Tag: The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games: Rue's Farewell | fingerstyle guitar

The Hunger Games: Rue’s Farewell | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Rue’s Farewell Rue’s Farewell is one of my favorites from James Newton Howard. I created my own arrangement; adding the orchestration – in addition to the actual guitar part from the original piece. The Hunger Games were a great series of movies, and the music […]

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1 | fingerstyle guitar

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson How to compete in a saturated market My friend Daniel, who’s an amazing artist and long time reader of Intellimusica, recently posted […]

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Mockingjay Part 1

The Hanging Tree | fingerstyle guitar

(Note: this post is an entry to the method section of the blog where I muse on business and philosophy. I am not an expert on personal development, and I’m still a work in progress. However, I just like to write and think out-loud. Take […]

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Lorde: How to play Yellow Flicker Beat | fingerstyle guitar

“Fitting in is a short-term strategy, standing out pays off in the long-run.” Seth Godin Be Weird Much like Lana Del Rey, Lorde has an unmistakable sound and musical identity. She’s quite literally Lorde, and nothing else. I’m endlessly fascinated with artists who cultivate a […]

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Catching Fire: How to Play — I Need You (James Newton Howard)

The art of minimalist practicing The scope of this blog is pretty narrow, so my guitar playing can easily become one dimensional. From time to time, I’ll get out of my comfort zone and practice difficult things to reset my progress. Usually, the arrangements I […]

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Coldplay, Altas for Classical Guitar

Coldplay: Atlas | fingerstyle guitar

I just returned home from a short vacation — where I intentionally didn’t bring a guitar or a computer. In the 48 hours since returning, I raced to get Coldplay’s new single, Atlas (for the upcoming Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack) arranged for classical guitar […]

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The Hunger Games: How to play — Healing Katniss (James Newton Howard)

James Newton Howard’s Healing Katniss is the last of the four guitar-centric songs from The Hunger Games original score — and the most difficult. These types of minutia oriented songs are difficult for me to memorize and comprehension is truly half the battle when learning anything. […]

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