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Discussion in 'Musicians Corner' started by BirdSerpentWar, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. BirdSerpentWar

    BirdSerpentWar New Metal Member

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    In my opinion, The Odyssey has some of the best guitar parts that Romeo has dished out ever.

    I'm especially talking about Masquerade, which amazes me every time I hear it. His solo in that is incredible.

    Anyway, in Masquerade, there is a part that I am trying to figure out. I have no clue what he does in it, and I've been trying to tab it out for a while now. Hopefully someone can tell me the scale it's in? Or maybe just give the tab? Either way I'd appreciate it. Here it is:

    http://www.mediafire.com/?cd9gpnjmjix

    Oh, and while I'm asking about scales, does ANYONE know what scale / mode Romeo is using in his parts of the solo from 5:08 to 5:58 in Orion - The Hunter? That's gotta be one of my favourite solos of his.

    Thanks
     
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    Wander 10+2=6

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    Could you just tell where the lick is on the song, cause I don't wanna download.

    But thought I could mention, Masquerade isn't actually from The Odyssey. It's from their first album from 1994, but it was re-recorded with Russell singing in 98 for Prelude To The Millenium complication album. They just added it as a bonus track in The Odyssey special edition.The album does have cool riffs though
     
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    BirdSerpentWar New Metal Member

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    I know that it's not originally from the Odyssey, what I meant is that the Masquerade FROM the Odyssey is the one that I like the best, and that's the one I'm talking about. I listened to the original one and it didn't do so much for me. Anyway, sorry for the confusion! :D

    And the lick is 4:07 to 4:11. It's that part where he just goes crazy with something hahah.
     
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    The lick you're talking about is a pretty simple pentatonic lick on 3 strings.
    Something like:

    ------------------------10-13-10-15-13-10----------10-15-10-13-10
    -10-13-10-----10-13-10--------------------13-10-13----------------13-10
    -----------13-------------------------------------------------------------13-12-10-12-13

    Hope it helps
     
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    BirdSerpentWar New Metal Member

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    Thanks a lot man. Any clue on the Orion the hunter scale / mode?
     
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    Most of them are based on a diminished scale, but there are also short sections a blues scale and I THINK I also heard arpeggios of a sus7 chords (not based on diminished scales) in the end, but I´m not sure.
    Diminished scales are every second step whole step, every second step half step, and when a scale sounds weird, chances are good that it is such a scale.

    It would take too long time for me to figure out the whole complete solo, but hope it helped a bit nevertheless.
    If you want, you could make an new request the exact key of the diminished scale / scales (?), and I can most likely figure it out for you.
    P.S. Sorry for misinterpreting your request for the guitar parts exclusively. My bad. So I had to edit this post quite a bit. D.S.
     

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