Wonder Woman: Trafalgar Celebration for guitar (Rupert Gregson-Williams) + TAB

Posted on 15. Jun, 2017 by in Best of Intellimusica, Film Score, Premium Tabs

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Trafalgar Celebration

I’m a big fan of composer, Rupert Gregson-Williams. He tends to write long passages of music — without many repeats. He scored Hacksaw Ridge (a phenomenal movie) where I’ve also created a guitar arrangement.

His brother, Harry Gregson-Williams has created the incredible scores to Prometheus and The Martian.

To me, Trafalgar Celebration, was the finest piece of music from the Wonder Woman soundtrack. I love the gnarly bit at the end, written by Tom Holkenborg from Batman v Superman. The Wonder Woman theme could have been a million different sappy things — but that short, singular, muscular guitar riff is perfect.

You can find all my arrangements for Batman v Superman here. Hans Zimmer’s Man of Steel Theme being my all time favorite.

Gear Used

For Trafalgar Celebration, I used my Cordoba GK Studio guitar. This is my best and most even sounding guitar. If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you’ve realized that this is the one I use in most of my videos.

Nylon string guitars can have finicky tuning and intonation issues. Not so with the GK Studio, it’s pretty much flawless every time. I only use another guitar when I’m forced to do so because of a weird tuning, etc.

My strings are Savarez Red Card. I play with my finger-tips (not nails) so the rectified nylon on the treble strings gives me a very secure feeling, bright tone. You can find a list of all of my gear here.

How to play Trafalgar Celebration, by composer Rupert Gregson-Williams

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Trafalgar Celebration is perfect for intermediate guitar players and up. Although the chord shapes are relatively easy to play, I could see this being a little daunting for beginner guitar players.

The guitar tab for Trafalgar Celebration is three pages long and played straight through without repeats.

If you’re new to my blog, I employ a specific fingerstyle technique that I picked up from playing one million Gustavo Santaolalla songs. You’ll notice that I match the fingers of my right hand to the strings and quickly arpeggiate through the chord shape — almost like a fingerstyle strum.

Lastly, you’ll notice <7> on the third page. This indicates a harmonic. Enjoy, the guitar tab is available below:

Trafalgar Celebration is played in

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