1. lgmcben

    Please recommend good orchestral library for learning (eg. lets you peek into pre-orchestrated patches)

    Hi. Sorry for my imperfect English and lack of musical knowledge in general. I'm a professional software developer who is still a newby in music composition. Until now I only composed 1 video game song which took me 10 months. I only use a free sample library. (which already sounds good to my...
  2. L

    Orchestration: Where do I even start?

    I know the basics of music theory, i.e (reading notation, time signatures, etc). But I have never worked with an orchestral track before. To put it in context, I am an aspiring film composer. I want to learn how an orchestra works, but have no clue where to even begin. I have a hard time...
  3. kessel

    Where to learn music theory and harmony and not getting bored?

    Hi, I started playing guitar and making music 30 years ago and as much as I love music I could never become friends with music theory. Nevertheless I always wanted to learn some more theory, specially harmony, to improve my compositions and arrangement skills, but the main problem I've always...
  4. ChrisSiuMusic

    I’d Love To Hear From You!

    Hello fellow composers! Hope you’re doing awesome. :2thumbs: I’ve been thinking of creating a few online courses in the near future (hopefully by next year), with the first 2 being: 1. Learning the Piano for Composers and Songwriters 2. Writing and Producing an Uplifting Cinematic Orchestral...
  5. creativeforge

    Goalcast: What we can learn from the late Johann Johannsson

    Goalcast (the "motivation" people) put this out a couple weeks ago. Johann lives on in the things we can learn from him still... ------- QUOTE: "Here are three crucial lessons we can all learn from the film composer — regardless of our background or industry. 1. Be bold and strive for...
  6. dtonthept

    YES! It's the "I'm switching to Cubase, give me some tips!" thread

    Hey folks, Super long time Pro Tools, Live, and occasional Logic user here. I've read so many interesting stories about folks learning Cubase on this forum, I thought it would be fun to have a thread that was all about really simple, small, tricks, or really simple, small questions. What do...
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