Category: Easy to Play

Hans Zimmer: Beautiful Lie | fingerstyle guitar

Hans Zimmer: Beautiful Lie | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Beautiful Lie Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I highly recommend the extended cut of Batman v Superman on HBO Max. A full 30 minutes has been added to the film which develops the characters and storyline much better. It’s essentially “The Snyder Cut” […]

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Johann Johannsson: The Theory of Everything | fingerstyle guitar

Johann Johannsson: The Theory of Everything | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Theory of Everything Free download on SoundCloud. The Theory of Everything (2014) is a  biographical romantic drama film set at the University of Cambridge. It details the life of the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. The exquisite music, by the late Johann Johannsson, won the […]

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Mary Magdalene (2018) | fingerstyle guitar

Mary Magdalene (2018) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Mary Magdalene (2018) Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Mary Magdalene is a 2018 film directed by Garth Davis. It stars Rooney Mara, and Joaquin Phoenix. This is one of Johann Johannsson’s final film scores before his sudden death in 2018. This film dispels […]

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The Parting Glass | fingerstyle guitar

The Parting Glass | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Parting Glass Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. The Parting Glass is a Scottish traditional song written in 1770. (However, evidence of this song has been found in manuscripts from the 1620s-1630’s.) This solo guitar arrangement is heavily inspired by live a-capella versions […]

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The Handmaid's Tale: Their First Time | fingerstyle guitar

The Handmaid’s Tale: Their First Time | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Their First Time Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Their First Time, by composer Adam Taylor, is the standout piece from the Hulu original series, The Handmaid’s Tale. I love the simplicity and repetition of this motif. My hope is to pair back my […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Morning | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Morning | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Morning Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Morning is the central theme from August: Osage County — a highly underrated soundtrack by Gustavo Santaolalla. Much like Brokeback Mountain, the film’s score has Santaolalla exploring uniquely Americana themes. [I posted this song in 2014, but […]

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Enya: Aniron | fingerstyle guitar

Enya: Aniron | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Aniron Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I don’t know too much about The Lord of the Rings. I saw the movies years ago and generally thought they were breathtaking. I recall The Hobbit films more recently, and they were equally as good. Both […]

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2 Minute Classical Guitar: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla + TAB

Valhalla Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has a really strong melody that was easy to capture as a short guitar arrangement. It turned out to be a perfect étude; a short musical composition, designed as an exercise to improve technique […]

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The xx: Intro | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Why it’s OK to be okay at guitar Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Within my lifestyle as a guitar teacher and guitar blogger, nothing is more apparent to me, then people’s lack of self-confidence, or perceived status, as a guitarist. I’m not immune […]

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But for the Fall of Rain - Evan Handyside (Ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

But for the Fall of Rain – Evan Handyside (Ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

But for the Fall of Rain Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This is piece of music I wrote for Adam Taylor’s micro-short animation, But for the Fall of Rain. [Parents, although it’s an animation, there is an F-bomb in there.] Adam is a […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Soft Descent | Inextinguishable Flames

Gustavo Santaolalla: Soft Descent | Inextinguishable Flames + TAB

Soft Descent | Inextinguishable Flames Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. While Inextinguishable Flames is the prototypical riff from The Last of Us Part II — Soft Descent is more reminiscent of Gustavo Santaolalla’s work on The Motorcycle Diaries. The latter is quite possibly […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Only Solitude (Monsterland)

Gustavo Santaolalla: Only Solitude (Monsterland) + TAB

Only Solitude Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I adore this piece of music from Gustavo Santaolalla’s Monsterland soundtrack. So creative, so beautiful. While it’s actually played on a violin, I reimagined it as a solo guitar piece in Santaolalla’s signature, minimalist style. You […]

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