Category: Film Music

Mark Knopfler: Farewell to Altamira | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Farewell to Altamira Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. I LOVE this piece from Mark Knopfler. Next to The Godfather theme, it’s currently my most favorite thing to play. This piece is from the film Finding Altamira. The score is comprised of Knopfler […]

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial : theme | fingerstyle guitar

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

[Update 8/6/22. This video was selected to be part of ‘John Williams at 90’; a celebration of his music with the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl in September. They’re featuring a video compilation of YouTubers performing the music of John Williams. Pretty cool.] E.T. […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Munna Falling In Love With Shai | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries) Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. While I don’t know too much about this film — it was released internationally in 2011 as Mumbai Diaries. (At the time of this writing, it’s actually on Netflix.) However, Dhobi Ghat is […]

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Casadh an Tsúgáin | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Casadh an Tsúgáin This performance is available on Spotify, Apple Music and all streaming services. Casadh an Tsúgáin on Spotify Casadh an Tsúgáin on Apple Music Sean-nós “in the old way” singing is unaccompanied, traditional Irish vocal music — usually performed in the Irish language. […]

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Euphoria (HBO): I’m Tired | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

I’m Tired Free audio download on SoundCloud. I’m Tired is the signature track from Euphoria (HBO) season 2. The music is from English musician, Labrinth, who scores the entire show. Labrinth (a singer, rapper, songwriter, and producer) is in Alt-hip hop space where musicality reigns […]

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Thor: Love and Thunder – Bedside Hammer | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Bedside Hammer Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. I thought Bedside Hammer was a nifty little tune from Thor: Love and Thunder. The music is by composer, Michael Giacchino. The orchestral version of this motif is titled Bawl and Jane from the soundtrack. […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Lago Frías (and The Motorcycle Diaries Medley) + TAB

[Reposted from 2018. Updated 7/13/2022] Lago Frías  Free audio download on SoundCloud. I often create medleys and musical derivatives that I personally want to hear. Lago Frias (The Motorcycle Diaries) has always been one of my favorite guitar riffs from composer Gustavo Santaolalla. But, it’s […]

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Jurassic World | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Jurassic World Free audio download on SoundCloud. John Williams is an icon, and his ‘Jurassic theme’ is one of many modern classics by the long time composer. It’s incredible how he has been pitch perfect for nearly 50 years of film making. My entire youth […]

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Hans Zimmer: Time | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

[Reposted from 2017. Updated: July 5th 2022] Inception 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 […]

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Titanic: My Heart Will Go On | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

My Heart Will Go On Free audio download on SoundCloud. I recently heard a super minimal version of My Heart Will Go On played with two cellos. I believe the duo’s name was literally 2CELLOS. It was beautiful and I wanted to create a subtle […]

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Braveheart: A Gift of Thistle | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

[Reposted from Aug 2018. Updated June 2022] A Gift of Thistle Free audio download on SoundCloud. A Gift of Thistle is the “love theme” of Braveheart. It was composed by the late James Horner, whose scores always held a slight Celtic tone. Most consider this […]

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Narcos: Mexico – Fifty Fifty (Gustavo Santaolalla) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Fifty Fifty Free audio download of this performance on SoundCloud. Although Gustavo Santaolalla is prolific, polymath musician and composer — I prefer his film music the most. Within his soundtracks, Santaolalla delivers really clever, minimal guitar pieces. Of those scores, I prefer the darker, brooding, […]

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