#1
Hey everyone! I was hoping someone could help me find a tab for the song La Villa Strangiato by Rush, but NOT THE STUDIO VERSION. I'm talking about the live version from "A Show Of Hands" (1988). All I really need help with is the solo. If you cannot find a tab, I would ask for your help in constructing one.

Here's a video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYEmQN0IJyc
The solo section is from 1:35-2:57.

I've also a higher quality MP3 if you need it: http://www.trfmusicians.com/media/uhp2/repository/172/LaVillaASOH.mp3

I actually started my own tab in INSTAB. It is below:

-|-------|---|---|-----------|---------|------------|------|----------------|-
-|-------|---|---|-----------|-10b12---|------10b12-|-10---|-x-x------------|-
-|-8-----|---|---|-x-x-------|---------|------------|------|----------------|-
-|-------|---|---|-----------|---------|------------|------|----------------|-
-|-------|---|---|-----------|---------|------------|------|----------------|-
-|-------|---|---|-----------|---------|------------|------|----------------|-
                                                                              

-|------------------------|----------------------|---------------------10-8-|-
-|--5-6-8-6-5-------------|----------------------|-----------10-8-10-8------|-
-|------------7-5-7b9-7-5-|-7-5-4----------7-5p4-|-h5p4h5-------------------|-
-|------------------------|----------------------|--------7-----------------|-
-|------------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-
-|------------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-
                                                                              

-|-7-8-7----------------------|-----------------------------------------------
-|-------8-\10----------------|-----------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------|---5-7-----------------------------------------
-|----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------
         ^^^^hold, then slide                                                 



Feel free to correct the parts I've done, and add to it.

Finally, just a quick side note: the song is written in 7/8 time, so keep that in mind.

Thanks a lot!
We sometimes catch a window
A glimpse of what's beyond
Last edited by Show Don't Tell at Jun 26, 2009,
#2
Make up you own...Big Al plays it slightly differently every show.

It's basically Am pentatonic with some natural minor passing notes...Once you capture the feel, the notes kinda play themselves.

The SECOND solo in that song is crazy and neurotic...I have a recording of the second half of La Villa on myprofile....with an improvised solo in attempt to capture that "feel".
Last edited by BeerChurch at Jun 27, 2009,