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PERUVIAN SKIES (Bassline)

As recorded by Dream Theater


(From the 1997 Album FALLING INTO INFINITY)
Words by
Music by
Myung &

A Intro
P = 56
H g 44 V f V V gV f V
V fV gV f V V
1
U V V
Gtr I

T
A 3
3 2 4 3 2
B 0 (0) 1 0 2 1
sl.

g V
I 44 j lu
Gtr II
M
2 1/2

7
T
A
B

Hg gV f V V f V V V f V V gV f V
VV VVV V fV gV f V V
5
U W W V V
T
A 3
2 4 3 2 3 2 4 3 2
B 0 0 2 1 0 3 2 0 1 0 2 1
sl.

g W VV
j j W V j
I V W V V V

O [[[[[[[ 1/4M 1/2 M


T
(7)
3 (3)
2 (2) (2) (2)
O
A
B
sl. sl.
B 1st Verse

g V V V V V t t
V
9H V V V V V
V V V v W V V V V W V V V V V V V
let ring N.H.
[4]
T
A 12 14
10 9 14 10 9
B 0 10 12 (12) 0 0 0 0
12 8 8 7 7 8 7
sl. sl. sl. sl.
sl. sl. sl. sl.
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g V V VV V VV V
13 H V V V V V V V V
V VV W V V W V eV W V VV V
T 7 9 7 9
A 10 10 10 10 9
B 10 12 12 12 0 0 10 12 10 0
5 12 8 7 11 8 7 7
sl. sl. sl. sl.
sl. sl.

C Chorus

H g 68 c
V V V V V
17
V V V V V V
T
A
B 10 12 (12) 3 15
10 (10) 5 12
sl. sl.
sl. sl.

g6 WW WWW WW
I 8 W W
Gtr II mf
T 1 0 0
A 2 0 0
2 2 0
B

Hg W c
20
V V V W
T
A 0
B
10 (10) 5
sl.

g WW WWW
I WWW W
T 1 0
A 2 2 0
4 2 2
B 5

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Hg c V V V V
23
V V V fW V V

T
A 10 12
B 12
8 (8) 6 10 (10)
sl. sl.

g WW VV
I W f WWW V VVV
T 0 1 0
A 0 2 2
0 3 2
B 3

Hg
V V V V V V V V fW
26

T
A
B
8 8 (8) 7 7 (7) 6
sl. sl.

g VV VV
I V VVV V VVV f WW
T 1 0 1 1
A 0 4
2 4 3
B 7

V V
H g 44 V
V VV V V VVVV V f V VgVf V V
VV V V V Vf V V gVf V
29
W W V V v V
T
A 1214 3
10 10 9 3 2 4 3 2
B 0 10 1210 0 0 101212(12) 0 1 0 2 1
12 8 7 12
sl. sl. sl. sl. sl.
sl.

g V j VV VVV
I 44 k
3
W V V
V V VV VVV V VVVVVV V Vf V VV
3

T 5 3 5
A 4 2 2 2
5 2 2 5 2
B 2 5 2 5 0 5 0 5
5 1

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D 2nd Verse
V V V
Hg V VVV V VVV V
V V V V
33
W V W V V
T 7 9 (9)
A 10
B 0 10 12 0 0 10 12 12 3 2
12 8 7 12
sl. sl. sl.
sl.

g c
I WWW VV gVVV WW V VV VV VV j l gVVV VV VV VV VV V V V
V W gV V V VV V V V V V V VV
mf
T 2 2 5
A 4 2 4 4 4 2 4 2
5 2 5 7 0 5 5 2 5 5 2 2
B 5 5 4 0 5 5 5 5 0 2

g V V
37 H
V
V VV V
U W V V W Ve V W V VV V
T 7 9
A 10 10
B 0 0 3 2 0 10 1210 0
11 8 7 (7)
sl. sl.
sl. sl.

g c
V V V V VV VV V V Ve V V V V
I VV VV VV l VV l VV lgVVV VVV e V V l l V V V V V V V V V V V V V VVV VVV VVV l VVV l VVV VVVgVVV V V VV
V
T 2 5 5 5 5 2 5 3
A 2 4 3 2 3 2 3 2 3 2 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 3 2
5 5 5 5 2 5 5 2 5 2 5 2 5 5 5 5 2 5 5 2
B 5 5 5 5 5 5 2 5 5 5 5 5 5 2

H g 68
E Chorus
41
W W W
T
A
B 5 0 3

g
I 68 WW
W WWW WW
W
mf
T 1
A 2 4 4
2 5 5
B 7 5

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Hg
44

W W W
T
A
B
3 10 5

g WW WWW
I WWW W
T 1
A 2 2 4
4 2 5
B 5 7

Hg V V V V
47
W fW V V V V V V V V V V
T
A 10 12
B 12
8 6 10 (10) 8 8 (8) 7 7
sl. sl.

g VV VV VV
I WWW f WWW V VVV V VVV V VVV

T 1 0 1 0 1
A 4 2 2 0 4
5 3 2 2 4
B 5 3 7

P = 75
H g 12
8 fV V V V V V V V V V V V fV V V V V V V V V V V V
52

T
A
B
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

g U
I 12
8 fU WW VV
V gV V gV V V gV V gV
V eV fV
T 1 (1)
A 3 (3)
B 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

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F Interlude
P = 84
Hg V V V
54
W V V V V V V V u u W V V
T
A 0 0 2 3 5 7
B 0 2 3 0 2 3

g W V V WW
I WW V V V V V V V W V V
T 5 3 5 5
A 4 2 2 4 5 4
2 4 5 2 4 5
B

Hg f
fV V V V V V eV V V V V V gV V
57
W
T
A 1 1 1 1 1 1
B 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 3

g fW eV V V gV f V gV f V V
I f WW e VV gV f V gV f V f V f WW V
W gV
6 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
T 6 3 4 3 2 1 0 5
A 5 3 4
3 2 4 5
B

H
59
V V V V V Vu Vu V W gV V V V V V V V eV V V V V V
T
A 0 0 2 3 5 7 1 1 1 1 1 1
B 0 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 1

WW eV V gV V
I V VVVV V V WW
W gV V W e VV V f V V gV V e V f V V gV

6
T 3 5 5 6 3
A 2 2 4 5 4 5 3 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
2 4 5 3
B

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G Guitar Solo

H V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
62
V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
B

UUU UU UUU
8va

I U
17 17 15
T 18 17 17
A 19 17 17
B

H
VVVVVVVVVVVV VVVVVVVVVVVV VVVVVVVVVVVV VVVVVVVVVVVV
65

T
A 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
B 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

U UUU UU UUU
8va

I UU U
15 17 17 15
T 15 18 17 17
A 16 19 17 17
B

H eV V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
69 V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2
T
A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
B
H H H H

U WW WWW WW WWW
8va

I eUU W W
13 1 0 1 0
T 11 3 1
A 10 2 2
B

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V V
72 H
V V V V V V V V V V eV V V V V V V V V
0 2
T
A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
B
H

W eUUU
I WW WWW
1 0
T 0 6
A 2 3
3
B

H Interlude
P = 126
g c c
74 H 4
4 V V V Vc V eV V V V V V V V
c
V V V V eV V V gV f V V f V V
T
A 2 4 3 2
B 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 1

Hg c eV
c c eV
c
V gV f V V f V V
V V V V V
78
V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A 2 4 3 2
B 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 1

Hg k c k c V eV k ck k ck V
V V V V V V V V V V V fV
82
V V V V V V V V
T
A 2
B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1
8 3
sl.
sl.

Hg k c k k c k c
V eV
V
86
V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 7 6
3
sl.

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V
88 Hg k c k V eV V k c k gV fV
V V V V V V
T 7 6 5
A 9 8 7
B 0 0 0 0 0 0

g V V V
I V V V V gV V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V gV
V gV V
Gtr II
5
T 2 3 5
A 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 4 2 4
2 2 2 2 2 2 2
B 5 4 5 4 5 4 5

90 Hg k c k V eV V k c k c
V eV
V V V V V V
T
A 9 8 7
B 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 6

g V V V
I V V V V gV V V V V V V V V V V V V V gV
V V V V gV V V V V V
5
T 2 3 5
A 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 4 2 4
2 2 2 2 2 2 2
B 5 4 5 4 5 4 5

V
92 Hg k c k V eV V k c k gV fV
V V V V V V
T 7 6 5
A 9 8 7
B 0 0 0 0 0 0

g V V V V V V
V V
I V V V V gV V V V V V gV V V gV
V V V V gV V V V V V
5 5
T 2 3 5 2 3 5
A 2 2 2 4 2 4 2 2 2 4 2 4
2 2 2 2 2 2
B 5 4 5 5 4 5

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V
94 Hg k c k V eV V k c k gV fV
V V V V V V
T 7 6 5
A 9 8 7
B 0 0 0 0 0 0

g V V V V V V
V V
I V V V V gV V V V V V gV V V gV
V V V V gV V V V V V
5 5
T 2 3 5 2 3 5
A 2 2 2 4 2 4 2 2 2 4 2 4
2 2 2 2 2 2
B 5 4 5 5 4 5

96 Hg V V c V V c
V V V V V V V u V V V V V V V V V V V V V u V V V V V V
T
A 2 (2) 2 (2)
B
5 5 5 5 5 3 5 5 3 3 5 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 5 3 3 5 3 1

g j k c j k c
I V U V U
tr[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ tr[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[
T
A 2 (8) (2)(8) 2 (8) (2)(8)
B

100 Hg V V c V V c
V V V V V V V u V V V V V V V V V V V V V u V V V V V V
T
A 2 (2) 2 (2)
B
5 5 5 5 5 3 5 5 3 3 5 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 5 3 3 5 3 5

g j k c j k c
I V U V U
tr[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ tr[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[
T
A 2 (8) (2)(8) 2 (8) (2)(8)
B

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104 Hg V V V eV V V V eV V V V V V V V eV V V V eV V V V V
V V V V
T
A 7 5 5 7 5 5
B 0 7 6 5 0 7 6 5 3 5 3 0 7 6 5 0 7 6 5 3 5 3

g V V V eV V V V eV V V V V V V V eV V V V eV V V V V
I V V V V
T 5 3 3 5 3 3
A 4 3 2 4 3 2 4 3 2 4 3 2
2 2 5 7 5 2 2 5 7 5
B

108 Hg V V V eV V V V eV V V V V V V V eV V V V eV V V V V
V V V V
T
A 7 5 5 7 5 5
B 0 7 6 5 0 7 6 5 3 5 3 0 7 6 5 0 7 6 5 3 5 3

g V V V eV V V V eV V V V V V V V eV V V V eV V V V V
I V V V V
T 5 3 3 5 3 3
A 4 3 2 4 3 2 4 3 2 4 3 2
2 2 5 7 5 2 2 5 7 5
B

H g 46
I Chorus
112
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

g UUU UU
I 46
8va

U UU
mf
12 12
T 13 12
A 14 12
14 14
B

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Hg
V V V V V V V V V V V V
114

V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

8va

g W VV VV VV W VV e V f V V gV V gV V f V gV V
I WW V V V f WWW VV V V gV V gV V

T 15
A 16 17 16 14
17 15 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
B 17 17

Hg
116
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A
B 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

g 8va
UUU UU
I U U
12 12
T 13 12
A 14 12
14
B

Hg
V V V V V V V V V V V V fV V V V V V V V V V V V
118

T
A
B 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

g fUU
8va

I UUU fU
13
T 15 13
A 16 10
17
B

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Hg
120
VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV
T
A
B 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

WW WWW WWW
8va

g WW
I
17 19 20 19
T 17 20
A 21
B

Hg
V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V fV V V V V V V V V V V V
122

T
A
B 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

g WWW WWW fUU


8va

I
20 19 20
T 19 18
A 21
B

H g 44
J Outro

c c c c
124
V V V V V eV V V V V V V V V V V V eV V V gV f V V f V V
T
A 2 4 3 2
B 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 1

Hg c eV
c c eV
c
V gV f V V f V V
V V V V V
128
V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A 2 4 3 2
B 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 1

Hg c eV
c c eV
c
V gV f V V f V V
V V V V V
132
V V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A 2 4 3 2
B 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 1

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Hg c e Vc c e Vc V gV f V V f V V j
VVVVV
1
V VVVV V V VVVV V VV
T
A 2 4 3 2
B 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 1 0 0

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