|-----------|
|----------|-----4----------|----------|-----------|
|----------|---4---4-(4)----|----------|-----7-----|
|-4--------|-2--------------|----------|---7-------|
|----------|----------------|-4--------|-5---------|
|----------|----------------|----------|-----------|


  C#m                    B              A
  E. S E E +E  S S E E   E E E E H      E E E E E E Q
|----------------------|--------------|-----------------|
|------6-----------6---|-----4--------|-----2-----2-----|
|----------------------|---4-----4----|---2-----2-------|
|-4--4---4-(4)-4-4---4-|-2-----2------|-0-----0-----0---|
|----------------------|--------------|-----------------|
|----------------------|--------------|-----------------|


  B                 A/C#          B/D#
                   12/8
  E E E E E E E E   E. E S E. E S E. E S Q  E
|-----------------|---------------------------|
|-----4-----4-----|--------6-------------8----|
|---4-----4-----4-|---------------------------|
|-2-----2-----2---|-4--4-4----4-4-6--6-6----6-|
|-----------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------------|


 Interlude
  (E)
  E. E S   E.  E  S E. E S S E E S
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|-0--0-0-/12--12-12-0--0-0-2-4-5-7-|
|----------------------------------|


  C#m  (C+) B    N.C.     B    N.C. A    N.C.
  Q.   Q.   Q.   S E. E   Q.   Q.   Q.   S E E S
|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-9----8----7----6-5--4-|-7----6----5----2-4-5-7-|
|-----------------------|------------------------|


  C#m  (C)  B    N.C.   A    G#m  F#m  Esus4  B/D#  F#susB/C# Asus2
  Q.   Q.   Q.   Q.     Q.   Q.   Q.   Q.      Q.   Q.   Q.   Q.
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|-9----8----7----6----|-5----4----2----0----|-11----9----7----5----|
|---------------------|---------------------|----------------------|


                                      H.=H
  G#   G#/B#  C#m  C#m7/B A#m7bAmaj7
 6/8         4/4
  Q.   Q.     H    H      H    H      +W
|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------||
|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------||
|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------||
|------3----|-4----2----|-1----0----|-(0)----||
|-4---------|-----------|-----------|--------||
|-----------|-----------|-----------|--------||


 Chorus 3
  Q=85
  Wx8
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


   Chorus 4
                                                   1.
    G#m             D#/G   D#     E5        C#m7   B/D#     F#sF#4
    E. E. Q  Q.     Q.   E H       E. S E E H      E. S E E Q  +E. S
||----------------|-------------|----------------|--------------------||
||o---------------|-------------|----------------|-------------------o||
||----------------|-------------|----------------|--------------------||
||----------------|-------------|-/7--7-7-6-4----|-6--6-6-------------||
||o-4--4--4--4----|-3----1------|----------------|--------0-2--(2)-2-o||
||----------------|--------4----|----------------|--------------------||


  2.
  B/D#    D#m       E5       C#m7   B/D#
                                   2/4
  E. E. E E. E E.    E. E. E H      E. E. E
|-----------------|---------------|---------|
|-----------------|---------------|---------|
|-----------------|---------------|---------|
|-6--6--6-6--6-6--|-/7--7--6-4----|-6--6----|
|-----------------|---------------|-------0-|
|-----------------|---------------|---------|


  F#
 4/4
  E. E S +E. S +E  +Q     E. E. E +Q   Q
|-----------------------|-----------------||
|-----------------------|-----------------||
|-4--4-4-(4)-4-(4)-(4)--|-4--4--4-(4)--4--||
|-----------------------|-----------------||
|-----------------------|-----------------||
|-----------------------|-----------------||


   Outro A
    N.C.(G#m)    (C#m)             (G#m)(E)      (C#m)
    H    Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   S S   H    Q.   E   H    Q  Q
||-------------|-----------------|-------------|------------|
||o------------|-----------------|-------------|------------|
||-------------|-----------------|-------------|------------|
||-------------|--------4--------|-------------|------------|
||o-4----6--7--|-6----7------7-6-|-4----0------|------7--6--|
||-------------|-----------------|-----------4-|-2----------|


  1.
  (G#m)        (C#m)             (G#m)(F#)   (E)              (F#)
  H    Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   S S   H    H      E. S E +Q    S S Q
|------------|-----------------|-----------|----------------------||
|------------|-----------------|-----------|---------------------o||
|------------|-----------------|-----------|----------------------||
|------------|--------4--------|-----------|------7-(7)\----------||
|-4----6--7--|-6----7------7-6-|-4----2----|-0--0-----------0-2--o||
|------------|-----------------|-----------|----------------------||


  2.
  (G#m)        N.C.          (G#m)(E)      (C#m)(D#5)
  H    Q  Q    Q.   E H      H    Q.   E   H    E. E E S
|------------|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|------------|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|------------|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|------------|-------------|-------------|---------------||
|-4----6--7--|-6----4-3----|-4----0------|---------------||
|------------|-------------|-----------4-|-2----4--4-4-4-||


   Outro B
    (G#m)        (C#m)             (G#m)(E)      (C#m)
    H    Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   S S   H    Q.   E   H    Q  Q
||-------------|-----------------|-------------|------------|
||o------------|-----------------|-------------|------------|
||-------------|-----------------|-------------|------------|
||-------------|--------4--------|-------------|------------|
||o-4----6--7--|-6----7------7-6-|-4----0------|------7--6--|
||-------------|-----------------|-----------4-|-2----------|


  1.
  (G#m)        (C#m)             (G#m)N.C.(F#(E)     (F#)
  H    Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   S S   H    H      H.      Q
|------------|-----------------|-----------|--------------||
|------------|-----------------|-----------|-------------o||
|------------|-----------------|-----------|--------------||
|------------|--------4--------|-----------|--------------||
|-4----6--7--|-6----7------7-6-|-4----2----|-0-------2---o||
|------------|-----------------|-----------|--------------||


  2.
  (G#m)        N.C.          (G#m)(E)      (C#m)(D#5)
  H    Q  Q    Q.   E H      H    Q.   E   H    H
|------------|-------------|-------------|-----------||
|------------|-------------|-------------|-----------||
|------------|-------------|-------------|-----------||
|------------|-------------|-------------|-----------||
|-4----6--7--|-6----4-3----|-4----0------|-----------||
|------------|-------------|-----------4-|-2----4----||


   Outro C
    (G#m)        (C#m)             (G#m)(E)      (C#m)
    H    Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   S S   H    Q.   E   H    Q  Q
||-------------|-----------------|-------------|------------|
||o------------|-----------------|-------------|------------|
||-------------|-----------------|-------------|------------|
||-------------|--------4--------|-------------|------------|
||o-4----6--7--|-6----7------7-6-|-4----0------|------7--6--|
||-------------|-----------------|-----------4-|-2----------|


  1.
  (G#m)        (C#m)             G#m  (F#)   (E)     (F#)
  H    Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   S S   H    H      H.      Q
|------------|-----------------|-----------|--------------||
|------------|-----------------|-----------|-------------o||
|------------|-----------------|-----------|--------------||
|------------|--------4--------|-----------|--------------||
|-4----6--7--|-6----7------7-6-|-4----2----|-0-------2---o||
|------------|-----------------|-----------|--------------||


  2.
  (G#m)        N.C.          (G#m)(E)      (F#) (D#5)
  H    Q  Q    Q.   E H      H    Q.   E   H    H
|------------|-------------|-------------|-----------||
|------------|-------------|-------------|-----------||
|------------|-------------|-------------|-----------||
|------------|-------------|-------------|-----------||
|-4----6--7--|-6----4-3----|-4----0------|-----------||
|------------|-------------|-----------4-|-2----4----||


 Outro D
  (G#m)        (C#m)             (G#m)
  H    Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   S S   H    H      W
|------------|-----------------|-----------|------|
|------------|-----------------|-----------|------|
|------------|-----------------|-----------|------|
|------------|--------4--------|-----------|------|
|-4----6--7--|-6----7------7-6-|-4---------|------|
|------------|-----------------|-----------|------|


                         SCO Vinyl
                          Slowly E=107
                          N.C.
                         6/8
  Wx3          W          Wx6        W
|------------|----------|----------|------*|
|------------|----------|----------|------*|
|------------|----------|----------|------*|
|------------|----------|----------|------*|
|------------|----------|----------|------*|
|------------|----------|----------|------*|


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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