Tag: War Films

American Sniper: The Funeral (Ennio Morricone) fingerstyle guitar + TAB

American Sniper Ennio Morricone’s “The Funeral” was used as the closing theme in Clint Eastwood’s 2014 film American Sniper. The song was originally composed for the 1965 spaghetti western, The Return of Ringo. It’s a melancholic piece of music that perfectly captured the final scenes […]

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Band of Brothers (HBO): theme | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Band of Brothers Band of Brothers is a 2001 American war drama miniseries based on the 1992 book (of the same name) by WW2 historian, Stephen E. Ambrose. The series was created by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, who had collaborated on the 1998 World […]

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Saving Private Ryan | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Saving Private Ryan Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan (1998) was the first war film that put the viewer into the battle. You felt the measure of their sacrifice. I was in my early 20’s when I saw it, and I went back to theater to […]

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All Quiet on the Western Front: Paul | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

All Quiet on the Western Front This film has instantly become one of my all-time favorites. While based on a literary classic, All Quiet on the Western Front is not your “classic” war film. It has more in common with HBO’s Chernobyl, than 1917. There […]

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Explosions In The Sky: Waking Up (a variation) | fingerstyle guitar

Lone Survivor: Waking Up | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Waking Up Waking Up is a piece of music from the film, Lone Survivor. This is an awesome movie about the lone survival of Navy SEAL, Marcus Luttrell — after his 4 man reconnaissance team was chased up and down a mountain side by scores […]

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Dunkirk (2017): Variation 15 | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Variation 15 (Dunkirk) Although Hans Zimmer is the principal composer of the Dunkirk Score, the soft ambient/melodic tracks are from composer Benjamin Wallfisch, and classical composer Sir Edward Elgar 1857-1934. The music of Dunkirk is a reimagined piece from Sir Edward Elgar entitled, Nimrod – […]

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Hacksaw Ridge: Praying | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Hacksaw Ridge Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 biographical war film directed by Mel Gibson, based on the 2004 documentary: The Conscientious Objector. The film tells the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss, a Seventh-day Adventist Christian who served as a combat medic in World War […]

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Fury

Fury: Norman | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Fury Fury is a 2014 American war film directed by David Ayer. It stars Brad Pitt as Wardaddy, a tank commander who leads a five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany during World War II. The film’s score was composed […]

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