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Hallelujah (Fingerstyle) - Nicola Mandorino
Hallelujah (Fingerstyle) - Nicola Mandorino ( 2 )
 Standard Tuning - 6/8 Time
 Arranged By Nicola Mandorino
 Audio File From Tutorial
Intro:
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   C             Am            C             Am
    _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _
   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
B|-------1-----|-------1-----|-------1-----|-------1-----|
G|-----0---0---|-----2---2---|-----0---0---|-----2-------|
D|---2---------|---2---------|---2---------|---2-------2-|
A|-3---------2-|-0---------2-|-3---------2-|-0-----------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|


Verse:
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   C             Am            C             Am
    _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _
   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
G|-0-0-----0-0-|-2-2-2-------|-0-0-----0-0-|-2---2-----0-|
D|-2-2---------|-2---2-----2-|-2-2---------|-2---2-------|
A|-3-----3-----|-0-----0-----|-3-----3-----|-0-----0-----|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
  I heard there was a secret chord
                 That David played and it pleased the lord

   F             G7sus2        C             G
    _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _
   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------0-----|
G|-2---2---2-2-|-2---0---0---|-0---0-----0-|-----0-------|
D|-3---3-------|-3---------3-|-2---2-------|---0-------2-|
A|-3-----3-----|-------------|-3-----3-----|-------------|
E|-------------|-3-----3-----|-------------|-3-----------|
  But you don't really care for music, do you? 

   C              F     G       Am           F
    _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _
   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|-------0---0-|-1-1-1-------|-1-1-3-----1-|
G|-0---0---0-0-|-2---2-0-----|-2-------2-0-|-2---2-------|
D|-2---2-------|-3-----0-----|-2-----------|-3---3-------|
A|-3-----3-----|-3-----------|-0-----0-----|-------------|
E|-------------|-------3-----|-------------|-1-----1-----|
 Well it goes like this the fourth, the fifth
                        The minor fall and the major lift

   G             E             Am
    _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _
   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|-------------|-0---0---0---|-------------|-------0---3-|
B|-3---3---3-3-|-0---0-----3-|-3-----1-----|-------1-----|
G|-0---0---0---|-1---1-------|-2-----2-----|-------2-----|
D|-0---0---0---|-------------|-2-----2-----|-------------|
A|-------------|-------------|-0-----------|-0-----------|
E|-3-----3-----|-0-----0-----|-------------|-------------|
 The baffled king composing hallelujah             Halle-


Chorus:
------

   F             F             Am
    _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _
   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|-5-----5-----|-------5---3-|-0-----0-----|-------0---3-|
B|-------------|-------------|-1-----1-----|-------1-----|
G|-5-----5-----|-----5-------|-2-----2-----|-----2-------|
D|-3-----------|-3-----------|-------------|-------------|
A|-------------|-------------|-0-----------|-0-----------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
  lujah,                      hallelujah           Halle-

   F                           C             G
    _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _
   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|-5-----5-----|-------5---3-|-0-------1p0-|-------------|
B|-------------|-------------|-1-----------|-3-----1-----|
G|-5-----5-----|-----5-------|-0-----0-----|-0-----------|
D|-3-----------|-3-----------|-------------|-0-----------|
A|-------------|-------------|-3-----------|-------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-3-----------|
  lujah,                           hallelu-u-u-u-jah

   C
    _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _     _ _   _ _
   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
B|-1-----1-----|-------------|-------------|-------------|
G|-----0-----0-|-------------|-------------|-------------|
D|---3-----3---|-2-----------|-------------|-------------|
A|-3-----------|-3-----------|-------------|-------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
  jah....


*:·..·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*


Lyrics and Chords:
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Intro: C  Am  C  Am


Verse:
-----

  C                 Am
I heard there was a secret chord
     C                   Am
That David played and it pleased the lord
    F                G               C        G
But you don't really care for music, do you? 
        C                  [F           G]
Well it goes like this the fourth, the fifth
    Am                 F
The minor fall and the major lift
    G            E              Am      '
The baffled king composing hallelujah


Chorus:
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  F       F   Am      Am    
Hallelujah,  hallelujah,   
  F       F   C       G    C    '
hallelujah,   hallelu-u-u-u-jah .... 


Verse:

Well your faith was strong but you needed proof
You saw her bathing on the roof
Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you
She tied you to her kitchen chair
She broke your throne and she cut your hair
And from your lips she drew the hallelujah

Chorus

Verse:

Baby I've been here before
I've seen this room and I've walked this floor
I used to live alone before I knew you
I've seen your flag on the marble arch
But love is not a victory march
It's a cold and it's a broken hallelujah

Chorus

Verse:

Well there was a time when you let me know
What's really going on below
But now you never show that to me do you
But remember when I moved in you
And the holy dove was moving too
And every breath we drew was hallelujah

Verse:

Well, maybe there's a god above
But all I've ever learned from love
Was how to shoot somebody who outdrew you
It's not a cry that you hear at night
It's not somebody who's seen the light
It's a cold and it's a broken hallelujah

Chorus
        
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Hallelujah (Fingerstyle) - Nicola Mandorino

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Hallelujah (Fingerstyle) - Nicola Mandorino
Hallelujah (Fingerstyle) - Nicola Mandorino

This version of the song is arranged by: Nicola Mandorino. At website you will find lots of guitar lessons and full songs with tabs etc.

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"Hallelujah", in its original version, is in 12/8 time, which evokes both waltz and gospel music. Written in the key of C major, the chord progression matches lyrics from the song: "goes like this, the fourth, the fifth, the minor fall, and the major lift": C, F, G, A minor, F.

Cohen wrote around 80 draft verses for "Hallelujah", with one writing session at the Royalton Hotel in New York where he was reduced to sitting on the floor in his underwear, banging his head on the floor.

Watch Leonard Cohan's YouTube Video

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Adder: Bill Charrette [ willc ]
Date: 10/9/2021
Audio: Nicola Mandorino’s Tutorial
Rated: (2 Ratings )
Views: 1739
Tab: 711 Downloads
Genre: Rock