Gustavo Santaolalla: Snow (Brokeback Mountain) + TAB
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Snow (Brokeback Mountain) is emblematic of Gustavo Santaolalla’s minimalist, and egoless songwriting. There’s an unusual dissonant chord position at the end of each cycle. It catches you off guard. While Santaolalla is probably following his ear when writing music, he has a proclivity for unusual tonal changes. I like this — as it adds tension to an otherwise passive song.

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How to play Snow by Gustavo Santaolalla

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The guitar tab is beautifully written across two pages. It’s a great fingerstyle piece for beginner and intermediate guitar players.

The guitar tab is played straight through, and you’ll take care to repeat the sections within the repeat brackets as indicated. Enjoy, the guitar tab is available below:

**Snow, by Gustavo Santaolalla

Snow is played in standard tuning.