orchestral

  1. victorkws

    John Adams - The Chairman Dances Mockup

    The very first John Adams' composition I have been introduced was "The Chairman Dances". I felt in love instantly, it was so rich in texture and I also like the fact that the music has a very strong allusion to the swooning romanticism of Hollywood. This is a very fun piece to sequence as there...
  2. leoniscaeli

    5 years later - My new Orchestral/Epic/OST/pirateslike 13 minutes track "The Prevail Suite"

    Hello, Backstory 5 years ago I did a 2 minute track called prevail of the strategist : This is the old theme please continue for my new release. Back then I still had a library that lacked realism and I had some exportation quality issues. But I still liked the theme that was born. Years...
  3. dman007

    How do you do orchestral mixing for trailers, film, tv and games ?

    How do you do orchestral mixing (and mock-ups) for trailers, film, tv and games ? So, I've done this in different ways. But which way do you prefer? Where do you place different sections of the orchestra in the stereo field? Do you put bass string parts central or to the right? Where do you pan...
  4. thestickman8

    Happy Halloween To All!!! - The creature's cavern

    I was feeling festive this week and wrote a spooky little tune. Hope you like it!
  5. leoniscaeli

    My 2017 album - The Bridge

    Hello, I recently uploaded on spotify my album released on 2017, and that was only on bandcamp. Would love to hear some thoughts about it as I am planning a new release very soon. Thank you in advance,
  6. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools: TIME MACRO (A Review)

    Hi there! I've uploaded my review of Orchestral Tools' newest library TIME MACRO. I hope you enjoy!
  7. midiman

    Spitfire Orchestral Swarm vs Heavyocity Intimate Textures

    I am interested in getting a few opinions regarding which of these two is your favorite. Please avoid the typical "It depends on what you need it for" counter question. I am interested in hearing your personal favorites from your perceptive and the reasons for it. Preferably for people who own...
  8. ChrisSiuMusic

    Christopher Siu - Cinematic Demo Reel (2018)

    Hi all, please enjoy my demo reel for this year! Would love to hear any thoughts you might have to share. Thank you!
  9. AdamSold

    Fantasy MMORPG Music

    Hey Guys! Recently finished my latest short piece called Entrance of Thalabat. Its kinda mixture with different styles. Hope u gonna like it. Comments are very welcome. Thanks for listening! :)
  10. MoeWalsaad

    Audio Interface for Large orchestral templates?

    Hello, My target is simply to get a newer Audio interface that has a high capacity/Features to handles large Orchestral midi templates and lots of Insert effects, with the least amount of Crackles/Glitches/Latency. The number of audio input slots is not a priority since I rarely record multiple...
  11. ChrisSiuMusic

    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!
  12. ChrisSiuMusic

    Christopher Siu - Chief Of The Sky (Official Audio)

    Hi composers! I hope you're having a wonderful day! Today I wanted to present to you something I've been working on for the past couple of months. For the past year, I've been refining my composing and production style, experimenting with soft/emotional, adventure/fantasy, and cinematic/epic...
  13. CGR

    Minimalist Piano Album

    A track from my recently released production music album 'Minimalist Piano'. Available to license exclusively through Motion Focus Music and their publishing partners world wide. http://www.motionfocusmusic.com/album/MOFOM256/mofom-256-Minimalist-Piano
  14. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools New Library: TIME MACRO

    I'm loving the sound (as always) and concept of this one. Thoughts?
  15. Stu Lloyd

    Speedpainting channel music

    Hey all, a friend has started a youtube channel and she has allowed me to do the music for her. Instead of recycling my existing tracks I tried to bust out a quick one in a day. I know the chord structure sounds quite generic, there's a few movies that come to mind, like Sunshine and Kick Ass...
  16. BradHoyt

    "Newbury & Hobbes Main Theme" by Brad Hoyt

    Hi all! Here's the main theme I wrote and recorded that's based on the "Newbury & Hobbes" mystery novels written by UK author George Mann! Please feel free to leave any feedback. I'll be releasing an entire collection of music based on the first three novels of the series in about 6 weeks...
  17. ScotDP1970

    Taking my first step into a larger world (orchestral libraries)...

    Hi folks, Cutting to the chase: which decent-sounding orchestral library would you recommend? I love the Spitfire Symphony Orchestra, but does their cheaper alternative Albion One really cut it? Taking the scenic route: pardon the Jedi plagiarisms in the thread title, but it sums up where...
  18. 4al.Coda

    A Distortion of Time - Alice's Adventures in Darkness

    Hi! I would like to create a Musical Tale inspired by the univers of Alice in Wonderland… This is my 1st composition for this tale, I choose to create a fantasy & action atmosphere with distortion of time and space. But this time the magical clock sucked Alice into darkness and not to...
  19. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools: Berlin Muted Brass (A Review)

    Hey friends, I've just uploaded a new video, reviewing the Muted Brass from OT. Please enjoy, and ask if you have any questions! :2thumbs:
  20. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Rhapsody Orchestral Percussion

    Get it here: https://impactsoundworks.com/product/rhapsody-orchestral-percussion/
  21. Kubler

    A matter of double bass.

    I'm wondering. Do you guys, in the context of an orchestral piece, mix double basses at their usual place on the stage (aka, right / hard right) or do you prefer to center them ? I usually go for the right panning because I'm kind of a traditionalist-psychorigid type of dude when it comes to...
  22. beyd770

    Recreation of "From past to present" Jeremy Soule - Skyrim Soundtrack

    Hey guys! Just made a short walkthrough of my most recent mockup of one of my favourite tracks from the Skyrim-soundtrack. I'm a _real_ beginner when it comes to making viritual orchestra, so I would really like your feedback to help me improve and expand both my writing- and mixing-skills...
  23. Joël Dollié

    Mixing Modern Orchestral Music | Ebook for sample library composers

    Hello everyone, My name is Joël and i'm a mixing and mastering engineer who specializes in mixing modern orchestral film/trailer music (as well as classical). I want to tell you about my E-book, which was just released yesterday. The reason i decided to write an E-book about mixing modern...
  24. aaronventure

    Orchestral Mixing: Spitfire (a live mixing course)

    Hey everyone! I'd like to announce the release of my "Orchestral Mixing: Spitfire" video course. So you have your Spitfire Audio libraries and they sound great, you're just missing that expressive solo trumpet, prefer a different horn patch or you recorded one or more players in a smaller, dry...
  25. ChrisSiuMusic

    Achieving a Wide and Clear Orchestral Sound

    Hope you find this helpful!
  26. Transients

    Weighted or non weighted keys for orchestral kontakt libraries?

    I want to get a new midi controller for kontakt and/or other vsti. I understand that for a piano vst its obviuos that weighted keys are preferable. But for the general orchestral kontakt libraries is there any reasons i should have a weighted keys controller? I am looking at komplete kontrol s61/88.
  27. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools: Berlin Symphonic Harps (A Review)

    Hope you enjoy!
  28. jrrshop

    VSL Synchron FX Strings Introductory Sale

    Up to 25% off Vienna Symphonic Library Synchron FX Strings, Synchron Strings, and Synchron Package: https://www.jrrshop.com/vienna-symphonic-library?dir=desc&order=special_from_date Synchron FX Strings I is our most daring strings library to date, recorded with the signature ambience of our...
  29. Transients

    Orchestral Template

    I have not much experience with orchestral libraries in Kontakt. But i want to learn and at the moment i am trying to set up a template within my daw or at least figure out which orchestral instruments to include in a template. To be more specific i am browsing thru the Berlin Brass library and...
  30. Maxfabian

    The Force

    Hi you all! Just finished a new track. I have been in a creative and productive period lately and would like to share one of my newest orchestral snippets. What do you think? Any feedback is more than welcome:) Cheers
  31. Cory Pelizzari

    What's Up with Auddict's Master Brass?

    UPDATE - I was cross-checking some of the affected waves with Thorsten Meyer of Strong Mocha, and he sent myself and Dorian from Auddict an example of him fixing one of these waves with RX6 within minutes - so apparently this problem was easily fixable this whole time, but someone from Auddict...
  32. Cory Pelizzari

    Con Moto Chapter I - Cellos

    Get it here: http://performancesamples.com/conmoto-cellos/#description
  33. calebfaith

    Orchestral Piece: "Naiad"

    Hi, I decided to go in a bit of different direction and write an orchestral piece staying away from trailer/hybrid elements and particularly try to include some WW. I felt like playing around with modes/tonalities and orchestration. Any feedback is appreciated! Link to (messy) score -...
  34. Epicomposer

    Red Room Audio - Saga Acoustic Trailer Percussion (Review)

    Upcoming virtual instrument developer Red Room Audio just came up with a brand-new release: SAGA – Acoustic Trailer Percussion. After launching their very first, well-received product Palette – Symphonic Sketchpad just a couple of months ago, this time, the brand is back with a cinematic...
  35. ChrisSiuMusic

    Orchestral Tools: Completion Days!

    OT is featuring 2 libraries at over 30% off: their Berlin Strings Exp. A and B! Find further details here: http://orchestraltools.com/libraries/bst_exp_a.php
  36. amadeus1

    Orchestral Composition by Orb Composer

    Hi guys, Here's an orchestral composition written by Orb Composer. I only added percussion as well as mixed the instruments.
  37. E

    Arabian Snow (strings & piano)

    Hey guys! Been ages since I've posted here. Here goes a piece I've written over the past few nights. Hope you'll enjoy it. Regards, e-nemy.
  38. marcodistefano

    Composition inspired by a portrait - Cuando fui combatiente

    Hi All, some time ago I discovered the photos of a dear friend of mine, so I decided to write some music to tell the story I see in most of them this is the result, what do you think?
  39. Red Room Audio

    RELEASED: Palette Orchestral Series FREE v1.1 Update - 7+ GB of new content!

    Greetings! Today we're excited to release the FREE v1.1 update for our Palette Orchestral Series. The update adds over 7 GB of additional content including new instruments, features and enhancements to make your experience with Palette even better. This video offers a complete rundown of...
  40. Cory Pelizzari

    Some Fantasy Themes

  41. angeruroth

    Fjord (soft and calm)

    A soft track about a marvelous open space, huge but not completely opened, an overwhelming place where you can feel big and small at the same time, cold but somehow warm, a place for dreams. Hope you enjoy it! [Made with Tundra, Adagietto and an almost inaudible Piano in 162 turned into a pad]
  42. K

    The Asteroid Field - Mockup

    Hey all, Long time lurker, first time poster. I've recently completed an orchestral mockup of The Asteroid Field (Concert Version) by John Williams from The Empire Strikes Back and would like to share it with you all. I'd love any feedback you might have on the performance/mix/mastering; I'm a...
  43. D

    Greetings (again!)

    Hi all, I've been on the forum for a couple of years now, while plugging away making music like everybody else. The only thing is, I've really avoided putting my stuff out there via Soundcloud, social media, etc. and have finally taken the plunge to launch a soundcloud page. I already have...
  44. Cory Pelizzari

    Caspian, Oceania, Fluid Shorts & Friends

  45. marcodistefano

    How to rescore a trailer: The Maze Runner

    Hello everyone, Recently I rescored the trailer of the maze runner movie as an assignment to the Facebook group film scoring practice. I decided to create a video to show my approach which is based on three steps 1 - Adjust tempo track to fit with the video 2 - Analyse the video and divide it...
  46. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - United Strings of Europe

  47. Cory Pelizzari

    Utilising Trailer Brass & Trailer Strings

  48. Cory Pelizzari

    Exploring Adventure Strings & Soaring Strings

  49. marcodistefano

    Concerto per Orchestra (with score) - Spitfire audio realistic orchestra

    Dear Composers, I just finished to produce this Concerto per Orchestra. It is not a conventional composition, so feel free to like it or not. It is based on a personal style which I matured in the last ten years, a mix of contemporary and classical music. It is dedicated to the memory of...
  50. Solamnia

    Solamnia says Hi!

    Hail from the cold North of Finland! Great to be here in his awesome community:) My name is Mika Lumijärvi, I'm 35 and I run a symphonic metal band/project called Solamnia with a cinematic twist. I've been making music for about eight years now and most of it is metal. But recently I've also...
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