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Blind Guardian - Mr Sandman 2

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MR. SANDMAN
As recorded by Blind Guardian
(From the 1996 Album THE FORGOTTEN TALES)

Words by Pat Ballrad

Music by Pat Ballard
Arranged by Blind Guardian


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Keyboard 1'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Ac Guitar 1'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Marcus Siepen'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Andr Olbrich'

Intro (keys)
Q=125
4/4
Gtr I
E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q
|-------13-17-15-13-------|-------15-18-17------|
|----15-------------15----|----16---------------|
|-15-------------------15-|-17------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------15--|
|-------------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------|


E E E E E E E E E E E E H
|-------13-17-15-13-------|-------15-18-17----|
|----15-------------15----|----16-------------|
|-15-------------------15-|-17----------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------|


Soft Theme
Gtr II
~~~
S S S S S S E S S S S S S S a S
|-6-------6---------------------------|
|-----6---------10-10-8-10---8---8-10-|
|--------------------------x---x------|
|---x---x-----------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|


~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~
+Q Q S S S S S S S S H +Q. S S
|-------------------------------|------------------|
|-(10)-----10-11-8-10----8------|------------6h7---|
|---------------------10---8-10-|-7----(7)---------|
|-------------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------|


~ ~
W H S S S S S S S a S W
|----------|------6-6---6-----------|------|
|-8--------|----------8-----8---7-8-|-6----|
|----------|------------------------|------|
|----------|--------------x---x-----|------|
|----------|------------------------|------|
|----------|------------------------|------|


~~
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S H
|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-10-11-8-10----8------------------------|-----------------------------|
|------------10---8-10-7-8----7----------|-10-11------------10h11-10---|
|--------------------------10---8-10-7-8-|-------13-15-10--------------|
|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------|


~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~
H S S S S S S S a S +Q Q S S S S S S S S H +Q. S S
|----------------------------|-------------------------------|----------------|
|------10-10-8-10---8---8-10-|-(10)-----10-11-8-10----8------|------------6h7-|
|----------------------------|---------------------10---8-10-|-7----(7)-------|
|-----------------x---x------|-------------------------------|----------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------------|----------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------------|----------------|


~ ~
W H S S S S S S S a S Q S S S S S S S S S S S S
|----------|------6-6---6-----------|----6------------------------|
|-8--------|----------8-----8---6-8-|-7------7---6---4---3---1----|
|----------|------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------|--------------x---x-----|-----------------------------|
|----------|------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------|------------------------|-----------------------------|


Gtr I
W
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-6-----------6---8----------------|
|-----6---8-----------6---8---10---|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|


Bridge (Keys)
H E E E E E E E E E E E E
|----------------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------15-13-11-------|
|----------------------------17-19-|-------15----------12----|
|-------------------------20-------|----17----------------13-|
|----------------------------------|-18----------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------|
|
| S S S S S S S S E E Q W
|----------------------------------|-------------------------|
|-11---------8-8-10-10-11----------|-------------------------|
|------10-10-----------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------------|


Eb5
E E E E H E E E E E E E E
|------------------|-------------------------|
|----9-13-16-15----|----------15-13-11-------|
|-10---------------|-------15----------12----|
|------------------|----17----------------13-|
|------------------|-18----------------------|
|------------18----|-------------------------|
|
| Gtr III
| W W
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|--3----------------------|
|------------------|--1----------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|
| Gtr IV
| W W
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|


Hard Theme
F5 Bb5 Eb5
Gtr II
E E E E H H S S S S S S S a S
|------------------|---------10--10-8-10---8---8-10--|
|----9-13-16-15----|---------------------------------|
|-10---------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------|---------------------x---x-------|
|------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------18----|---------------------------------|
|
| H H W
|------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------|---------------------------------|
|--5---------------|-3-------------------------------|
|--3---------------|-1-------------------------------|
|-------------8----|---------------------------------|
|-------------6----|---------------------------------|
|
| ~~~~~~~
| W Q Q +H
|------------------|-5b9--6--(6)---------------------|
|------------------|------4--(4)---------------------|
|------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------|---------------------------------|


D5 G5 C5 G5 F#5
~~~~~~~~~ ~~~
+H S S S S S S S S H Q. S S W
|-(10)-----------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|----------15-16-13-15----13-------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------15----14-15-|-12----12----15h16-|-17--------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|
| W W H. S S S S
|----------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|---2------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|---0------------------------------|-------------------|--5--------------------|
|----------------------------------|--5----------------|--3--------5-------4---|
|----------------------------------|--3----------------|-----------3-------2---|
|
| ~~
| W W H Q Q
|---4b8----------------------------|-------------------|-----------9pb15r======|
|---2b6----------------------------|--8----------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------------------|--0----------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|


F5 Bb5 C5 D5
~~~
H S S S S S S S a S W
|------------------------------------|------------------|
|-------16-16----16------------------|------------------|
|-------------17----------17---15-17-|-15---------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------x--------x-------|------------------|
|
| W H. S S S S
|------------------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------2---|
|------------------------------------|--3-------5---0---|
|-3----------------------------------|--1-------3-------|
|-1----------------------------------|------------------|
|
| ~~
| H. Q +W
|-8-----------------6pb12r===========|=(6)--------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------|


Eb5
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-15-16-13-15----13-------------------------------|
|-------------15----14-15-12-14----12-------------|
|-------------------------------15----13-15-12-13-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|
| W
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--3----------------------------------------------|
|--1----------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|
| W
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


B5 Bb5 Eb5
S S S S S S S S H H S S S S S S S a S
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|---------15--15-13-15---13---13-15-|
|-15-16-------------15h16-15----|-----------------------------------|
|-------18-20-15-16-------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------x----x-------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|
| H H W
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-3---------------------------------|
|--4-----------------------3----|-1---------------------------------|
|--2-----------------------1----|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|
| ~~~~~~~
| W Q Q +H
|-------------------------------|-5b9--6--(6)-----------------------|
|-------------------------------|------4--(4)-----------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|


D5
+Q Q S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------|
|-(15)------15-16----15----13---------|
|-----------------17----15----14-15---|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|
| W
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|---2---------------------------------|
|---0---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|
| W
|---4b8-------------------------------|
|---2b6-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|


G5 C5 G5 F#5
~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~
H +Q. S S W
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------15h16-|-17---------------|
|-17----(17)---------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|
| W H. S S S S
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|--5---------------|
|--5-----------------|--3-------5---4---|
|--3-----------------|----------3---2---|
|
| W W
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|
|--------------------|------------------|


F5
H S S S S S S S a S
|----------------------------------------|
|-----------16-16----16------------------|
|-----------------17----------17---15-17-|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|------------------------x-------x-------|
|
| W
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|-3--------------------------------------|
|-1--------------------------------------|
|
| ~~
| Q H Q
|-6b12--11-------------------------------|
|-------13--------------12b14------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|


G#5
Q S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------|
|-------16----------------------------|
|--16--------16---15---13---12---10---|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|
| W
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|---6---------------------------------|
|---4---------------------------------|
|
| +W
|-------------------------------------|
|-(12)--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|


Eb5 F5
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-11-------------11---13------------------|
|------11---13-------------11---13---15---|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|
| H H
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|--3-------------------5------------------|
|--1-------------------3------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|
| W
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|


Bridge (keys)
Eb5
Gtr I
S S S S S S S S E E Q E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|-16----------13-13-15-15-16------|----------15-13-11-------|
|-------15-15---------------------|-------15----------12----|
|---------------------------------|----17----------------13-|
|---------------------------------|-18----------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|
| H. Q W
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|--3------------------------------|-------------------------|
|--1------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|


C5
E E E E H E E E E E E E E
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|----------11-10----|------8-11-10-8--------|
|-------12----------|----8-----------8------|
|----13-------------|-10---------------10---|
|-15----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|
| W W
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|--5--------------------|
|-------------------|--3--------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|


Heavy Theme
Bb5 F5 Bb5
Gtr IV
3/ 3/ 3/ 3/ 3/ 3/
E E E E H Q E E E E E E
|---------------|--------------------------------------------|
|-----6-10-8----|-11-----11-----11---11-----11---11-----11---|
|---7-----------|--------------------------------------------|
|-8-------------|--------------------------------------------|
|---------------|--------------------------------------------|
|---------------|--------------------------------------------|
|
| H H E S S S S E S S E S S E
|---------------|--------------------------------------------|
|---------------|--------------------------------------------|
|---------------|--------------------------------------------|
|---------------|--3-------------3-----------3-----------3---|
|-8--------3----|--1-1-1--1---1--1----1---1--1----1---1--1---|
|-6--------1----|--------------------------------------------|


A5 B5 C5 C#5
Q Q Q Q
|-----------------------------|
|-10-----12-----13-----14-----|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|
| E S S E S S E S S E S S
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|--2------4------5------6-----|
|--0-0-0--2-2-2--3-3-3--4-4-4-|
|-----------------------------|


D5 A5 G#5
Gtr III
E S S S S E S S E E E
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|--7-------------7-----------7-------------|
|--5-5-5--5---5--5----5---5--5----7----6---|
|---------------------------------5----4---|
|
| Gtr IV
| 3/ 3/ 3/ 3/ 3/ 3/
| Q E E E E E E
|------------------------------------------|
|-15-----15-----15---15-----15---15---15---|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|


G5 C5
E S S S S E S S E S S E E S S S S E S S E S S E
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|--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-|-------------------------------|
|
| ~~
| S S S S S S S S H W
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-15-16----15----13--------------------|-19b23-------------------------|
|-------17----15----14-15--------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------17-----------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|


F5 G5 A5 Bb5 F5G5A5
E S S S S E S S E E E Q Q H H E E E E
|-------------------------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------------2-|--3----------|----------------2--|
|--3------------3-------3--5--0-|--1----------|------------3-5-0--|
|--1--1-1--1-1--1--1-1--1--3----|-------------|------------1-3----|
|
| E E E E E E E E W +W
|-------------------------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-18-16---15---13-15---13-11-10-|-11----------|-(11)-------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|-------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------|-------------------|


Bb5 A5 C5 C#5
E S S S S E S S E S S E E S S S S E S S E E E
|------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|-3----------3---------3-----3-|--2-----------------2-----------2----5----6---|
|-1-1-1--1-1-1---1---1-1-1-1-1-|--0----0-0--0----0--0----0---0--0----3----4---|
|------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|
| 3/ 3/ 3/ 3/ 3/
| Q Q +H Q E E E E E E
|------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|-------13-----(13)-----------|-12b18-------------10---10-----10---10---10---|
|------------------------------|-----------12b18------------------------------|
|------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|


D5 A5 G#5
E S S S S E S S E E E
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|--7---------------7---------7-----------|
|--5----5--5--5-5--5--5----5-5-----7--6--|
|----------------------------------5--4--|
|
| E. S E E E. S E E
|-13b17--------------16b20---------------|
|---------15-15---13-----------15-15-13--|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|


G5 D5C#5 C5 D5
E S S S S E S S E E E E S S S S E S S E E E
|------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--------------------------------2---|----------------------------2-|
|--------------------------------0-6-|--5-------------5-----5--5--0-|
|--5-----------------5---------5---4-|--3----3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3--3----|
|--3-----3--3--3--3--3-----3-3-3-----|------------------------------|
|
| ~~ ~~
| S S S S S S S S H Q H E E
|-17-18-15-17----15------------------|------------------------20-22-|
|-------------18----17-18-15---------|-----------20-----------------|
|------------------------------------|-22b28------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|------------------------------|


Eb5
E S S S S E S S E S S E
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--3-------------------3-----------3-----------3---|
|--1-----1---1--1---1--1----1---1--1----1---1--1---|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|
| 2/ 2/ 2/ 2/ 2/ 2/ 2/
| E E E E E E E E
|-22b26-23-----23-----23---23-----23---23-----23---|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|


Bb5
E S S S S S S E S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--3-----------------------5----------------------|
|--1-----1--1--1--1--1--1--3-----3--3--3--3--3--3-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-22----------22----------22----------22----------|
|----23----------23----------23----------23-------|
|-------24p22-------24p22-------24p22-------24p22-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


Bb5 C5
E S S S S S S E S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------5----------------------|
|--8-----1--1--1--1--1--1--3-----3--3--3--3--3--3-|
|--6----------------------------------------------|
|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-22----------22----------22----------22----------|
|----23----------23----------23----------23-------|
|-------24p22-------24p22-------24p22-------24p22-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


Bb5
E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--8-----1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-|
|--6----------------------------------------------|
|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-22-22-20-20-18-18-17-17-15-15-13-13-11-11-10-10-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


C5 F5
E S S S S S S E S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|--5----------------------------------|
|--3----3-3-3-3-3-3--3----------------|
|--------------------1----1-1-1-1-1-1-|
|
| H H
|-14b18-------------15b21-------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|


Bb5
E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--3----------------------------------------------|
|--1-----1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|
| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------13-13-17-17-15-15-13-13-------------|
|-------15-15-------------------------15-15-13-13-|
|-15-15-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


2/4 4/4
S S S S S S S S Q Q H
|----------------------|-------------*|
|----------------------|-------------*|
|----------------------|-------------*|
|--3-------------------|--3----------*|
|--1----1--1--1----1---|--1----------*|
|----------------------|-------------*|
|
| ~~
| S S S S S S S S H H
|-----------------13---|-18----------*|
|-11---13-14-15--------|-18----------*|
|----------------------|-------------*|
|----------------------|-------------*|
|----------------------|-------------*|
|----------------------|-------------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
h - hammer-on
p - pull-off
b - bend
pb - pre-bend
r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
/ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
s - legato slide
S - shift slide
- natural harmonic
[n] - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
~ - vibrato
tr - trill
T - tap
TP - trem. picking
PM - palm muting
n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
n - tremolo bar down
n/ - tremolo bar up
/n - tremolo bar inverted dip
= - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
<> - volume swell (louder/softer)
x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
| - bar
|| - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*| - double bar (ending)
: - bar (freetime)
$ - Segno
& - Coda
Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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