Category: Modern Classics

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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Hans Zimmer: Now We Are Free | fingerstyle guitar

Hans Zimmer: Now We Are Free | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Now We Are Free Free download on SoundCloud. Now We Are Free is one of Hans Zimmer’s foremost pieces next to Time. It’s the closing theme of Ridley Scott’s Gladiator when Maximus rejoins his family amidst the wheat fields. The vocal performance is by Australian singer, […]

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Halloween Theme (ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Halloween Theme (ambient, World guitar) + TAB

Halloween (Reposted and updated from 2017) As evidenced by this blog, I’m a huge fan of multi-instrumentalist composer, Gustavo Santaolalla. His music is synonymous with the world. He seems to capture at once the sound of Latin America, as well as distant cultures from all […]

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The Last of the Mohicans | fingerstyle guitar

The Last of the Mohicans | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Last of the Mohicans Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. While the film and soundtrack are timeless — the music production was fairly chaotic for The Last of the Mohicans. Director Michael Mann had initially requested that Trevor Jones (composer) provide an electronic […]

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Legends of the Fall: The Ludlows | fingerstyle guitar

Legends of the Fall: The Ludlows | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Ludlows Free download of this performance on SoundCloud. Legends of the Fall (1994) is an epic American historical drama, directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt. The film is about three brothers and their father living on the plains of Montana in the […]

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The Shawshank Redemption: Stoic Theme | fingerstyle guitar

The Shawshank Redemption: Stoic Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Shawshank Redemption Free Download of this performance on SoundCloud. Written and directed by Frank Darabont, The Shawshank Redemption, is a 1994 drama film based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.  The film tells the story of a banker who […]

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Unsolved Mysteries (Netflix): opening theme | fingerstyle guitar

Unsolved Mysteries (Netflix): opening theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Unsolved Mysteries Free download on SoundCloud. Unsolved Mysteries is a mystery documentary television show — documenting cold cases and paranormal phenomena. The series has been revamped on Netflix and it’s enthralling. The first episode, Mystery on the Rooftop is totally bizarre. There’s 6 episodes in […]

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1917: Wayfaring Stranger | fingerstyle guitar

1917: Wayfaring Stranger | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Wayfaring Stranger Free download on SoundCloud. The Wayfaring Stranger is a well-known American folk and gospel song that originating in the early 19th century. The song is about a plaintive soul on the journey of life. The most popular variation is from Johnny Cash. In […]

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Hans Zimmer: No Time for Caution | fingerstyle guitar

Hans Zimmer: No Time for Caution | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

No Time for Caution Free download on SoundCloud. This music is from one of the more intense scenes of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. The scene is literally known as No Time for Caution. To this day, it gives me chills. Hans Zimmer’s entire score for Interstellar […]

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In the House - In a Heartbeat | fingerstyle guitar

In the House – In a Heartbeat | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

28 Weeks Later Free download on SoundCloud. 28 Weeks Later was first film that truly horrified me. I left the theater with a sense of creeping dread and hopelessness. Don’t get me wrong, it was excellent. I just needed to watch a comedy — or […]

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On the Nature of Daylight | fingerstyle guitar

On the Nature of Daylight | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

On the Nature of Daylight Free download on SoundCloud. The post-classical genre is a (popular but controversial) genre of contemporary music that combines classical and electronic music. Usually, the music is slower and emotive. The top composers of this genre have found a home for […]

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