Category: Best of Intellimusica

Jenny of Oldstones (Florence + the Machine) for classical guitar

Jenny of Oldstones (Florence + the Machine) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Jenny of Oldstones This was a great tune performed in Game of Thrones (Season 8, Episode 2). It was hauntingly reprised during the end credits by Florence + the Machine. My classical guitar version is based on the end credits. With a song like Jenny […]

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Muse: Isolated System | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Isolated System I love this instrumental piece by Muse. It worked perfectly as the theme song for Brad Pitt’s World War Z in 2013. Using Isolated System was a brilliant stroke. Another great example of an outsourced song becoming a theme is Tubular Bells from […]

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A Lannister Always Pays His Debts - for classical guitar

A Lannister Always Pays His Debts – fingerstyle guitar + TAB

A Lannister Always pays His Debts I’ve always loved this piece from Games of Thrones Season 3. It’s really a classic motif from the series called, The Rains of Castamere. The Lannister variant is an extended more melodic version. I paired down the piece to something […]

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Lily’s Theme for classical guitar + TAB

Harry Potter: Lily’s Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Lily’s Theme Lily’s Theme, by composer Alexandre Desplat, is one of the most poignant pieces of music from the Harry Potter films. This was was one of the first songs I ever posted — way back in 2011. It was time for a redo as […]

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If Beale Street Could Talk: theme for guitar (Nicholas Britell)

If Beale Street Could Talk: Agape | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

If Beale Street Could Talk If Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018 romantic drama film written and directed by Barry Jenkins. The film follows a young woman in early 1970s Harlem — who seeks to clear the name of her lover, charged with a […]

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harry potter - hedwig's theme - classical guitar

Hedwig’s Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Hedwig’s Theme I love the Harry Potter music by John Williams, and I know the music has a lot of special meaning to the fans. I created this arrangement of Hedwig’s theme (specifically) from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. I’ve lowered the key […]

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Uninvited - City of Angels - Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette: Uninvited – instrumental for acoustic guitar + TAB

Uninvited I know, this was an odd choice for me. However, having worked out this rendition for a guitar student — I just had to post it on on this blog — it turned out great. City of Angels (Nick Cage, Meg Ryan) is one […]

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there will be blood

There Will Be Blood: Prospector Arrives (Jonny Greenwood) for guitar + TAB

Prospector Arrives In the American classic, There Will be Blood — a ruthless oil prospector, Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis) moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son HW to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: The Wings (Brokeback Mountain) + TAB

The Wings The Wings completes my arrangements for the Oscar winning Brokeback Mountain Soundtrack by Gustavo Santaolalla. This song is what initially drew me into Gustavo Santaolalla’s film score work, way back in 2005. The film was very controversial then, and I remember cleaning my […]

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the book

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: The Book (Carter Burwell) + TAB

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs I’m a huge Coen Brothers fan, and the The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Netflix) is one of their best. It’s really the Coen Bros unleashed — as Netflix doesn’t have the same constraints as a Hollywood studio. My favorite of […]

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Boy Erased: Revelation (Troye Sivan & Jonsi) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Revelation I love this song. Revelation is so minimalist — specifically the “vinyl” version from the Boy Erased soundtrack. I used the vinyl version as a template for this guitar arrangement. The power of Revelation is in it’s subtlety; the unprocessed (unproduced) delicate way Troye Sivan sings. […]

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billie eilish

Billie Eilish: when the party’s over | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Billie Eilish My job as a private guitar teacher keeps me young. I’m 41 at the moment, and long past the age where most people take in new music. My peers have retreated to the music of the college years, only popping their head above […]

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