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"Tales from Topographic Oceans"


(guitar parts by Steve Howe; Words by Jon Anderson)

(acoustic guitar tab)

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------Index:
1. Intro ("The Revealing Science of God")
2. and
3. Parts after the Intro (:
4. Guitar part from "The Remembering" (As the silence of season...)
5. a.,b.,c. and d. Acoustic part of "The Ancient"
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------I. "p" pull of
II. "h" hammer on
III. -*--- (repeat)
-*-

1.Intro
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----9-----9-----9-----9-----9-----9-----...and so on...------------|
-7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----------------------------|

2.
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--9--8----------------|-7--6----------------|--9--8----------------|
--------9-------------|-------7-------------|--------9-------------|
----------------6-----|---------------4-----|----------------6-----|
--7--7--7-7-9-7---9-7-|-5--5--5-5-7-5---7-5-|--7--7--7-7-9-7---9-7-|

----------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
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--7--6----------------|-9--8----------------|-7--6-----------------|
--------7-------------|-------9-------------|-------7--------------|

----------------4-----|---------------6-----|---------------4------|
--5--5--5-5-7-5---7-5-|-7--7--7-7-9-7---9-7-|-5--5--5-5-7-5---7-5--|
3.
----------------------|---------------------|-0--0--2--4----5--7------------------------|---------------------|-0---------------------9--8----------------|-7--6-----5--4-------|-1--1--2--4---6--8-----------9-------------|-------7--------5----|-2-----------------------------------6-----|---------------------|-2---------------------7--7--7-7-9-7---9-7-|-5-----5--3-----3----|-0--------------------

--5--4-------------|-0--0--2--4----5--7--5--4-------------|------------5-------------|-0----------------------5-------------|--------6---4-------------|-1--1--2--4---6--8--6---4-------------|------------6-------------|-2----------------------6-------------|------------7-------------|-2----------------------7-------------|--------------0-0-0--0--0-|-0------------------------0-0-0--0--0-|--------

-0--0--2--4--------5-------7-------9-------11----------------------0-----------------------------------------------------------------1--1--2--4-------6-------8--------9-------11----------------------2-----------------------------------------------------------------2-----------------------------------------------------------------0----------0-0-0----0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----0--0---0-------------

-12---12--12--12--12-----12-|---12--12--12--12--------------|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|------13--13--h14-p13--11--9--12-|-12--14--12--11--9(slide down)-|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|----------------------------(3)|------

4. (repeat this part several times with a short rest a marked note
(x) in one version; 7/8 !!)
(Vocals: As the silence of season...)
----------|----------x0---------------|---------------------|---------------|-------1-----0-------------|-------1---0---------|-----*---------|---2-------------0---------|---2---------0------*|---------0--2--|3--------------------0--2--|3----------------0---|-----*---------|---------------------------|--------------------*|------(3)---3--|-1---1---1-3---3---3----3--|-1---1---1-3---3---3-|------

5. This is the complete transcribtion of the acoustic part of "The


Ancient". Try to realise it with the original song...
5.a. Intro

-------0--2-----0--0--0----0--5-p2h5p5-----------------------------2--3--------2------2--2---------------5-3-2-0-0-----------------------------------------------------------------4---------------------------------------------0-------------------2-------------------------0--------4----4--4-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5.b. (Vocals: Does the leaves of green stay greener...)


--------0-----2--0-----------0--------------------------------------2--3-----2--------3--2--3-----3--0---------------------------------------------------------------------1--2--4----------------------------------0-----------------------------------------------------0--2--4--0-----4--2--0--2--4--2--------------------------------------------------------------------4---0--2--4---------------------

--------0-----2--0--------0----0--0--0------------------------------2--3-----2--------3--2-----------------------------------------------------------------------7--7--7--7-----------------------------------------0-----------------------------------------------------0--2--4--0-----4--2--0--4--------------------------------------------------------------------7---7--7--7(slide down to 3)----------

5.c. Refrain
Strumming:
G
C
G
C
...And I heard a milliom voices singing
G
F
acting to the story....

(Vocals: Does one child know the secret...)


--------0-----2--0--------0-------------0--------------------------2--3-----2--------3--2-----3-------2-----3-----2----------------------------------------------4--1----------4-1-------------------------------0------------------------------------...and so on...
--0--2--4--0-----4--2--0--4--2-------0--4--2-----0----------------------------------------------4--0----------4-0------------------

5.d. "Lalala"-Part: A/E/A/E/A...... (strumming)

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