orchestral

  1. E

    Smart Voice Split on Kontakt

    Hello, Is there another sample library (preferably orchestral) that have smart voice split feature like session horns and session strings? Here's an example: Thank you.
  2. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio 9th Anniversary Sale - Something New Every Day

    ... But first a little love letter from 8Dio ... 8Dio just turned 9 years old! It doesn’t FEEL quite right to celebrate ... and yet ... it doesn’t feel right to not recognize this milestone either? When 8Dio went live in 2011 - we held our breath knowing we had taken the biggest risk of our...
  3. tadam

    The arrival of mankind | orchestra, electric guitar and synths |

    Hi there! I'd like to share my latest work which is an orchestral/electronic hybrid piece. I used many different sample libraries and some live guitar recording. Mixed with my Audio Technica M40x headphone and my two favorite plugins for mixing: Fabfilter ProQ-3 and Gullfoss. Comments would...
  4. ChrisSiuMusic

    3 Important Tips to Mix a Live Instrument into an Orchestral Mockup (ft. Tina Guo)

    Hi friends! In today's video, let's answer a widely asked question: How do you go about mixing live instruments in with an orchestral mockup? Let's discuss 3 considerations, and I hope you'll find these useful and practical for your own workflow. Please enjoy! In case you'd like to hear the...
  5. BlackDorito

    Orch ... with a smattering of jazz

    In this piece, which features piano, I've tried to incorporate a few jazz elements within colorful orchestral textures. No Tin Pan Alley tunes, just variations of a 4-note figure. "Four Note Fantasy - Part 1": Active 12/8 with slow section featuring jazz trio. Some cinematic touches...
  6. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron's 2020 Storewide Summer Sale Starts Now!

    Learn More: https://soundiron.com/collections/all-products As the summer heats up, we've decided it's that time for us to unleash some sizzling deals! We're running a 33% off store wide sale on over 130 virtual instruments in our shop. Includes all ']Kontakt Player/ NKS Libraries and ']Bundles...
  7. Kubler

    “Or Noir” – Trap / synth / orchestral sort of thing I guess

    Hi everyone, This week I wrote a main theme for a webseries, Or Noir (“Black Gold”) that will be released weekly on YouTube. It's a heist story set in the parisian suburbs. The director wanted the theme to convey a human, optimistic side in addition of the traditional "urban" feeling, so I...
  8. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Perfperc Volume 1

    Get it here: https://www.performancesamples.com/perfperc-vol-i/ Buy an album: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  9. Firesouldier

    Danish guy moved to United Kingdom

    Hiya, As the title suggests, I am Danish, but last year I moved to United Kingdom to a town close to London. I am slowly getting used to the new ways over here and so far I am enjoying my new life :) I just joined this forum today and I am excited to be a part of the community, and find out...
  10. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - L&S Chamber Strings

    Get it here: https://www.lightandsoundsamples.com/chamberstrings.html Dry examples: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0dtbvacziz0sh97/L%26S%20Chamber%20Strings%20Dry%20Examples.wav?dl=0 Buy an album: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  11. dman007

    Which type of panner do you use in Cubase for orchestral / film / tv work?

    Which type of panner do you use in Cubase for orchestral / film / tv work? (esp. using sample libraries) Stereo Balanced Panner or Stereo Combined Panner ?
  12. ChrisSiuMusic

    Common Orchestral Doublings & Combinations (Explored)

    Hey everyone! I hope you're having a wonderful day! I'd like to share with you a video on orchestral instrument doublings. This is a widely discussed topic that works especially well with auditory examples, so I hope this video gives you some insights. As always, let me know if you have any...
  13. dman007

    Reverbs for film/tv orchestral mock-up and works

    What reverbs do you recommend and/or use for film / tv orchestral music ? Any thoughts on: UAD Ocean Way Studios UAD Lexicon 480L Valhalla Vintage Verb Perfect Room Pheonix Verb Any others? Looking to get room sound, that space and sense of distance Would like to know people's...
  14. B

    Benji filmer game/film composer

    Yo yo yo I’m doing some game music composing, here’s my demo if ya need a boy to do your music I got ya just hit me up with a DM: benjifilmer on twitter or Instagram my demo:
  15. ThomCSounds

    Checking Out : Copernicus by Indiginus (Free for a limited time)

    Hi everyone, Here's my review of Copernicus by Indiginus, an orchestral library, free for a limited time. Copernicus is a great audiovisual sketching tool featuring orchestral, synth layers and a "movie" feature allowing you to watch slides of the solar system and beyond while playing. I...
  16. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Venice Modern Strings

    Check it out here: https://www.fluffyaudio.com/shop/venice-modern-strings/ Support my work: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Buy my albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  17. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Symphony Series Strings

    Avoid this one if you value your money. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  18. jadedsean

    Midi Tags question

    Hey guys I was wondering if any of you guys use midi tags to balance your templates. Usually CC7 and CC1 are used I think, anyway the reason I ask is, i have setup my template with this procedure and it works great except when I need to skip to a section of a track, and then all hell breaks...
  19. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Westgate Woodwinds (pt.1)

    Get it here: https://www.bigfishaudio.com/catalogview.html?1&24&1:::::::::::::Page=1&Bran=1378 Forum with Patches: https://vi-control.net/community/threads/new-homemade-westgate-modular-series-crossfade-patches.19760/ Dry Examples...
  20. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - LA Drama Drums

    Get it here: https://audiobro.com/ab-store/ Custom Patches: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mel1hzu2u6044iz/AACKVjAlXboqbfx7zFdbzlhia?dl=0 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  21. Soundiron Team

    Composing In The Style Of Danny Elfman (Soundiron Session)

    In this episode of Soundiron Session Craig Peters deconstructs his track titled "What Lurks Beyond The Grave" which was inspired by film composing legend Danny Elfman. Craig shows how he built the track from the ground up using various Soundiron virtual instruments like Hyperion Strings...
  22. ChrisSiuMusic

    Mixing Orchestral Music Live! My Personal Approach

    Hi friends! In the start of this new series, I'm so excited to take you through a live mixing demonstration of my newest piece 'Path to Freedom'. In this first part, we'll explore taking our tracks and organizing them in a simple and clean way. Please enjoy! Every subsequent part will be...
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    What are the frontiers of realism in sampling?

    I believe there are five main frontiers in orchestral sample library realism. Essentially, these are the big dead giveaways that you are hearing samples rather than the real thing. These five things still need improvement and will define future big innovations in future sample libraries. 1...
  24. AdamSold

    Cinematic Orchestral Intro /BBC SO

    Hola! Last week I decided to rescore one of my short orchestral pieces I've composed exactly 8 years ago. Hope u like it. Any feedbacks r very welcome :)
  25. Loïc D

    Singapore 7PM (2020 reorch)

    Hi everyone ! Lately I've been reworking an old track, to give the orchestration, arrangement and mood I wanted but missed to produce in the original release. Any comment or feedback is welcome ! (and will be rewarded with a virtual Singapore Sling with the little paper umbrella) ____ And...
  26. Cory Pelizzari

    Placing Instruments in a Space (pt.1)

    Presets for Seventh Heaven Standard: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ap0tu4sraxjzj3s/CP%20Presets.rar?dl=0 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/ The presets provided must be unzipped to you "user presets" folder for Seventh Heaven. These presets...
  27. ChrisSiuMusic

    Path to Freedom (Official Audio)

    A Disney-inspired orchestral piece to lift your spirits during this time of Covid-19. Enjoy!
  28. Bluemount Score

    BREAKTHROUGH - Short epic track incl. CSS, Metropolis Ark and more

    Enjoy and feel free to leave feedback if you have some :) Thanks! Strings: Cinematic Studio Strings, Metropolis Ark 1 & 2 Brass: Metropolis Ark 1 Woodwinds: Native Instruments Symphony Series Choir: Metropolis Ark 1 Percussion: Damage, Action Strikes, Native Instruments Symphony Series...
  29. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Infinite Brass

    Get it here: https://www.aaronventure.com/infinite-brass Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  30. D

    Beethoven's 5th Symphony — MIDI Remake (Studio One 4)

    Hey forum! Hope you are having a great quarantine time. Working at least :) So i tried to recreate this piece i mentioned in title. Let me know your thoughts and of course, if you have any questions let me know. This is the full version of first movement of 5th Simphony. Project is huge so...
  31. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Con Moto Strings

    Get it here: https://performancesamples.com/conmoto-completebundle/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  32. Cory Pelizzari

    (April Fools) How to Make EPIC Trailer Music

    I hope you're all coping well enough during this global crisis. We all need a little pick-me-up now and then.
  33. Broojacker

    Orchestral hybrid ethnic action

    New track for my gamedev portfolio. Thanks for your comments.
  34. AdamSold

    Isolation song /chill.tech.ambient.orchestral.epic.house

    So since i have a lot of time here at home during these strange weeks, lots of different ideas r coming. I decided to bring one of them to the reality. Hope u Will like it. Feedbacks r welcome! Stay safe, cheers! :)
  35. APD

    APD Offer: 67% Off Palette Bundle by Red Room Audio

    For just $199.99 (instead of $600), get PALETTE BUNDLE by Red Room Audio! This Kontakt Player bundle features PALETTE – MELODIC, PALETTE – ORCHESTRAL FX & PALETTE – RUNS & ARPS. All 3 were recently updated to version 1.2. Already own Palette Sketchpad? Complete your Palette collection! Palette...
  36. C

    OVERTURE no 1. (aka how i built my "Fiverr Orchestra", feedback welcome)

    Hello everyone! I'm Norbert from Hungary and want to share one of my pieces with you i've written 5 years ago. I included a little backstory for this piece about how i made a little "Fiverr Orchestra" to play my piece which i mixed in with Note Performer 3's samples. Please read it before making...
  37. gh0stwrit3r

    Mixing Orchestral Music Review - Joël Dollié about Valse Mystique

    In this video I show you a review on my orchestral music track Valse Mystique by Joël Dollié. He is a professional mixing engineer. I think a review done by a professional out of the music industry is gold for us home-based bedroom composers. We're not professionals in all the areas we need to...
  38. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Early Leap Year Sale 40% off all products.

    8Dio Early Leap Year Sale 40% Off All Products.
  39. RenePedersen

    Advice on finishing songs and developing themes

    Hi composer, I'm looking for some advice on composition in terms of coming up with sections and ideas for motifs and themes. I have now been composing music for about 4 months and feel quite confident in music theory with my 10+ years of playing multiple instruments and in bands but writing...
  40. ryevick

    How Would You Map This Controller For Orchestral Libraries?

    I recently purchased the Nektar Panorama P6 and I'm about to start mapping the faders, encoder knobs and buttons to the left of the display window for different sound libraries and saving them as presets. The main and first preset I want to save is for Spitfire Audio libraries. I own several of...
  41. T

    I arranged the ultimate Witcher 3 Blood and Wine orchestral medley

    I picked some of my favourite Witcher 3 - Blood and Wine tracks and arranged them into an epic orchestral medley, completely from scratch! Would love to hear your thoughts/feedback! I mainly used EastWest libraries for the instruments.
  42. ChrisSiuMusic

    Writing A Trailer Track With 100% Free Orchestral Sample Libraries.

    Happy Thursday everyone! In today's video, let's do something awesomely fun and write a track from scratch using 100% free sample libraries! Please enjoy :D
  43. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Studio Strings Professional

    Get it here: https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/spitfire-studio-strings-professional/ Custom Patches & Multis: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rkl8cmkf1z78q71/AAC2bA4ecErBdo-q5BvX4XEoa?dl=0 Support my work: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Buy my albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  44. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Albion Neo

    Get it here: https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/albion-neo/ Free Patches & Multis: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o1j81h5wxfqh68i/AACdpFXEbQDmYMy0T4N0oGuga?dl=0 Support my work: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Buy my albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  45. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Stormchoir Ultimate

    Get it here: https://www.strezov-sampling.com/products/view/sc-ultimate.html Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Buy an album at Bandcamp: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  46. TRKStudios

    "River of Life" - MIDI Demo

    Hope everyone is having a great new year!! I made a goal for myself to write more this year (outside of the work realm) and not let cues of mine just dust away in folders :) Been diving into the world of classical music a bit more and trying to let it inspire my writing.
  47. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Century Strings 48H Flash Sale

    8Dio Century Strings 48H Flash Sale Get our flagship orchestral Century String library now: Bundle $298 - each volume $198. 48 hours only! The beating heart of Century Orchestral Strings is its completely realistic sound, playability and emotion. Every string section has a unique character...
  48. leoniscaeli

    Soundtrack for a game I'm working on - Demo Level

    Hello guys, I've jut released on my Bandcamp the soundtrack that is going to be used in the demo level for "Seraph Chronicle". The set up for this demo is an inflitration mission with some battles in an supply fort. The first track is composed of many variations, as there would be triggers...
  49. gh0stwrit3r

    Thinking of You - Gh0stwrit3r & [email protected]♪♪(まっきぃ)[Romantic Music]

    The beauty of music is that it brings people together. From all over the world! It’s an universal language to which we all can connect. A couple of months ago I met @[email protected]♪♪(まっきぃ) She is a wonderful pianist from Japan playing outstanding improvisations. Music that speaks to the heart and...