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Misc Soundtrack guitar tabs for Love theme from the godfather mandolin

Love Theme From The Godfather Mandolin tab by Misc Soundtrack

Misc Soundtrack guitar tabs for Love theme from the godfather mandolin

Guitar tabs with lyrics

  • Tuning: Standard tuning
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
The tuning is GDAe. This theme was written by Nino Rota and conducted by Carlo Savina and released for the
official Godfather soundtrack in 1972: https://www.youtube.com/watch v=zbSMCyJkUmI

Originally an instrumental, it would later have lyrics added in various languages. The Sicilian version
`Brucia la terra` was most popular from making an appearance in The Godfather Part III. Other version are
`Speak softly, love` in English, `Parla più piano` in Italian, `Pale plus bas` in French and `Amor háblame
dulcemente` in Spanish. Here, I worked out the original score and transposed the harmonica and flute sections
to the mandolin. As it`s an instrumental, the piece does not have a verse, bridge or chorus segments.

If you would like to see my video lesson, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch v=8LRw15C3C4A

  [0:01 tonic G, mandolin and strings]

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------3-3-3-6-6-6-5-5-5-3-3-3-6-6-6-3-3-3-5-5-5-3-3-3----------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-5-5-5-------------------------------------------------6-6-6--8-8-8--5-5-5.-|
A chord diagramG+G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                              all notes tremolo

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------3-3-3-6-6-6-5-5-5-3-3-3-6-6-6-3-3-3-5-5-5-3-3-3--------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-5-5-5-------------------------------------------------5-5-5-4-4-4-3-3-3.-|
A chord diagramG+G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                              all notes tremolo

e|-------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------2-2-2-5-5-5-------------2-2-2-3-3-3-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-3-3-3-6-6-6-------------3-3-3-6-6-6-------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-------------------------------------------------|
                             all notes tremolo

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------1-1-1-8-8-8-6-6-6-5-5-5-8-8-8-6-6-6.-6-6-6-5-5-5.-5-5-5-------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-5-5-5---------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-5-5-5-|
                             all notes tremolo

e|--------|  |---------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-3-3-2--|  |--1-1-1-5-5-5-3-3-3--------------|---------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------|  |--------------------6-6-6-5-5-5.-|-5-5-5-8-8-8-5-5-5-3-3-3.-3-3-3-6-6-6-4-4-4-5-5-5.-|
A chord diagramG+G|--------|  |---------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
 no tremolo                  all notes tremolo

  [0:47 transposed from harmonica]

e|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---3-6-3/5-3-6-3-3/5-3------------|---3-6-3/5-3-6-3-3/5-3------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-5---------------------5/6-8-5tr.-|-5---------------------6\5-4-3tr.-|
A chord diagramG+G|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|

e|------------------------|-------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----2-2/5tr------2-3tr-|-------------------------2-3tr-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-3-6----------3-6-------|---1-8-6-5-8-6-6h8p6-5-5-------|
A chord diagramG+G|------------------------|-5-----------------------------|


  [1:18 mandolin and strings]

e|--------|  |---------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-3-3-2--|  |--1-1-1-5-5-5-3-3-3--------------|--------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--------|  |--------------------6-6-6-5-5-5.-|-5-5-5-8-8-8-5-5-5-3-3-3.-3-3-3-6-6-6-4-4-4-5-5-5-|
A chord diagramG+G|--------|  |---------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
 no tremolo                  all notes tremolo


  [1:35 key change tonic Bb. Transposed from flute]

  A chord diagramBb7Bb7
e|-1-|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-1-|---6-9-8-6-9-6-6/8-6-----------|---6-9-8-6-9-6-6/8-6----------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-0-|-8-------------------9-11-8tr.-|-8-------------------8-7-6tr.-|
A chord diagramG+G|-1-|-------------------------------|------------------------------|

e|------------4-7-10-11tr-|-----------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----5-8tr--------------|-----4-2-1-4-2.-2-1.-1-0-1tr-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-6-9--------------------|-1-4-------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|------------------------|-----------------------------|


  [2:05 mandolin and strings]

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------6-6-6-9-9-9-8-8-8-6-6-6-9-9-9-6-6-6-8-8-8-6-6-6-----------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-8-8-8-------------------------------------------------9-9-9-11-11-11-8-8-8.-|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                    all notes tremolo

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------6-6-6-9-9-9-8-8-8-6-6-6-9-9-9-6-6-6-8-8-8-6-6-6--------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-8-8-8-------------------------------------------------8-8-8-7-7-7-6-6-6.-|
A chord diagramG+G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                    all notes tremolo

e|-------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------5-5-5-8-8-8-------------5-5-5-6-6-6-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-6-6-6-9-9-9-------------6-6-6-9-9-9-------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-------------------------------------------------|
                    all notes tremolo

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------4-4-4-2-2-2-1-1-1-4-4-4-2-2-2.-2-2-2-1-1-1.-1-1-1-5-5-5-6-6-6-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-1-1-1-4-4-4---------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                    all notes tremolo


**** Tab legend:

tr   tremolo (rapid up and down picking)
.    stop
/    slide up
\    slide down
h    hammer on
p    pull off

Love Theme From The Godfather Mandolin tab

Misc Soundtrack guitar tabs for Love theme from the godfather mandolin Mandolin tab in GDAe. Original score by Nino Rota with mandolin, harmonica, flute and strings transposals.

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