King Crimson - Larks Tongue Chords & Tabs

 

Larks Tongue Chords & Tabs

King Crimson Chords & Tabs

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Larks Tongue Tab

   
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Date: Tue, 26 Mar 1996 12:53:18 -0500
From: Taylor Sherman 


LARK'S TOUNGES IN ASPIC, PART II
by King Crimson

[transcribed by Taylor Sherman]

Intro:

----------------------|------------------|-
----------------------|------------------|-
--3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-3-x-|--3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-|-
--3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-3-x-|--3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-|-
--3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-3-x-|--3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-|-
----------------------|------------------|-

	  A			B

Play part (A) 3 times, then:

------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------
------6-----6-----5-----------------------
----5-----5-----4------------------------
--3-----3---------------------------------


Then part (A) once, then part (B) once, then:

----------------------|-------------------
--------------------7-|-------------------
------------------5---|-----9-----9---8---
------6-5-----4-5-----|---8-----8---7-----
----5-----4-3---------|-6-----6-----------
--3-------------------|-------------------

Then some unknown chord w/ same rhythm as Ax1 Bx1

Then:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/k/king_crimson/larks_tongue_tab.html ]
----------------------|-------------------
--------------------7-|-------------------
------------------5---|-----5-----5---4---
------6-5-----4-5-----|---4-----4---3-----
----5-----4-3---------|-2-----2-----------
--3-------------------|-------------------

Then another unknown chord Ax1 Bx1, then the same pattern as
above but at different frets.  This happens once again, the pattern
is always the same it's just modulated to another fret. Then:

------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------
-------------------0----------------------
--7----7----7----7------------------------
--8--5-8--5-8--5-8------------------------
------------------------------------------

The first measure here is in 11/8, counted:

ONE two Three FOUR five Six SEVEN eight Nine TEN Eleven

(with Caps=upbeat, ALL CAPS=downbeat)
Then the next few are in 5/4, counted:

ONE two Three FOUR five Six SEVEN Eight NINE Ten

Each time (but one) they come in to the quieter building
parts, the first measure is in 11/8 as above, then they
settle into 5/4.

At the end of one of the building sections, RF plays:

----------------------------------------
----------------------------------------
----------------------------------------
--5-6-r-6-5-r-3-5-r-5-6-r-6-5-r-3-------
--5-6-r-6-5-r-3-5-r-5-6-r-6-5-r-3-------
----------------------------------------

(even eighth notes)

Then the bass kicks in for two bars of 5/4, then
the whole band kicks in with RF playing the above, which
is in 4/4 it turns out.  I think at this point they cease playing
in the same time measure. . .have to check that one out.


I know there are some errors in this, and I've left some things out,
so feel free to append as necessary.

Taylor Sherman








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