Category: Film Score

The Cinematic Orchestra: Arrival of the Birds | fingerstyle guitar

The Cinematic Orchestra: Arrival of the Birds | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Arrival of the Birds This performance is a free download on SoundCloud. I’ve always liked The Cinematic Orchestra, and their piece, Arrival of the Birds, was recommended to me by a reader. Such beautiful music. It instantly became on one of my favorites. This song […]

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In Grace - Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar)

In Grace – Evan Handyside (Ambient, World guitar) + TAB

In Grace Enjoy my new single, In Grace, wherever you get your music. Here’s a couple of quick links: Spotify Apple Music & iTunes Free download on SoundCloud. I just released, The Garden Tomb; my first EP since 2012. I’m much more confident in my […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Iguazu (a variation)

Gustavo Santaolalla: Iguazu (a variation) + TAB

Iguazu Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This is an arrangement of Gustavo Santaolalla’s most famous composition, Iguazu. In the late 90’s, as both a musician and producer, Santaolalla was already an icon in Latin alternative music. His instrumental piece, Iguazu, was used to […]

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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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The Queen's Gambit: Beth's Story | fingerstyle guitar

The Queen’s Gambit: Beth’s Story | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Queen’s Gambit Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. The Queen’s Gambit is a drama miniseries about the life of orphaned chess prodigy, Beth Harmon. The Netflix series chronicles her rise to the top of the chess world, while struggling with drug and alcohol […]

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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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Ammonite: Fossils | fingerstyle guitar

Ammonite: Fossils | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Fossils Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. I have long been a massive fan of Dustin O’Halloran’s music. Both his solo material, film work, and (side project) A Winged Victory for the Sullen. His music has a tenderness that is unmistakable. I don’t know […]

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News of the World: Castroville | fingerstyle guitar

News of the World: Castroville | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

News of the World Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. News of the World is an American Western directed by Paul Greengrass. It’s based on the 2016 novel (of the same name) by Paulette Jiles. The film follows a Civil War veteran (Tom Hanks) […]

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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 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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