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Xanadu  Rush

Subject : Xanadu tabs
Transcription by Charles Grogan (s3sijdp@sae.towson.edu)
intro riff
[1]  
 
 --12-------11---------12------11--------
 -----10-12----9--10------10-12---9--10--
 9-------------------9-------------------
 ----------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------

main theme
[2] [3]  
 
 --0- --------------------------------- ----------------------------------
 --0- --------------------------------- ----------------------------------
 --4- --------------------------------- ----------------------------------
 --2- -0-------4-2-0---0--------------- ----------------------------------
 --2- ---4-2-0-------4---4-2-0->-4-2-0- ----------------------------------
 0--- --------------------------------- ----------------------------------

long scale after main theme
[4]  
 
 ----------------------------------------------------------------0- ----------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------0- ----------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------4- ----------
 0-------4-2-0---2-0-----0---------------------------------------2- ----------
 --4-2-0-------4-----4-2---4-2-0-4-2-0---2-0-----0-------------2-2- ----------
 --------------------------------------4-----4-2---4-2-0-4-2-0---0- ----------

chord work:
First time- guitar, percussion and synth come in
2nd-bass comes in
3rd-full drums kit, synth fades out
[5]  
 
 ---5--2--0--0---
 9--7--4--2--0---
 9--7--4--2--4---
 9--7--4--2--5---
 7--5--2--0--5---
 ------------3---

Fourth time:
[6]  
 
 ---5-2-0----0-----0-------0---0-----------0----0-0-0-
 -9-7-4-2--2----0-------0-------0-----------0---0-0-0-
 -9-7-4-2-2---4-------3-----1-----1-----------1-4-3-6-
 -9-7-4-2-----5-----4-------2-----------2-------5-3-7-
 -7-5-2-0-----5-----4-------2---------2---------5-2-7-
 -------------3-----2-------0-------0-----------3-2-5-

[7]  
 
 -------0-----------0------0-0-0-
 ---------0-----------0----0-0-0-
 -----------1-----------1--4-3-8-
 -----2-----------2--------5-4-9-
 ---2-----------2----------5-4-9-
 -0-----------0------------3-2-7-

Progression during lyrics ('To seek...')
8 9
 
 0-0-------0--- -0-0-------0--- --------------------------------------
 0-0-----0---0- -0-0-----0---0- --------------------------------------
 1-3---3------- -8-6---6------- --------------------------------------
 2-4-4--------- -9-7-7--------- --------------------------------------
 2-4----------- -9-7----------- --------------------------------------
 0-2----------- -7-5----------- --------------------------------------

In between '..Paradise' and 'I had heard..'
10
 
 2-0-3-1-0------------------------------------------------------------
 3-1-3-1-0------------------------------------------------------------
 2-2-4-2-1------------------------------------------------------------
 0-2-5-3-2------------------------------------------------------------
 --0-5-3-2------------------------------------------------------------
 ----3-1-0------------------------------------------------------------

Then the chord sequence during 'I have heard...' etc. Here I've pinned
down all chords, for it's not all repetition.
[11]  
[E] [G] [A] [G] [E] [B] [A] [G] [A] [E] [B] [A] [G] [A] [E] [G] [A] [G] [E] 
The second one runs from 'I scaled the frozen...'
[12]  
[E] [G] [A] [G] [E] [B] [A] [G] [A] [E] [B] [A] [G] [A] [E] [G] [A] [G] [E] [E] [G] 
and going over in the picking passage.
[13] [14]  
 
 ------------------0----------- -------------------0------------------
 ----3-------3-------3--------- -----3-------3-------3----------------
 --2---0---2---0-------0------- -------0-------0-------0--------------
 0----------------------------- ---7-------7--------------------------
 --------1-------3------------- -5---------------3--------------------
 ------------------------3-2-0- ---------6---------------3-2-0--------

Two versions here, the first one is how Alex plays it, the second
one just a different fingering. See what suits you best.
Solo:
[15]  
 
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 -----------------17!--19!--19->-(21)!--21->-(22)!--------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 0->-(2)--0->-(2)-----------------------------------------------------

[16]  
 
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ------------------------------------------------------------_--------
 -----9-11->-(13)-(13)->-11!------11-11-9-11->-(13)-(13)->-11-9----9!-
 9-11------------------------9-11-------------------------------11----
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------

[17]  
 
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 7-6-4-------------------------------------11->-(12)->-11-9!----------
 ------7-5-4-5-4------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------7-5-4-0----------------------------------------------
 ------------------------2->-(3)-(3)->-2-0----------------------------

18
 
 ------------------------12-------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 9->-(11)--9->-(11)->-9!----------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------

19 20
_
 
 -15-12----12- -15->-(17)-15-15-15-15-14-12---------------------------
 -------15---- -----------------------------15-14-12------------------
 ------------- --------------------------------------14-13-12---------
 ------------- -----------------------------------------------14-13-12
 ------------- -------------------------------------------------------
 ------------- -------------------------------------------------------

(two times)
[21] [22] _ _
 
 ----------- ------------------------_------12-15----12-15---- -------
 ----------- ---------------_------12-15----------15-------15- -------
 ----------- ---------_---12-14----------14------------------- -------
 ----------- ---_---12-14-------14---------------------------- -------
 14-13-12--- -12-14------------------------------------------- -------
 ---------15 ------------------------------------------------- -------

[23]  
 
 ---------------------------------------17->-(19)-(19)->-17-17-15->-14
 17->-(19)--17->-(19)-17-17->-(19)->-17-------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------

[24] [25]  
 
 -------- -----2-------------0-------------3----------------1---------
 17-15->- -------3-------------1-------------3------------1-----------
 -------- ---2--------------------------------------------------------
 -------- -0---------------2------------------------------------------
 -------- ---------------0---------------5--------------3-------------
 -------- -----------------------------3--------------1---------------

[26] [27]  
 
 -------------------------16- -0------
 -17--------------17--------- -0------
 -------16------------16----- -4------
 ---14----------------------- -2------
 ----------14---------------- -2------
 ---------------------------- -0------
 ------

Explanation on used symbols:
- A pair of these indicate a part of music, not the usuals bars.
: - Indicates that a part is to be repeated. This may be ommited, you should
hear it too.
_ - Indicates a hammer-on or pull-off (You should know which is appropriate)
> - Indicates a bend-up or down or a slide. With a bend, the note to bend to
is between '(' and ')'. Use the whammy for a downbend. With a slide, the
follow-up note is the one to be slid to.
! - Indicates vibrato.
^ - Indicates harmonics. Is printed below the note.
For corrections or questions on the tabs, contact the author. If no e-mail
address is included, contact Frank or Jason, addresses below.
For remarks, suggestions or additions on the tab 'archive', contact:
Frank or Jason
(schaaphe@serc.nl) (bold%astroatc.uucp@cs.wisc.edu)
HAPPY PLAYING!!

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