Game Of Thrones Theme

Below is the lesson for the Theme to ‘Game Of Thrones’.

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The theme from the popular T.V. show, this arrangement is a fingerstyle piece that uses a motif to build a composition. A motif is a repeating series of notes (a.k.a: a phrase) used throughout a piece of music. The intro is the motif in this song, and it is repeated throughout the arrangement as a way to help build tension. Compare this to another famous piece that uses a motif: Beethoven’s 5th Symphony.

This arrangement was written in 6/8 and should be counted in 2 bar sections: 1 2 3 (bar 1) 4 5 6 (bar 2). The rhythms consist of quarter notes and eighth notes. I would count the bars either before and/or during playing. This will help you lock into the “feel” of the song, as it is steady and pulsing.

Part 1 – Performance & Free Lesson

Part 2 – For Premium Members

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