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The Real Hero

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The Real Hero is a beautiful orchestral piece, played at the very end of Avengers: Endgame. There’s also a subtle fingerstyle guitar resolution at the end. I took the cues from that guitar bit, then I created my own arrangement, incorporating the entire orchestration into the piece.

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For, The Real Hero, I used my Cordoba GK Studio. It’s a super lightweight, low-action, easy playing classical. It’s a dynamically perfect guitar. GK Studios are devoid of the usual intonation and tuning issues found in most nylon-string guitars.

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How to play The Real Hero | fingerstyle guitar

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The guitar tab for this piece is beautifully written across two pages. I recommend it for intermediate guitar players and up. Enjoy, the tab is available below:

Again, I just took cues from the melancholic guitar part at the end of the song. I used that as a spring board to bring in the orchestration — while retaining the minimal spirit of the guitar section. Towards the end, I’ve added my own nuance to reintroduce an element of main title theme — just for fun:) You’ll repeat the long passage in the beginning (twice) as indicated within the guitar tab.

Avengers: Endgame – The Real Hero | fingerstyle guitar

The Real Hero is played in standard tuning.

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Matthew's dad, Jennifer's husband, bass player - New Invisible Joy, YouTuber, short-film composer, creator of modern content for guitar.