Category: Film Score

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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Lyudmilla - Evan Handyside - music inspired by HBO's Chernobyl

Lyudmilla – Evan Handyside (music inspired by HBO’s Chernobyl) + TAB

Lyudmilla Free download on SoundCloud. Lyudmilla Ignatenko is a central character in the bleak story of Chernobyl. Her personal journey embodies the entire battle: [Bureaucratic ineptitude and a crumbling Soviet system ultimately generate a nuclear catastrophe. Hundreds of thousands of regular people are called to […]

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The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy (fingerstyle guitar) + TAB

Toy Story 4: The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy (fingerstyle guitar) + TAB

The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy Free download on SoundCloud. I love Chris Stapleton’s music. The guy might be the best singer in Americana music today. Between he and Jason Isbell — you can’t go wrong sound-tracking any road trip across the heartland. Stapleton’s Lonesome […]

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Deadwood (HBO): theme for guitar

Deadwood: theme (fingerstyle guitar) + TAB

Deadwood Free Download on SoundCloud. I just started Season 1 in anticipation of watching HBO’s Deadwood: The Movie. I had always heard it was a great show and it doesn’t disappoint. Ian McShane is spectacular and his performance is a must see. I dig the […]

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Game of Thrones: The Night King (part three) for guitar

Game of Thrones: The Night King (part three) for guitar + TAB

The Night King (part three) Free download on SoundCloud. My third (and final) installment of Ramin Djawadi’s The Night King is the crescendo of the whole 9 minute piece. It’s also the most memorable motif. My lasting impression of this music is that of total […]

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Game of Thrones: The Last of the Starks - for classical guitar

The Last of the Starks for guitar + TAB

The Last of the Starks I was not disappointed in Game of Thrones season 8. I see it as an extension of season 7. If viewed that way – the story doesn’t feel rushed. The show-runners didn’t have enough source material to work from. I […]

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Game of Thrones: The Night King (part two) for guitar

Game of Thrones: The Night King (part two) for guitar + TAB

Free Download on SoundCloud. As I’ve been arranging Ramin Djawadi’s The Night King (from Game of Thrones Season 8) I’ve become obsessed with the piece. For me, it began as a challenge to transcribe a nearly 9 minute orchestration for guitar. I was only mildly […]

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Game of Thrones: The Night King (part one) for guitar

Game of Thrones: The Night King (part one) for guitar + TAB

The Night King (part one) Free download on SoundCloud. Ramin Djawadi’s The Night King, from Game of Thrones Season 8, is nearly 9 minutes long. I am strategically breaking it up into two or three sections — so I can really flesh out the song […]

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The Office: theme for classical guitar

The Office: theme for guitar + TAB

Free download on SoundCloud. Phew, it’s been real serious around this blog for a few weeks. Time for some levity. My wife and I have been plowing through The Office, and I think we’re in season 7 right now. All of my younger guitar students […]

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Game of Thrones: The Long Night (end credits) for guitar

Game of Thrones: The Long Night (End Credits) for guitar + TAB

The Long Night Free download on SoundCloud. I loved the end credits theme from Game of Thrones, Season 8 Episode 3. The Episode is called The Long Night and the End Credits song is called Not Today. Not Today served as an abbreviated, minimalist version of […]

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Jenny of Oldstones (Florence + the Machine) for classical guitar

Jenny of Oldstones (Florence + the Machine) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Jenny of Oldstones Free download on SoundCloud. This was a great tune performed in Game of Thrones (Season 8, Episode 2). It was hauntingly reprised during the end credits by Florence + the Machine. My classical guitar version is based on the end credits. With […]

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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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