1. Cory Pelizzari

    Remember This Library? - True Strike

  2. A

    Purpose Of An Audio Interface

    Ok so a lot of people are telling me that I should have an audio interface when I am making virtual orchestral music, one thing I would like to know is if it will improve the quality of exported projects or just the sound overall such as this little thing I did here , or is it purposed just to...
  3. Akarin

    Please help me validate my learning path

    Hey all, Sorry in advance for the long post or if this is not the correct category for this thread. I'm in need of you expert advice to validate the learning path I set for myself for the upcoming weeks/months/years... yeah, probably years. First, I want to give you a little bit of feedback...
  4. Cory Pelizzari

    Does Hollywood Choirs Hold Up?

  5. Cory Pelizzari

    A Practical Use of Palette

  6. MoeWalsaad

    Stop Cubase Freezing at startup

    As an orchestral music composer who uses lots of Kontakt and Play sample libraries and complex routing, It keeps happening, that large Cubase projects crash or freezes at startup, most of the times I find a way to walk around these problems like: 1 - Restarting my machine 2 - Disable expensive...
  7. Red Room Audio

    Introducing Red Room Audio and the "Palette" Orchestral Series, plus a freebie!

    Greetings! Dickie here from Impact Soundworks. We're proud to announce our new "sister" label, Red Room Audio. It's been difficult keeping this under wraps all year and we're beyond excited to finally tell you about it. Red Room Audio is debuting with 4 large-scale orchestral libraries plus a...
  8. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Macabre Solo Strings

  9. AdamSold

    Birth of a Planet /dramatic orchestral trailer

    I imagined a birth of a planet, or something like that. Hope u like it. Comments are welcome.
  10. Cory Pelizzari

    Comparing Anthology to Adagio

  11. T

    NI Symphony Series Brass Ensemble a good starting brass library?

    Just making my first orchestral library purchases now. As far as brass is concerned, I'm absolutely in love with OT Berlin Brass as nothing I've heard seems to come even remotely close. That said, since I'm only getting into this type of music, I think it makes more sense to start out with...
  12. E

    Ares Son of Zeus (Epic)

    Epic for you! I'm new to this genre but I'm really loving everything about it. Feedback appreciated, especially over mixdown. Still open to any other kinds of constructive feedback too. Thanks guys!
  13. Kubler

    Without A Trace – Dark orchestral theme

    Hi everyone ! I'd like to present you this composition I finished a couple weeks ago. This was an exercice for my master degree in scoring. We were asked to write a theme in a detective story style – I think I strongly leaned towards a thriller sort of thing, but I got positive comments...
  14. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Cinematic Studio Series Strings

  15. Atarion Music

    Sinematic Reclipse - Please Review

    I'd Like to hear Feedback of what you guy's think of my new single "Orichelm" I created a Soundcloud only because it's the easiest way to share with you guys. This means any feedback whether negative or positive, this way I can improve on my next one. Any mixing tips is also appreciated :)...
  16. paularthur

    WTB Looking to acquire symphobia, lmk if selling your licence =)

    WTB! Symphobia! i'm looking to acquire all libraries in time. thanks ladies & gents!
  17. premjj

    Figuring out articulations by ear + Other challenges

    Hi I currently don't read or write music fluently nor do I have any formal training in orchestration. So whatever if I hear an orchestral piece in a song I have to figure out it by ear. While I can figure out the notes, runs and harmonies, when I go to my DAW and load up my VIs I find that I...
  18. B

    How can I improve my orchestral mix? Short Williams-esque Cue

    Hey EVERYONE!!! FIRST TIME, LONG TIME COMING! I've been getting into doing these mockups recently and am wondering if any of you guys, with much more expertise than little old me, can point me in the right direction to getting a more convincing sounding orchestra! I think it sounds okay...
  19. monsieurmickey

    Forty light years

    Hi all, Here is a new composition made with HO and DaCapo Good listening
  20. Kubler

    46 mn orchestral soundtrack – Harmony Ago

    Hi everyone, I'd like to share the project on which I worked during this summer. I basically work with the drawer/author Mathieu Reynès in order to give his ongoing comic series Harmony an original soundtrack. The third volume was just released on september 1st, along with my music : I'll...
  21. Illico

    Orchestral with Guitar and Drums Kit

    This is the first time I use Guitar & Drums Kit with an Orchestral library. Any feedbacks are welcome on orchestration, mixing, etc. Please do not hesitate to post any comments
  22. dman007

    Spitfire Albion One vs EWQL Cloud Composer X

    Hi, Advice and opinions much appreciated... Spitfire Albion One vs Eastwest Composer Cloud X (Hollywood Orchestra Gold) Which one and why? Thank you in advance.
  23. Mads Skønberg

    3 weeks of this kind of music

    Please listen and comment if you want to. I have made this type of music in 3 weeks now.
  24. Sean J

    Kickstarter: Cosmos - A Portrait of our Solar System

    Hey VI-Control friends, I've launched a Kickstarter! It's my first attempt to really "branch out" so please forgive it being a little rough around the edges. It's just how I am. lol Please check it out and share it around if you like it. I appreciate your consideration. If you have questions...
  25. Michael_Picher

    "Ancient Archeology" (Cinematic Orchestral Piece)

    My latest composition, which was inspired by Jerry Goldsmith's score from "The Mummy", as well as John William's music from the Indiana Jones series!
  26. IvanP

    The Calling - Warner Bros + Hollywood Scoring + Dennis Sands

    Hey! Long time since I posted some music here! Thought I could share this one. I recently had some time in between projects and decided to record a piece at Warner Bros with the Hollywood Scoring guys and a 65 piece orchestra engineered by Dennis Sands. Needless to say, I had quite some fun :P...
  27. Klingsor

    Music for horror film

    Howdy, I tried my best to compose the score to a little horror production called „Sarah”, a short film (18-19 min) produced by film students from all departments about a series of murderous events around a remote cabin the woods. It was executed for educational purpose only; nobody involved got...
  28. Jos Wylin

    The Last Post - concert overture

    Hi dear friends, In 2011 I wrote a concert overture called '1918'. At that time I could only dream of the instrumental/orchestral means we dispose of today. That's why I thought it necessary to revise that composition thouroughly and set it to all VSL instruments. The work is an evocation of...
  29. Ganampf

    Help me spend my money... (Orchestral Libraries)

    Hi! I'm thinking of eventually making some bigger investments into Orchestral Sample Libraries... Until now i've only used free stuff (Sonatina SO, pocketblackus Cello, Cubase Halion Piano); now i want to get some fine stuff for really starting to do epic compositions that sound great (and...
  30. Maxfabian

    New orchestral strings composition "Vivaldosa"

    Hi everyone! I made a new orchestral piece inspired of the great Antonio Vivaldi. I hope u enjoy it and please feel free to give any feedback on my composition and how you think I used the virtula instruments. I used Vinnea Symphonic Library (special edition) Cheers!
  31. C

    2017 Best Orchestral Snare Samples?

    Hi Guys, I know this topic has been touched on in older posts, but I wanted to repost it to keep the question/answers up to date: Could you please share your opinions on which sample(s) are the best traditional orchestral snare samples to date? Thank you!
  32. Illico

    The voice of Arcane

    I have a melody in my head that haunted me for days. This is the result of my music therapy ;). Let me know what you think about it (melody, instrument choice, mixing...) Have a good listening !
  33. FredericBernard

    My Re-score Projects for a few Animated Films

    Hey guys, I did a bunch of re-score projects, means I've replaced the original music of the specific films with mine. The music I've used is a mix of tracks that I had recorded with a studio orchestra in Hungary, while other tracks were produced solely with my sequencer. -Ardman's Arthur...
  34. Maxfabian

    New orchestral track "Excess Fifth" Metropolis Ark 1 and VSL stuff

    Hi, I have been working on a new track lately. I would appreciate some thoughts on how you guys think that I can improve my skills of handling virtual instruments. My aim is to make it sound as realistic as possible and of course the main goal is to make interesting and enjoyable music. Please...
  35. Michael_Picher

    "Pinkamena" [Orchetral]

    I wrote this a while ago, but I'm still really happy with how it turned out.
  36. Maxfabian

    New track "Excess Fifth" Metropolis Ark 1 and VSL stuff

    Hi, I have been working on a new track lately. I would appreciate some thoughts on how you guys think that I can improve my skills of handling virtual instruments. My aim is to make it sound as realistic as possible and of course the main goal is to make interesting and enjoyable music. Please...
  37. Klingsor

    Main theme for a fantasy film project

    Hi there, I spent the last days working on this little tune... https://www.soundclick.com/music/songInfo.cfm?songID=13540808 ...a somewhat rhythmically driven (almost march-like) medieval/fantasy theme soundtrack theme. It's build upon a (hopefully) heroic melody and is intended to accompany...
  38. Naoki Ohmori

    Chinese Rhapsody - Cinematic Studio Strings/CSS

    Hi, I wrote this song by imaging Chinese historical drama OSTs or a man doing Tai-Chi on the top of a sacred mountain. :) It's a short piece but it took a long time to write it because I have learned Harmony and Counterpoint at the same time. The libraries I used are as follows: Strings...
  39. G

    Is the Albion bundle redundant if i have Spitfire Symphonic Orchestra and Komplete11?

    I recently got more into composing with orchestral stuff. Not as a profession but more because i love it, love playing with those sounds and textures and fascinated and having fun learning how to "mock up" orchestral stuff. I usually make music with my analog synths, but working with samples is...
  40. Nick Garrett

    Feedback PLEASE!

    Hi there guys. As this is the largest collection of extremely talented audio people on the internet, I would really appreciate any and all feedback on this track. I am trying to get into trailer music, but my long term goal is film.
  41. AdamSold

    Epic-dramatic trailer

    A few years ago i've written some trailers for non existent movies. I think this was the best of all. Hope you like it!
  42. Grim_Universe

    Orchestral music for film "White Day" (Cinematic Studio Strings, Berlin WW, etc.) *updated*

    Hi, guys! At last I finished music for my first short film called "White Day", where I participate as a composer. It was a very long way to go, because when the director asked me to compose music for his film I was faced with a problem: I had absolutely no clue how to write music for deep...
  43. AdamSold

    Short Piece about dreaming/remembering

    Happy New Year! I started the month with this short piece. Hope you like it. Comments are welcome
  44. D

    Into the West

    This a fun/wacky orchestral piece I wrote this week. It was inspired a bit by the Banjo Kazooie Nuts and Bolts soundtrack.
  45. TSWO

    Dalmatian Nights - A brief story without words

    Hi everyone this is my first (second actually) post in this forum as well as my first attempt on an orchestral track on a big scale with Virtual Instruments only. We spent a lot of time and effort with my studio guy-programmer to make it sound as "real" as possible. What do u think?
  46. H

    Online mixing service cost

    I'm wondering what the cost of an online mixing service for orchestral tracks would be. I'm mainly interested to learn from it so that I can mix better myself in the future. I've studied quite a bit, experimented etc and I don't think my mixes are bad but I'm sure I don't have that highest...
  47. E

    Getting hold of full orchestral film scores

    I'm looking for some orchestral film scores to study from, but can't really rake out $75 for a few pieces which seems to be a fairly normal price for some John Williams scores Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks
  48. AdamSold

    Waiting - Orchestral track

    Hi! Pls check out my new short track what I've written for a fictive movie scene. Hope U like. "
  49. leoniscaeli

    Game of Thrones Season 2 OST - The Throne is Mine [Full "Orchestra" Cover]

    Hello, My rendition of "The Throne is Mine" from the Game of Thrones Season 2 Soundtrack. VSTs used : - Project Sam Orchestral essentials 1 - Discovery Series : India from Native Instruments This arrangement was done without any sheet music. Hope you like it. BR
  50. stan-k

    Original symphonic work: feedback on realism

    Hello everyone, I would very much appreciate your feedback on the technical side/execution of this work. Obviously, it was rendered using sample libraries (VSL), and I'd like to know if you find anything particularly unnatural or unrealistic, i.e. use of articulatoins, dynamics, etc. Basically...
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