Category: Gustavo Santaolalla

Gustavo Santaolalla: Longing (The Last of Us Part II)

Gustavo Santaolalla: Longing (The Last of Us Part II) + TAB

Longing Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. This arrangement combines both Longing and Longing (Redemptions) from The Last of Us Part II soundtrack. The latter of which is actually played on a Ronroco — a tiny, 5 string Andean guitar — that Gustavo Santaolalla […]

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The Last of Us Part II: Unbroken (a variation)

The Last of Us Part II: Unbroken (a variation) + TAB

Unbroken Free download on SoundCloud. It took me all of two seconds to realize that Unbroken occupies the same space (and delivers the same poignancy) as The Choice from the first game. What a great piece of music from the master, Gustavo Santaolalla. Lately, I’ve […]

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The Last of Us: Vanishing Grace (a variation)

The Last of Us: Vanishing Grace (a variation) + TAB

Vanishing Grace (a variation) Free download on SoundCloud. I’ve been steeped in Gustavo Santaolalla’s music and guitar playing since 2005 when his iconic score for Brokeback Mountain was first released. The minimalism of his playing captivated me immediately. Santaolalla’s style has informed my playing ever […]

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The Last of Us: The Choice (a variation)

The Last of Us: The Choice (a variation) + TAB

The Choice Free download on SoundCloud. Though I haven’t played The Last of Us (not a gamer) The Choice has long been one of my favorite pieces of music by composer, Gustavo Santaolalla. He truly has a knack for the “major lift” which is why, […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Joaillerie | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Joaillerie | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Joaillerie By 1998, Gustavo Santaolalla was already an iconic musician and producer in the Latin alternative rock scene. His album, Ronroco, launched his reinvention as a film composer. The song, Iguazu, was used to great effect in, The Insider. Following 1998’s Ronroco, Camino is a […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Amor y Paz | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Amor y Paz Free download on SoundCloud. On March 24th (2020) Gustavo Santaolalla posted this short piece to his Instagram and YouTube channel. So far as I can tell, he’s calling it Amor y Paz (Love & Peace). He follows up by mentioning, “Love & […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Impermanence | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Impermanence | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Impermanence Free download on SoundCloud. “Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realize that nothing really belongs to them.” ― Paulo Coelho Gustavo Santaolalla’s most underrated score is from the 2013 film August: Osage County – a 2013 American comedy-drama […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Rein (Biutiful) | fingerstyle guitar

Gustavo Santaolalla: Rein (Biutiful) | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Rein Free download on SoundCloud. This song is from the film, Biutiful, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu (The Revenant, Babel, Birdman). Biutiful stars Javier Bardem who plays Uxbal: a conflicted criminal in Barcelona’s underground. Learning that he is ill and has just a few months […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: The Last of Us (Astray)

Gustavo Santaolalla: The Last of Us (Astray) + TAB

The Last of Us (Astray) Free download on SoundCloud. It’s hard to believe I can still find stuff to play from this score — even years later. This piece is from The Last of Us Volume 2, and it’s supplemental music by Gustavo Santaolalla. Astray […]

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Dearest - Gustavo Santaolalla - Life in 12 Bars

Gustavo Santaolalla: Dearest (Life in 12 Bars) + guitar TAB

Life in 12 Bars Free download of this performance in SoundCloud. Life in 12 Bars is a behind the scenes documentary of Eric Clapton’s musical restlessness and personal tragedy. Clapton’s quest to grow his artistic voice saw him routinely abandon successful relationships with bands and […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Sendero (The Motorcycle Diaries) + TAB

Sendero Free Download on Soundcloud I originally posed this song in 2012, but I’m much better at sound quality now and wanted to update Sendero (Path) for 2018. I love how Gustavo Santaolalla stays tight to the beat, almost like fingerstyle funk. As per usual, […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: The Wings (Brokeback Mountain) + TAB

The Wings Free HQ Download on SoundCloud.  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. From there, the theme Brokeback Mountain […]

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