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  1. ChrisSiuMusic

    ScoreTalk (Ep. 2): Why The 'Schindler's List' Theme Is So Beautiful

    Hi all! In this video, let's explore one of the sadder themes of John Williams, and what makes it so special. Please enjoy!
  2. ChrisSiuMusic

    ScoreTalk (Ep. 1): Home Alone Theme (100th Video Special)

    Hi everyone! To celebrate my 100th video on my channel, I wanted to debut my new series 'ScoreTalk' with a classic John Williams tune. Please enjoy!!
  3. ChrisSiuMusic

    Film Scoring: What Makes The Avengers Theme So ICONIC

    Hi friends! Today I wanted to go over the insanely cinematic Avengers theme, and dive into the chord structure and melodic choices of Alan Silvestri that make this piece so iconic. Please enjoy!
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    'Once Upon A Romance' - Chord and Theory Breakdown

    Hey everyone! Welcome to the first episode of 'Inside The Score' for my newest piece, where we'll take a look at the musical background and the harmonic/melodic content that makes up the music. Please enjoy, and let me know if you have any thoughts/feedback!
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    Inside The Score: Good Egg Galaxy (Musical Analysis)

    Hey everyone! Today I wanted to break down the music behind Good Egg Galaxy, a cinematic orchestral piece from Super Mario Galaxy. If you’re into music theory, you may enjoy this :) Thanks, Chris
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    The Most In-Depth Orchestral Breakdown I’ve Ever Done

    Hey fellow composers! As some of you know, I just released a new soundtrack entitled ‘Chief Of The Sky’. I followed this with a theory and musical breakdown of the track, which you can watch here: In this 2nd part of my breakdown series, we will be talking about the arrangement and...
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    Inside The Score - Chief Of The Sky (Part 1/3): Theory, Melody, and Harmony

    Hello friends! Welcome to the first video in my breakdown series where I discuss the theory, melody and harmony behind my latest track 'Chief Of The Sky'. Please enjoy, and let me know if you have any questions!
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    Breakdown of a Disney/Adventure Score: Orchestration and Arrangement

    Happy Sunday music makers! Please enjoy the second part of this mini series, discussing the arrangement and orchestration of my original ‘A New Beginning’. I’d love to know what you think!
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    Breakdown of a Disney/Adventure Score: Musical Elements

    Hey friends! If you've ever wondered what goes behind the music in a Disney/Fantasy style track, I've made a video dissecting exactly that: the chord structures, melodic contours, and overall theory behind an original score in this style. I hope you enjoy!