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Sleeping Sun Tabs

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Nightwish

SLEEPING SUN
As recorded by Nightwish
(From the 1999 Album OCEANBORN)

        

Words by Tarja Turunen Music by Nightwish
Arranged by Nightwish

Gtr I (D A D G B E) - 'Emppu'
Gtr II (D A D G B E) - 'Emppu'

 Intro
  Slow Rock Q=110
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx44
|---------||
|---------||
|---------||
|---------||
|---------||
|---------||


 Verse
  Dm
  S S S S E   S S S S S S Q         W
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-----------|----------|
|
| Gtr II
| Q       S S S S E   S S S S S S   W
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0---|----------|


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


             F
  W          S S S S E   S S S S S S Q         W
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|-3-3-3-------3-3-3-3-3-----------|------|
|
| W          Q       S S S S E   S S S S S S   W
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|---------------------------------|------|
|----------|---------3-3-3-------3-3-3-3-3---|------|


  S S S S E   S S S S S S Q         W
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|-3-3-3-------3-3-3-3-3-----------|----------|
|
| Q       S S S S E   S S S S S S   W
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------------|----------|
|---------3-3-3-------3-3-3-3-3---|----------|


  Dm
  S S S S E   S S S S S S Q
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-------------|
|
| Q       S S S S E   S S S S S S
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|---------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-----|


  W          S S S S E   S S S S S S Q         H    Q  +S  S E
|----------|---------------------------------|------9--(9)-----|
|----------|---------------------------------|-----------------|
|----------|---------------------------------|-----------------|
|----------|---------------------------------|-----------------|
|----------|---------------------------------|-----------------|
|----------|-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-----------|-----------------|
|
| W          Q       S S S S E   S S S S S S   H    Q   Q
|----------|---------------------------------|----------9------|
|----------|---------------------------------|-----------------|
|----------|---------------------------------|-----------------|
|----------|---------------------------------|-----------------|
|----------|---------------------------------|-----------------|
|----------|---------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0---|-----------------|


  Bb
   S  S S S E   S S  S  S S S Q
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|--8--8-8-------8-8--8--8-8---------|
|
| +E    E   S S E   +S  S S S S S E
|-(9)-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------8-8-8---(8)---8-8-8-8-8-|


             G
  W          S S S S E   S S S S S S Q
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|-5-5-5-------5-5-5-5-5----------|
|
| W          Q       S S S S E   S S S S E
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|--------------------------------|
|----------|---------5-5-5-------5-5-5-5-5--|


                                        Chorus
             Dm
  W          W          +H     +H        W
|----------|----------|---------------||------|
|----------|----------|---------------||------|
|----------|----------|---------------||------|
|----------|-7--------|-(7)----(7)----||------|
|----------|-5--------|-(5)----(5)----||------|
|----------|----------|---------------||------|


  Wx20
|---------|
|---------|
|---------|
|---------|
|---------|
|---------|


                        Guitar Solo
                         N.C.                    Dm
                                                  ~~
  W          W           E S E S  E E +S  S Q     Q   +S  S E +Q    Q
|----------|----------||-8s3---3s10s5-(5)---8--|------------------------|
|----------|----------||-----------------------|------------------------|
|----------|----------||-----------------------|------------9-(9)--10---|
|----------|----------||-----------------------|-12--(12)---------------|
|----------|----------||-----------------------|------------------------|
|----------|----------||-----------------------|------------------------|


                            Bb
   Q   +S  S  E  +Q    Q     Q   +S  S  E  +Q    Q
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-15--(15)---15-(15)--13--|
|-10--(10)---12-(12)--14--|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|  W                         Q   +S  S  E  +Q    Q
|-------------------------|-13--(13)---13-(13)--12--|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


                  G
   H     +H        S  S  E  +S  S  S  S  H
|---------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------|-----------------------------|
|-12----(12)----|-15p14-12-(12)---17p15-14----|
|---------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------|-----------------------------|
|
|  H     +H        W
|---------------|-----------------------------|
|-13----(13)----|-----------------------------|
|---------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------|-----------------------------|


  F
   S  S  S  S  S  S  E  +Q    +S  S E
|-------------------------------------|
|-18p17p15p13-15-17-15-(15)--(15)-----|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|
|  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  +Q    +S  S E
|-17-15-13-12-13-15-13-(13)--(13)-----|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|


                            Out-Chorus
                             F
   ~~~~~~~~   ~~~~~~~~~~~
   Q   +S  S  E  +Q    Q      W               +H     +H
|-------------------------||---------------|----------------|
|-------------------------||---------------|----------------|
|-------------------------||---------------|----------------|
|---------------------15--||---------------|----------------|
|-15--(15)---17-(17)------||--3------------|--(3)----(3)----|
|-------------------------||--3------------|--(3)----(3)----|
|
|                                              >
|  Q   +S  S  E  +Q    Q      H     +H        +W
|-------------------------||---------------|----------------|
|-------------------------||---------------|----------------|
|-------------------------||-17----(17)----|-(17)-----------|
|-15--(15)---17-(17)--18--||-18----(18)----|-(18)-----------|
|-------------------------||---------------|----------------|
|-------------------------||---------------|----------------|


  C#            G#            Bb            F5
  H    +H       H    +H       H    +H       H    +H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-6----(6)----|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-4----(4)----|-6----(6)----|-8----(8)----|-3----(3)----|
|-------------|-6----(6)----|-8----(8)----|-3----(3)----|


  C#            F
  H    +H       H.     E S S   W          +H     +H
|-------------|--------------|----------|---------------|
|-------------|--------------|----------|---------------|
|-------------|--------------|----------|---------------|
|-6----(6)----|--------x-x-x-|----------|---------------|
|-4----(4)----|-3------x-x-x-|-3--------|-(3)----(3)----|
|-------------|-3------x-x-x-|-3--------|-(3)----(3)----|


  C#            D#            G#            D#
  H    +H       H    +H       H    +H       H    +H
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-6----(6)----|-8----(8)----|-------------|-8----(8)----|
|-4----(4)----|-6----(6)----|-6----(6)----|-6----(6)----|
|-------------|-------------|-6----(6)----|-------------|


  F
  W          +H     +H       W          W
|----------|---------------|----------|------*|
|----------|---------------|----------|------*|
|----------|---------------|----------|------*|
|----------|---------------|----------|------*|
|-3--------|-(3)----(3)----|----------|------*|
|-3--------|-(3)----(3)----|----------|------*|



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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