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Portsmouth - Live in Berling tab

Song: Portsmouth.
Live: Berlin 2000   (Art In Heaven).
Author: Mike Oldfield.


This tab is just my interpretation of the song, and probably it does
not show the real author's work.  If you find any mistake contact me,
please.


Moisés Ferrer Serra
oldfield@byaku.net


Tab notation:
s	slide
h	hammer on
p	pull off
b	bend
r	release bend
u	unpitched mute

More information about the notation at www.oldfield.byaku.net



Well, here is the tab of the Portsmouth song, played live in Berlin concert.
I think there are two guitars playing, one playing chords and other playing
different tunes, but it's too difficult to me to separate them.  So I tabbed
in a form that you can play both of them (well, it sounds similar, I think).
If you would like to play this with two guitars, play chords with one (with
a distorted sound) and play the tunes with other (the sound changes along the
song).





Chords

      C               F               G
E|----8---|     E|----8---|     E|---10---|
B|----8---|     B|---10---|     B|---12---|
G|----9---|     G|---10---|     G|---12---|
D|---10---|     D|---10---|     D|---12---|
A|---10---|     A|----8---|     A|---10---|
E|----8---|     E|----8---|     E|---10---|





     (0:48)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------10---10-------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------10---10-------------------------|
D|---10-10-10-10----10-9--------10-10-10-10----10-10-10---10-10-10-10-10----9-10-----|
A|---------------10------10-10u-------------10----------8----------------10----------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------10-10-10-------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------10-10-10-------------------------------------|
D|---10u-----10----10-10-10-10----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10----10-9-----10-10-10----|
A|-------10u----10-------------10----------------------------10------10u-------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------10------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------10----10----------------------9------9----------------------9-------|
D|---10----10-10----10-10-10-10-10-10----9-10-10-----10-10-10-10-10----9-10-10-------|
A|------10----10--------8-------------10---------10u----------------10------10-10----|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------8----|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------10---10-------------------|
G|----9----------------------------------------------------10---10-------------------|
D|---10-10-10-10-10-------------10-12-10-10-10-10----10-10-10---10-10-10-10-10-------|
A|---10----------------7-8---10-------------------10----------8----------------10----|
E|------------------10-----10--------------------------------------------------------|


E|---------------------------------------------------------------8-------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------12--8-------------------|
G|---------9-----9-----------9--9-----9----------------------12--9-------------------|
D|---9-10-10----10-10-10----10-10-10-10----------------------12-10-10u-10u-----------|
A|-----------10----10----10-10-10----10-10p7------7h8----10u-10-10---------10u-10u---|
E|-------------------------------------------8h10-----10-----------------------------|


E|---------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------8h10p8-------------------|
G|----9-10u-10u-10----------------12-----------|
D|---10-10u-10u-10-10--------9-10----10-10-----|
A|---10----------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|




     (1:30)
     C                 F                 c                 G                 C
E|-------8--------8--8-----8--------8--8-----8--------8--8----10-------10-10-----8---|
B|-------8--------8--8----10-------10-10-----8--------8--8----12-------12-12-----8---|
G|-------9--------9--9----10-------10-10-----9--------9--9----12-------12-12-----9---|
D|---10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-10-10---|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                 F                 C           G           C
E|----------8--8-----8--------8--8--------8--8-------10-10--------8--8--------8--8---|
B|----------8--8----10--------8--8--------8--8-------12-12--------8--8--------8--8---|
G|----------9--9----10-------10-10--------9--9-------12-12--------9--9--------9--9---|
D|---10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                       F                    c                 G                 C
E|-------8--------8--8--------8--------8--8-----8--------8--8-------10-------10------|
B|-------8--------8--8-------10-------10-10-----8--------8--8-------12-------12------|
G|-------9--------9--9-------10-------10-10-----9--------9--9-------12-------12------|
D|---10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-10---|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                    F                    C           F
E|----8--------8--8--------8--------8--8--------8--8-------10----8-------|
B|----8--------8--8-------10-------10-10--------8--8-------12------------|
G|----9--------9--9-------10-------10-10--------9--9-------12-------9----|
D|---10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-10---10----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------10----|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------8----|




     (1:52)
     C                 F  C           G  C
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------12-12-12-12------|
G|----9--9--9--9--9--9-10--9--9--9--9-12--9-10--9-10--9-12-12-12-12------|
D|---10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-10---|
A|---10-10-10-10-10-10--8-10-10-10-10-10-10--8--8--8--8-10-10-10-10-10---|
E|----8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-10--8--8--8--8--8--------------8---|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------10--8--8--8-----------------------------|
G|---7-9p7------7------10--9--9--9-9-12-12-12--9--9------------|
D|---------10-7---7-10-10-10-10-10---12-------10-10-10-10-10---|
A|------------------------10-10-10---10-------10-10-10-10-10---|
E|-----------------------------------10--------8--8--8--8--8---|




     (2:02)
E|-----8-10b12r10-8p7-8-8-8----8-8----------------------------------------------------|
B|---8---------------------------------------------------------------------------10---|
G|---------------------------9------9-9----9h10-12-12-12-12--9--9-7-9h7------7---10---|
D|--------------------------10-----10---12------12-12-12-12-10-10-------10-9---7-10---|
A|--------------------------10-----10-----------10-10-10-10-10-10-----------------8---|
E|---------------------------8------8-----------10-10-10-10--8--8---------------------|

E|----------------8-------10--------8-----8--------8-------8-------8--8--8--8--8------|
B|---10-10--------8-------12--------8-----8--------8-------8------10-10-10--8--8------|
G|---10-10--9-----9--9----12--9-----9-----9--9-----9--9----9-10---10-10-10--9--9------|
D|---10-10-10----10-10----12-10----10----10-10----10-10---10-10---10-10-10-10-10------|
A|----8--8----10-10----10-10----10-10-10-10----10-10----9-10----8--8------------------|
E|----------------8-------10--------8--8--8--------8-------8-------8------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------8--8--8---12p8---10-8-8-8---|
B|----------------------13-15-15h17p15-13-13h15h17p15p13-10-10-10-8------8----8-------|
G|---9r7-------------------------------------------------10-10-10-------------9-------|
D|-------12-10-10b12r10----------------------------------10-10-10---------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------8--8--8---------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---8----------------------------13-12-------12-------------------8--------8--8--8---|
B|-----13-15-15h17p15-13----13-13-------13-------13-13h15-12-------8--------8--8-10---|
G|-----------------------16----------------12----------------12--9-9--9--9--9--9-10---|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------10---10-10-10-10-10---|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------10----------------8---|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------8----------------8---|




     (2:31)
E|---13b15-12-12s13-12----------12----15-19b20-20-22b24r22-22-20r19-20----------20----|
B|---------------------15-13-13----13----------------------------------20----20-------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------21----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---20-20-22-22-22-20----20-22-24-22-20-20----20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-24-20----20----|
B|---------------------20-------------------22-22----------22----------------20-------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|---22----------20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-20-22-24----20-19-20-------------------|
B|------20----20----------------------------------------20----------20----20----20----|
G|---------21----------------------------------------------------------21----21-------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------------------------17----------19-20-22-19-20----|
B|------------------------------15-17-15-------18----------18-20-20-------------------|
G|---22-21-19-19-19-19-19s17-17----------17-17----17-17-------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------|
B|---20-17-20----17--------------|
G|------------17-------17--------|
D|------------------17----14-----|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|



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