Photo by Sole D'Alessandro G. | Unsplash

[Reposted from 2018. Updated 7/13/2022]

Lago Frías 

Free audio download on SoundCloud.

I often create medleys and musical derivatives that I personally want to hear. Lago Frias (The Motorcycle Diaries) has always been one of my favorite guitar riffs from composer Gustavo Santaolalla. But, it's only a riff.

With this arrangement, I've created a Motorcycle Diaries Medley beginning with Lago Frias and continuing with:

Partida del Leprosario,

La Partida,

and Leyendo en el Hospital.

Of course, all are from Gustavo Santaolalla's venerable Motorcycle Diaries soundtrack, which is one of his greatest musical achievements. The music is so good. You can easily use it to soundtrack your own road trip -- or just an evening glass of vino.

You might also like to play...

All of my arrangements from Gustavo Santaolalla's The Motorcycle Diaries soundtrack.

Gear used

For Lago Frias, I used my Cordoba C7 Cedar top. It's a deep and boomy guitar that I use specifically for low and alternate tunings. You can find a current list of my gear here.

Spotify and streaming

You can find my personal music on Spotify, Apple, Amazon Music, and all streaming services:

Evan on Spotify

Evan on Apple

The Intellimusica Spotify Playlist: Ethereal & Cinematic Music
(This is music that I’ve played and intend to play on Intellimusica. It flows beautifully — and additionally works as music for focus, meditation, and relaxation.)

How to play Lago Frías | fingerstyle guitar

(Resources: learn more about Premium Memberships here. Get my weekly posts right to your inbox.)

I would characterize Lago Frias as relatively easy to play -- as none of the chord shapes are difficult. However, the guitar tab is three pages long, and some beginners might be a bit overwhelmed. I hope you enjoy playing this as much as I enjoyed creating it. The guitar tab is available below:

Modern content for the practicing guitarist.

To continue, subscribe and get Unlimited Access to over 500 Premium TABs. Film Music, Pop Music, Lessons, and more. Start Playing Now.

Subscribe | Purchase this TAB

Already a member? log in to read the rest of this content.

Written by:

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