Stevie Wonder's "Sir Duke"

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  1. MikeNiteRail

    MikeNiteRail Member

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    Does anybody know where I can find tab for the horn parts? I'd prefer it to not be guitar tab. Sheet music or note names would be great.

    Thanks
     
  2. derekd

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    Tab but not guitar tab? Do you mean standard notation? I have a Stevie Wonder collection book for piano, would that sort of thing suit your purpose?
     
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    Here ya go:
    It's all Bb major pent, with 2 passing C#s.
    I've colour coded the octaves, and the full range is as follows (bottom up):
    F G Bb C C# D F G Bb C C# D F G
    Code:
     
    1 . . . 2 . . . 3 . . . 4 . . . |1 . . . 2 . . . 3 . . . 4 . . . |
    Bb        C D C   C G F   F [COLOR=red]F G[/COLOR]  Bb  C C#D F G [COLOR=royalblue]Bb  C C#D[/COLOR] 
     
    1 . . . 2 . . . 3 . . . 4 . . . |1 . . . 2 . . . 3 . . . 4 . . . |
    [COLOR=royalblue]G     D     F       C      /D    C Bb[/COLOR]G F [COLOR=royalblue]C Bb[/COLOR]G [COLOR=royalblue]Bb[/COLOR]
     
    1 . . . 2 . . . 3 . . . 4 . . . |1 . . . 2 . . . 3 . . . 4 . . . |
    [COLOR=royalblue]D   C BbC Bb[/COLOR]G [COLOR=royalblue]Bb[/COLOR]G F G     F D F  D C D C BbC Bb[COLOR=red]G     F[/COLOR]         F
     
    1 . . . 2 . . . 3 . . . 4 . . . |1 . . . 2 . . . 3 . . . 4 . . . |
    [COLOR=red]F G[/COLOR] BbC D F G [COLOR=royalblue]Bb[/COLOR]  G [COLOR=royalblue]Bb[/COLOR]    G   F  G     F   D F       [COLOR=red]F F[/COLOR] 
    
    That should be enough for you to work it out.
    I transcribed it many years ago, and haven't checked it against a recording, so can't guarantee accuracy, but it sounds right to me (from memory).
     
  5. heretic

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    I think the first note in beat 2 of bar 1 is a Bb, not a C...but right on, mate!
     
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    come on... you can work it out!
    many different fingerings possible
     
  7. Tomo

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    That's right... enjoy discovering many possible fingerings and positions.. feel free.... I have this tune's chart includes horn line. Tomo
     
  8. MikeNiteRail

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    Perfect. I am trying to learn in on harmonica. If I use a Bb harp and use an overblow for the C# I am golden. Thanks!
     

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