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The Sound of Silence (Fingerstyle)  

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The Sound of Silence (Fingerstyle) - Nicola Mandorino ( 1 )
 Standard Tuning - 4/4 Time
 Arranged By: Nicola Mandorino
 Audio File From: Tutorial
Intro:
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   Em
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _ 
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|---7---7---7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|
B|-----7-------7---|-----7-------7---|
G|-9-------9-------|-9-------9-------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|


Melody:
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Part 1 -  w/basic chord voicings:
--------------------------------

   Em              D
      _   _   _               _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | |   | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|---------------|---------|-----------------|
B|-----------0-0-|---------|-----------------|
G|-------0-0-----|-2-------|-------------2-2-|
D|---2-2---------|-4-------|---------4-4-----|
A|---------------|-5-------|---5-5-5---------|
E|---------------|---------|-----------------|

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

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

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

       Em    G        D/F#
              _   _           __
   | | | |   | | | |   | | | |  |
e|---------|---------|------------|
B|-0-------|---------|-3----------|
G|-0-------|---0-0-0-|-2----------|
D|-0-------|---------|-0------2s4-|
A|---------|---------|------------|
E|-3-------|-3-------|-2----------|

   Em
    _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   |
e|-----------------|-0-------|
B|-----------0-----|---------|
G|-0-------0-----0-|---------|
D|---2---2-----2---|---------|
A|-----------------|---------|
E|-----0-----------|---------|


Part 2 - w/arpeggios (richer sound):
-----------------------------------

   Em              D
      _   _   _       _   _   _       _   _   _
   | | | | | | |   | | | | | | |   | | | | | | |
e|---------------|---------------|---------------|
B|-----------0-0-|-----------0---|---------------|
G|-------0-0-----|-2-------2-----|-2---------2-2-|
D|---2-2---------|-4-4---4-----4-|-------4-4-----|
A|---------------|-5---5---------|---5-5---------|
E|---------------|---------------|---------------|

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

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

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

          Em         G         D/F#
    _   _   _   _     _   _           __
   | | | | | | | |   | | | |   | | | |  |
e|-----------------|---------|------------|
B|-0-------------0-|-------0-|-3----------|
G|-----0-------0---|---0-----|-2----------|
D|---0-------2-----|-----0---|-0------2s4-|
A|-----------------|---------|------------|
E|-3----2-0--------|-3-------|-2----------|

   Em
    _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   |
e|-----------------|-2-------|
B|-----------0-----|---------|
G|-0-------0-----0-|---------|
D|---2---2-----2---|---------|
A|-----------------|---------|
E|-----0-----------|---------|


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Lyrics and Chords:
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Intro: Em

Em                     D
Hello darkness, my old friend
D                          Em
I've come to talk with you again
[Em       G           ][C        G ]
Because a vision softly creep... ing
G                         [C       G ]
Left its seeds while I was sleep...ing
G       C               '             G
And the vision that was planted in my brain 
      Em
Still remains
G          D         Em       '
Within the sound of silence


In restless dreams I walked alone
Narrow streets of cobblestone
'Neath the halo of a street lamp
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of a neon light
That split the night
And touched the sound of silence

And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more
People talking without speaking
People hearing without listening
People writing songs that voices never share
And no one dared
Disturb the sound of silence

"Fools" said I, "You do not know
Silence like a cancer grows
Hear my words that I might teach you
Take my arms that I might reach you"
But my words like silent raindrops fell
And echoed in the wells of silence

Within the sound of silence
        
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