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The Sound of Silence (Fingerstyle) - Nicola Mandorino
* Audio file gathered from willc's personal music library

The Sound of Silence (Fingerstyle) - Nicola Mandorino  (4/4)

Arranged By: Nicola Mandorino (https://www.guitarnick.com)


Intro:
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    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _ 
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
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 of the song:
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   Em              D                           Em
      _   _   _               _   _   _   _ 
   | | | | | | |   | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | |
e|---------------|---------|-----------------|---------|
B|-----------0-0-|---------|-----------------|---------|
G|-------0-0-----|-2-------|-------------2-2-|-0-------|
D|---2-2---------|-4-------|---------4-4-----|-2-------|
A|---------------|-5-------|---5-5-5---------|---------|
E|---------------|---------|-----------------|-0-------|

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

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

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


Part 2 - w/arpeggios for a richer sound:
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   Em              D                              Em
      _   _   _       _   _   _       _   _   _       _   _   _ 
   | | | | | | |   | | | | | | |   | | | | | | |   | | | | | | |   
e|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
B|-----------0-0-|-----------0---|---------------|-----------0---|
G|-------0-0-----|-2-------2-----|-2---------2-2-|-0-------0-----|
D|---2-2---------|-4-4---4-----4-|-------4-4-----|---2---2-----2-|
A|---------------|-5---5---------|---5-5---------|---------------|
E|---------------|---------------|---------------|-0---0---------|

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

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


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Lyrics and Chords:
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Em                     D
Hello darkness, my old friend
D                          Em
I've come to talk with you again
Em                 [C       G]
Because a vision softly creeping
G                         [C       G]
Left its seeds while I was sleeping
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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The Sound of Silence... - Nicola Mandorino
The Sound of Silence (Fingerstyle)  - Nicola Mandorino
This version of the song is arranged by: Nicola Mandorino (2015). In the first part of his arrangement he played the basic chord voicings of the song and in the second part he added some arpeggios to get a richer sound.

At his website - https://www.guitarnick.com/ you will find lots of guitar lessons and full songs with tabs, sheet music, backing tracks, chords and tutorials, for beginners or advanced guitarists. Turn your computer on, take your guitar, watch the tutorial, play the tab and learn the songs. The teacher is at your home. Have fun! Currently there are 900 tutorials on his website.

Tutorial - YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_cNrOHudUo
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"The Sound of Silence", originally "The Sounds of Silence", is a song by the American music duo Simon & Garfunkel. The song was written by Paul Simon over several months in 1963 and 1964. A studio audition led to the duo signing a record deal with Columbia Records, and the song was recorded in March 1964 at Columbia Studios in New York City for inclusion on their debut album, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.

Released on October 19, 1964, the album was a commercial failure and led to the duo disbanding, with Simon returning to England and Art Garfunkel to his studies at Columbia University. In 1965, the song began to attract airplay at radio stations in Boston, Massachusetts, and throughout Florida. The growing airplay led Tom Wilson, the song's producer, to remix the track, overdubbing electric instruments and drums. Simon & Garfunkel were not informed of the song's remix until after its release. The single was released in September 1965.

Audio: The Sound of Silence - Simon and Garfunkel (Key: Am)

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The Sound of Silence... - Nicola Mandorino




The Sound of Silence... - Nicola Mandorino
Adder: Bill Charrette [ willc ]
Date: 8/19/2020
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