A Gift of Thistle

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A Gift of Thistle is the “love theme” of Braveheart, and it was composed by the late James Horner — whose scores always held a slight Celtic tone. Most consider this to be the main title theme of Mel Gibson’s Braveheart.

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Gear used

For A Gift of Thistle, I used my Cordoba GK Studio. You can find a current list of all of my gear here.

How to play A Gift of Thistle | fingerstyle guitar

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The guitar tab for A Gift of Thistle is beautifully written across two pages. Aside from the intro, the guitar tab consists of one long passage |: between repeat brackets :| played twice.

Enjoy, the guitar guitar tab is available below:

A Gift of Thistle is played in standard tuning with a capo on the 5th fret.

Braveheart: A Gift of Thistle (love theme) for guitar

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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.