Category: Best of Intellimusica

Hans Zimmer: Now We Are Free | fingerstyle guitar

Hans Zimmer: Now We Are Free | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Now We Are Free Free download on SoundCloud. Now We Are Free is one of Hans Zimmer’s foremost pieces next to Time. It’s the closing theme of Ridley Scott’s Gladiator when Maximus rejoins his family amidst the wheat fields. The vocal performance is by Australian singer, […]

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Halloween Theme (ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Halloween Theme (ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Halloween (Reposted and updated from 2017) As evidenced by this blog, I’m a huge fan of multi-instrumentalist composer, Gustavo Santaolalla. His music is synonymous with the world. He seems to capture at once the sound of Latin America, as well as distant cultures from all […]

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The Last of the Mohicans | fingerstyle guitar

The Last of the Mohicans | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Last of the Mohicans Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. While the film and soundtrack are timeless — the music production was fairly chaotic for The Last of the Mohicans. Director Michael Mann had initially requested that Trevor Jones (composer) provide an electronic […]

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Legends of the Fall: The Ludlows | fingerstyle guitar

Legends of the Fall: The Ludlows | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Ludlows Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Legends of the Fall (1994) is an epic American historical drama, directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt. The film is about three brothers and their father living on the plains of Montana in the […]

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The Shawshank Redemption: Stoic Theme | fingerstyle guitar

The Shawshank Redemption: Stoic Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Shawshank Redemption Free Download of this performance on SoundCloud. Written and directed by Frank Darabont, The Shawshank Redemption, is a 1994 drama film based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.  The film tells the story of a banker who […]

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The Hunger Games: Healing Katniss | fingerstyle guitar

The Hunger Games: Healing Katniss | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Healing Katniss Free download on SoundCloud. Healing Katniss is arguably the best piece of music from The Hunger Games score by James Newton Howard. Though I posted this song 8 years ago, it was time for an update. I’m much better a trimming unnecessary details […]

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I'll Be Gone In The Dark: Avalanche | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

I’ll Be Gone In The Dark: Avalanche | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Avalanche Free download on SoundCloud. The music editor for HBO’s, I’ll Be Gone In The Dark nailed it with, Avalanche. The true crime docuseries opens with a (very mono-tone) vocal performance by Aimee Mann. As the series became more enthralling, the piece rapidly grew on […]

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Jason Isbell: Cover Me Up | fingerstyle guitar

Jason Isbell: Cover Me Up | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Cover Me Up Free download on SoundCloud. Cover Me Up was the song that first introduced me to incredible singer/songwriter Jason Isbell. Forget the writing – the raw honesty of the song, and power of Isbell’s voice is what captured me. It’s just brutal in […]

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The Last of Us Part II: Grieving (a variation)

The Last of Us Part II: Grieving (a variation) + TAB

Grieving Free download on SoundCloud. Grieving is some very creative (yet minimalist) guitar work by Gustavo Santaolalla, from The Last of Us Part II soundtrack. It fits well with the ‘All Gone’ themes from both game soundtracks. I expanded well beyond the original motif to […]

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1917: Wayfaring Stranger | fingerstyle guitar

1917: Wayfaring Stranger | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Wayfaring Stranger Free download on SoundCloud. The Wayfaring Stranger is a well-known American folk and gospel song that originating in the early 19th century. The song is about a plaintive soul on the journey of life. The most popular variation is from Johnny Cash. In […]

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The Last of Us Part II: Unbroken (a variation)

The Last of Us Part II: Unbroken (a variation) + TAB

Unbroken Free download on SoundCloud. It took me all of two seconds to realize that Unbroken occupies the same space (and delivers the same poignancy) as The Choice from the first game. What a great piece of music from the master, Gustavo Santaolalla. Lately, I’ve […]

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The Last of Us: Vanishing Grace (a variation)

The Last of Us: Vanishing Grace (a variation) + TAB

Vanishing Grace (a variation) Free download on SoundCloud. I’ve been steeped in Gustavo Santaolalla’s music and guitar playing since 2005 when his iconic score for Brokeback Mountain was first released. The minimalism of his playing captivated me immediately. Santaolalla’s style has informed my playing ever […]

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