Category: Modern Classics

blade runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049: Tears In the Rain (Hans Zimmer, Benjamin Wallfisch) for guitar + TAB

Tears In the Rain I would also strongly add Vangelis as the principal composer of this song. “Tears In Rain” minus a (the) is from the original iconic Blade Runner (1982) soundtrack. Tears in the Rain is nearly a verbatim replicant (sorry had to) of […]

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Blade Runner (1982): Main Titles (Vangelis) for guitar + TAB

Blade Runner 1982 The original Blade Runner is one of my all time favorites. I’ve watched it a dozen times. Ridley Scott’s bleak dystopian future is still so gritty and “80’s weird” — in a conceptual way. Like all great SiFi themes, the Blade Runner […]

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Dunkirk (2017): Variation 15 | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Variation 15 (Dunkirk) Although Hans Zimmer is the principal composer of the Dunkirk Score, the soft ambient/melodic tracks are from composer Benjamin Wallfisch, and classical composer Sir Edward Elgar 1857-1934. The music of Dunkirk is a reimagined piece from Sir Edward Elgar entitled, Nimrod – […]

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Twin Peaks Theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Twin Peaks [Wikipedia, edited] Originally aired in 1990, Twin Peaks is a crime drama mixed with healthy doses of the surreal, this series is about FBI Agent Dale Cooper, who travels to the small logging town of Twin Peaks to solve the murder of seemingly […]

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A River Runs Through It: Theme for guitar + TAB

[Updated 4/19/22] A River Runs Through It A River Runs Through It, is modern classic movie about the two sons of a stern minister, growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing. One son is reserved, while the other one (Brad Pitt) is […]

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The Revenant: theme (Ryuichi Sakamoto) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

The Revenant The Revenant is a 2015 American western survival film, directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu. It is based on Michael Punke’s 2002 novel of the same name, which is inspired by the real-life frontiersman Hugh Glass. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Glass, a […]

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the hateful eight

The Hateful Eight: theme | for guitar + TAB

L‘Ultima Diligenza di Red Rock L’Ultima Diligenza di Red Rock (The Last Stagecoach to Red Rock) is the main theme from Ennio Morricone’s score for the 2015 film, The Hateful Eight. It is a haunting and atmospheric piece of music that evokes the harshness and […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Riding Horses (Brokeback Mountain) + TAB

Riding Horses (This post and tab have been updated as of 8/31/20) Riding Horses is one of my favorite selections from Gustavo Santaolalla’s iconic, Academy Award winning score for Brokeback Mountain. It’s truly one Gustavo Santaolalla’s most beautiful melodies. The actual piece is two separate […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Leyendo en el Hospital (The Motorcycle Diaries) + TAB

[Updated post and tab: May 2017] The Motorcycle Diaries The Motorcycle Diaries is considered to be one of Gustavo Santaolalla’s greatest film scores. Film synopsis (edited from the official Focus Features site): The Motorcycle Diaries, depicts the rich, complex human and social landscape of early […]

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