Category: Best of Intellimusica

Hans Zimmer: A Time of Quiet Between the Storms (Dune: Part Two) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

A Time of Quiet Between the Storms After completion of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune in 2021, Hans Zimmer, was still inspired and continued writing music. This led to the piece, A Time of Quiet Between the Storms. Zimmer tours extensively, bringing his film music to audiences […]

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John Williams: Schindler’s List | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Schindler’s List “Schindler’s List” is one of the greatest films of the 20th Century, and it serves as an accurate, historical document of the Holocaust. In kind, Oskar Schindler is one of greatest heroes the world will ever know. Schindler was a paradoxical figure; a […]

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The Holdovers: Silver Joy (Damien Jurado) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Silver Joy Silver Joy was a perfect choice for The Holdovers. This song was used through the film as a motif. The simple E minor to F progression has a tenderness to it, without being too overly sentimental. When I heard the “Cat Stevens-like” tune […]

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When Ginny Kissed Harry | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

When Ginny Kissed Harry This is a beautiful piece of music by British composer, Nicholas Hooper, whose highest-profile scores were two Harry Potter films: Order of the Phoenix and the Half-Blood Prince. When Ginny Kissed Harry, turned out beautifully for a single guitar — as the […]

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Edelweiss | fingerstyle guitar

Edelweiss | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Edelweiss Edelweiss is a 1959 piece from the musical, The Sound of Music. It is named after the edelweiss, a white flower found high in the Alps. The song was written for the Broadway production of The Sound of Music, for the character, Captain Georg […]

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The Book of Life: The Apology Song | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Apology Song The Apology Song (Si Puedes Perdonar) was composed by Gustavo Santaolalla for the 2014 animated film ‘The Book of Life’. It’s a beautiful ballad about the power of forgiveness and redemption. The song is sung by Diego Luna, who voices the character […]

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Game of Thrones: Goodbye Brother | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Goodbye Brother Ramin Djawadi’s poignant composition “Goodbye Brother” is used throughout the 8 seasons of Game of Thrones. It’s considered the theme of House Stark. The sparse melody mirrors the emotional turmoil of the Stark siblings as they part ways. “Goodbye Brother” serves not only […]

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Kavinsky: Nightcall | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Nightcall Drive is a 2011 neo-noir crime film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling. The film follows a Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. The song “Nightcall” by Kavinsky is used prominently in the film, and it is […]

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The Village (2004): The Gravel Road | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Gravel Road The Gravel Road is an incredible piece of music from M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village. The music is by the iconic composer, James Newton Howard. I remember seeing this film at a packed theater in 2004. At that point, M. Night was […]

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Oppenheimer: American Prometheus | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

American Prometheus I’ve been obsessing over the Ludwig Göransson’s Oppenheimer soundtrack since the film’s release. Just brilliant. Like Hans Zimmer at his peak in the 2010’s. This is a complex story about a complex individual — and Christopher Nolan leans heavily on the music to […]

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Hans Zimmer: TIME | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

TIME Inception is a 2010 science fiction film written, and directed by Christopher Nolan. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Cobb; a professional thief who steals information by infiltrating the subconscious. Cobb is offered a chance to have his criminal history erased in exchange for a […]

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Oppenheimer | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Oppenheimer Oppenheimer is Christopher Nolan’s 12th motion picture. It’s widely considered to be his greatest achievement — with some critics calling it “the film of the century”. The film follows the life of theoretical physicist, J. Robert Oppenheimer who developed the first nuclear weapon. Ludwig […]

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