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My Heart Will Go On

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I recently heard a super minimal version of My Heart Will Go On played with two cellos. I believe the duo's name was literally 2CELLOS. It was beautiful and I wanted to create a subtle and minimal guitar version too.

Composer, James Horner, was such a tragic loss to film music. His wiki resume is unreal: Legends of the Fall, Braveheart, Titanic, A Beautiful Mind, Apocalypto, The Perfect Storm, The Devil's Own, Apollo 13, Glory, and so on. If you're around my age (mid-40's) James Horner sound-tracked many pivotal movies of your adolescence.

To me, Horner specialized in the "Celtic" motif. I love the way his music plays out on guitar. I incorporate little trills to mimic the Celtic whistles.

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Gear used

For My Heart Will Go On, I used my Cordoba C7 Cedar. The cedar top is a naturally dark and deep sounding wood.

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How to play My Heart Will Go On | fingerstyle guitar

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The guitar tab for My Heart Will Go On is beautifully written across two pages. It's relatively easy to play, and this is a perfect song for beginner and intermediate guitar players. I loved playing this. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. The guitar tab is available below:

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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.