Category: Easy to Play

Far from the Madding Crowd: Bathsheba and Oak Unite I fingerstyle guitar

Far from the Madding Crowd I fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Far from the Madding Crowd Free download on SoundCloud of this performance. Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) is a novel by Romanticist author, Thomas Hardy. Romanticism was an artistic movement towards the end of the 18th century that emphasized emotion and individualism. The novel was […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Wait and Then | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Wait and Then | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Wait and Then by Gustavo Santaolalla Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, I believe Gustavo Santaolalla’s 2014 album, Camino, is a collection of music that was intended for various film projects. I’ve scored a few short films, […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Cordon de Plata | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Cordon de Plata | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Cordon de Plata Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Cordon de Plata is a beautiful piece of music from Gustavo Santaolalla’s album, Camino. I believe that record is a collection of instrumentals that didn’t find a home in Santaolalla’s various film projects over the […]

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Explosions In The Sky: Waking Up (a variation) | fingerstyle guitar

Explosions In The Sky: Waking Up (a variation) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Waking Up Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Waking Up is a piece of music from the film, Lone Survivor. This is an awesome movie about the lone survival of Navy SEAL, Marcus Luttrell — after his 4 man reconnaissance team was chased up […]

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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

Johann Johannsson: 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

The Lord of the Rings: Aniron (Enya) 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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