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Rush tabs for 2112 overture

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Rush - I Overture (0:00 - 4:33)


[Intro]

   A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramC9C9 A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramD MajorD
e:---------3--3--2~---3.---------|--------------------3-----2--3-----2-|
B:----1.---3--3--3~---3.---1-1-1.|----1.--3-3.----1---3--3--3--3--3--3-|
G:-1--2.---x--0--2~---0.---2-2-2.|-1--2.--x-0.-1--2.--x--0--2--x--0--2-|
D:-2--2.---2--0--0~---2.---2-2-2.|-2--2.--2-0.-2--2.--2--0--0--2--0--0-|
A:-2--0.---3--2-------3.---0-0-0.|-2--0.--3-2.-2--0.--3--2-----3--2----|
E:-0----------3------------------|-0--------3.-0---------3--------3----|

e:----------3---------------3--3--2~-|
B:-----1.---3--3.------1.---3--3--3~-|
G:--1--2.---x--0.---1--2.---x--0--2~-|
D:--2--2.---2--0.---2--2.---2--0--0~-|
A:--2--0.---3--2.---2--0.---3--2-----|
E:--0----------3.---0----------3-----|
       |       |       |
      here,  ....
   (with delayed repeats ~400 ms)

e:---------3--------------3--2.---3-----2--3-----2-----|
B:----1.---3--3.------1.--3--3.---3--3--3--3--3--3-----|
G:-1--2.---x--0.---1--2.--0--2.---x--0--2--x--0--2-----|
D:-2--2.---2--0.---2--2.--0--0.---2--0--0--2--0--0---0-|
A:-2--0.---3--2.---2--0.--2-------3--2-----3--2--------|
E:-0----------3----0------3----------3--------3--------|
      |       |       |
    here,    here, ....

These chords are played by an acoustic and another electric:

   A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramDsus4Dsus4 A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramA augmentedA
e:-15--14--12--15------------|-----------------------|
B:-----------------15~-------|-13----13-15-----------|
G:--------------------14-----|----12-------14~-------|
D:-----------------------12~-|----------------14-----|
A:---------------------------|-------------------12~-|
E:---------------------------|-----------------------|

[Riff 1]
    A chord diagramA5A5    A chord diagramB5B5                 A chord diagramA5A5 A chord diagramG5G5            A chord diagramD5D5   D/C# A chord diagramA5A5
e:-----|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-----|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-----|------------------------------------------2------------------|
D:-----|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0----2--2-2-2-2-2--|
A:--7\-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---4--0--0-0-0-0-0--|
E:--5\-|------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--------------------|

   A chord diagramE5E5    A chord diagramD5D5 D/C# A chord diagramB5B5                A chord diagramD5D5
e:----------------|--------------------------------------------|
B:----------------|--------------------------------------------|
G:-4--4-4-2-------|--------------7\----------------------------|
D:-2--2-2-0----4--|-4-4-4-4-4-4--7\----------------------------|
A:----------4--2--|-2-2-2-2-2-2--5\----------------------------|
E:----------------|--------------------------------------------|


[Riff 2]
                       A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramBm/ABm/A   A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramAmaj7Amaj7
e:--------------------------------------------------------|
B:---------------------2--3--3---7~--5--5\--2--3--3--7--7-|
G:---------------------2--4--4---7~--6--6\--2--4--4--7--7-|
D:---------------------2--4--4---7~--6--6\--2--4--4--7--7-|
A:------------0--------0--0--0-------0--0---0--0--0-------|
E:---0--2--3----3--0--------------------------------------|
                      (with phaser)


[Riff 3] - these chords are doubled by an acoustic and another electric
                     A chord diagramBB               A chord diagramB minorBm   A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramD MajorD D/C# A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramB minorBm
e:---------------------------------|-2~---3~-------------------|
B:-------------------7--7-7--7-7~--|-3~---3~--------3--3-----3-|
G:-------------------8--8-8--8-8~--|-4~---4~--------2--2--2--4-|
D:-------------------9--9-9--9-9~--|-4~---5~---7~---0--x--2--4-|
A:----------0--------9--9-9--9-9~--|-2~---5~---7~------4--0--2-|
E:-0--2--3----3--0---7--7-7--7-7~--|------3~---5~--------------|


[Riff 4]
                 A chord diagramB minorBm
e:--------------(2)---|--------------------------|--2----------------|
B:--------------(3)---|--------------------------|--3----------------|
G:o-------------(4)--o|----------------7------9\-|--4----------------|
D:o-------------(4)--o|----------------7--7---9\-|--4----------------|
A:--------0-----(2)---|--------0-------5--7---7\-|--2----------------|
E:--0-2-3---3-0--2----|--0-2-3---3-2~--5--5---7\-|-------------------|


[Riff 5]
   A chord diagramA5A5                A chord diagramG+G                 A chord diagramF5F5
e:------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:----------------------------------------------------------3--3--3-|
G:-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------2~--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--x--0--x-|
D:-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------------3~--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2--0--2-|
A:-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----3~--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3--2--3-|
E:----------------0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3--0--1~--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----3----|


[Riff 6]
   A chord diagramFF
e:----------------------------------------------------------|
B:-----------------------------5----------------------------|
G:-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---5----------------------------|
D:-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---5----------------------------|
A:-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3----------------------------|
E:-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--------------------------------|


[Riff 7] - Doubled by an acoustic guitar (and two other electrics)
   A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramD5D5  A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramG5G5
e:-------------------------------------------------------|
B:-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------|
G:-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------|
D:-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---7---4-4-4-4-4-4-4---5-----------------|
A:-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---5---2-2-2-2-2-2-2---5-----------------|
E:-------------------------------------3-----------------|


[Riff 8] - Doubled by an acoustic guitar
    A chord diagramEsus2Esus2          A chord diagramDsus2Dsus2          A chord diagramCsus2Csus2
e:--7--7-7-7-7-7---5--5-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------|
B:--7--7-7-7-7-7---5--5-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------|
G:--9--9-9-9-9-9---7--7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------|
D:--9--9-9-9-9-9---7--7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-5-5-5---------------------|
A:--7--7-7-7-7-7---5--5-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------------------|

Progression:

[Free time]


[Intro] x1


[Riff 1] x3

First half of [Riff 1] x1


[Riff 2] x4


[Riff 3] x1

Last half of [Riff 3] x1


[Riff 4] x2, last time without final A chord diagramB minorBm


[Riff 5] x1

[Guitar Solo]  (trill; 0tr2 = 0h2p0h2p0h2p0 etc)
                   \/
e:-----------------------------------------------------------------5-7---|
B:-8---------0------------------------------------5-7-8b10~--8b10--------|
G:-7b9r7b9~----0~-0tr2~--------------------5-6--7------------------------|
D:-----------------------3~----------5-6-7-------------------------------|
A:----------------------------5--6-7-------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-8b10~~(10)~~(10)~~r8~---5h8p5------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------8-8b10~---10b12~~(12)~--10b12~~--10b13~~-|
G:------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e:--------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-10b12~~(12)~~--10b13--10b13r10--8h10p8-----------------------|
G:----------------------------------------9--5h7p5---7b9-5~~~---|
D:-------------------------------------------------7------------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------|

e:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-------[5]-----[7]-[5]---------------------------------------------|
D:-5--7------[7]---------[7]~~----7p5---7--5s3~~~~-------------------|
A:------------------------------------7------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

This riff is played 3 1/2 times under the guitar solo:

   A chord diagramAm7Am7          A chord diagramC/GC/G          A chord diagramFF                A chord diagramC5C5  A chord diagramG5G5 A chord diagramC5C5
e:--------0------------0---|----------1-----------------------|
B:----------1------------1-|------------1---------------------|
G:-----0------0------0-----|------2-----------5------5--------|
D:-2-2-------------2-------|----3-------------5---5--5--------|
A:-0-----------------------|-3----------------3---5--3--------|
E:--------------3----------|-1--------------------3-----------|


[Riff 6] x1


[Riff 7] x2


[Riff 7] x2 along with this line played by yet another electric and
        acoustic guitar, two times:

    A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramG+G
e:-------7-7-7-7-7----5--------------7-7-7-7-7----3------------------|
B:-------7-7-7-7-7-x--7---x-x--------7-7-7-7-7-x--3---x-x------------|
G:-------7-7-7-7-7-x--7---x-x--------7-7-7-7-7-x--4---x-x------------|
D:--/9-------------x--7---x-x---/9-------------x--5---x-x------------|
A:--/9-------------x--5---x-x---/9-------------x--5---x-x------------|
E:--/7--------------------------/7----------------3------------------|


[Riff 8] x1


[Riff 7] x1


[Riff 8] x1


[Riff 7] x2

Play over [Riff 7] x2: (This is the 1812 Overture FYI)

e:------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|
B:--------4-------4-------|-------4-------4--------|-------4-------4------|
G:o---4-6---6-4-6---4-4~-o|---4-6---6-4-6---4-4~---|---4-6---6-4-6---4-[4]|
D:o-4--------------------o|-4----------------------|-4--------------------|
A:------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|
E:------------------------|------------------------|----------------------|

|-------2---------2----------------------|
|-3--3--3---3--3--3---3------------------|
|-x--0--2---x--0--2---0---1--1--1--1--1~-|
|-2--0--0---2--0--0---0---2--2--2--2--2~-|
|-3--2------3--2------2---2--2--2--2--2~-|
|----3---------3------3---0--0--0--0--0~-|

With phaser:

  A chord diagramC majorC                 Dadd4   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG/BG/B  A chord diagramA minorAm
|-----------3~-----------------------0~-----|
|-------------1~--1-----3------------1~-----|
|---------0---------------0---0---0--2~-----|
|-------2-------2-----4--------------2~-----|
|-0-2-3-------------5-------3---2----0~-----|
|-------------------------------------------|
  And the meek shall ....

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