Category: Post Classical

A Christmas Carol (2019): theme | fingerstyle guitar

A Christmas Carol (2019): theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

A Christmas Carol (2019) Free download on SoundCloud. “What was the purpose of our gross accumulation?” – Jacob Marley A Christmas Carol (2019) is a British miniseries (starring Guy Pearce) based on the 1843 novella of the same name by Charles Dickens. It aired on […]

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Ad Astra: To the Stars (Max Richter) fingerstyle guitar

Ad Astra: To the Stars (Max Richter) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

To the Stars Free download on SoundCloud. As of this writing, To the Stars, is the first released song from Brad Pitt’s deep space epic, Ad Astra. I think about Pitt’s career often. His IMDb page is ridiculously good. From early in the 90’s his […]

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Johann Johannsson: Odi et Amo for classical guitar

Johann Johannsson: Odi et Amo for guitar + TAB

Free download on SoundCloud. This is perhaps the greatest piece by the late Johann Johannsson (next to The Sun’s Gone Dim and the Sky’s Turned Black). Odi et Amo (I Hate Love) is at once devastating and futuristic. Although I prefer the sonic heaviness of […]

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Between the Shadow and Soul - Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar)

Between the Shadow and Soul – Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

Between the Shadow and Soul Free download on SoundCloud “I don’t love you as if you were a rose of salt, topaz, or arrow of carnations that propagate fire: I love you as one loves certain obscure things, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.” […]

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the theory of everything

Johann Johannsson: A Game of Croquet (The Theory of Everything) for guitar + TAB

A Game of Croquet Free download on SoundCloud. A Game of Croquet is one of Johann Johannsson’s best pieces from his Golden Globe winning score for, The Theory of Everything. The piano arpeggios of Croquet did not lend themselves well to the guitar. However, the […]

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we move lightly

Dustin O’Halloran: We Move Lightly for guitar + TAB

We Move Lightly Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud. This has always been one of my favorite pieces by Dustin O’Halloran, who is among best contemporary composers. I performed We Move Lightly on years ago on this blog, but I wanted to do a refreshed performance. […]

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Mandy: Children of the New Dawn (Johann Johannsson) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Mandy Free MP3 Download on SoundCloud Mandy is a 2018 American action horror film directed and written by Panos Cosmatos which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. The film stars Nicolas Cage and it is one of the last films scored by Icelandic composer, […]

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Evan Handyside

The Still of the Morning: a song for guitar by Evan Handyside + TAB

The Still of Morning Free (for personal use only) high-quality download on SoundCloud. I wrote this song for the heroes of morning. Whether you’re an early morning runner, crossfitter, writer, or just going to work — our genesis starts, uninterrupted, in the early morning stillness […]

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The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans: In the Beginning (Sean Redmond) for guitar + TAB

I first heard In the Beginning in the trailer for The Light Between Oceans, starring Michael Fassbender. The composer is London based, Sean Redmond: a singer/songwriter turned orchestral composer. Sean Redmond’s debut 2013 orchestral album, Something More, led him to become a fairly in demand […]

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Jonsi and Alex: Shooting Stars | fingerstyle guitar

Excuse my haggard look in the video — I have a 12 week old infant son. Not much sleep — or anything happening — unless it directly involves him. Somehow I manage to turn out a post each week, but it’s definitely tough as there’s […]

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The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything: The Whirling Ways of Stars That Pass

(Note: The Whirling Ways of Stars That Pass is my premium content.) How to play The Whirling Ways of Stars That Pass by Johann Johannsson At the time of this writing, Johann Johannson has just won a Golden Globe award for his The Theory of […]

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Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful: How to play Demimonde | fingerstyle guitar

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Give your mind a break. Play guitar. It is critical to play guitar at least once a day. If anything, to give your mind a break while […]

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