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Farewell to Altamira

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I LOVE this piece from Mark Knopfler. Next to The Godfather theme, it's currently my most favorite thing to play. This piece is from the film Finding Altamira. The score is comprised of Knopfler -- deftly playing subtle, Spanish guitar lines on a steel string parlor guitar.

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Gear used

This is a beautiful guitar that I borrowed from a friend. It’s a Taylor Builder’s Edition K14ce.  You can find a current list of my gear here.

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How to play Farewell to Altamira | fingerstyle guitar

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The guitar tab is beautifully written across 2 pages. I highly recommend this piece for intermediate guitar players. It sounds sophisticated -- but it's relatively easy to play for a Spanish guitar piece. I hope you luxuriate in this arrangement like I do. The guitar tab is available below:

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Matthew's dad, Jennifer's husband, bass player - New Invisible Joy, YouTuber, short-film composer, creator of modern content for guitar.