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  1. ChrisSiuMusic

    Premier Sound Factory - Drum Tree (Reviewed)

    Looking for an acoustic drum library that's catered to pop, hip-hop, and jazz? Look no further than the almighty Drum Tree.
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    Super Mario Odyssey Trailer (w/ Fanmade Music)

    This is something I've wanted to do for a while: place one of my Odyssey-inspired pieces over the trailer and see how it fits. Please enjoy :)
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    WIN a Free Copy of LA Modern Percussion!

    Hi friends! I’m hosting my first composition contest, and courtesy of Audio Ollie, you have the chance to win a free copy of LAMP! This is a composition contest focused (predictably) around percussion, so show me your chops in an original track featuring some awesome percussion hits and...
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    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!
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    Cornelling Charles Cornell

    Not really a composition, but...
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    Film Scoring For Beginners: Reviewed

    Hey composers! Today we're diving into my first course review - all about film scoring for the individual who wants to dip their toes into the field, and learn the best practices for navigating through this industry. Please enjoy! :) Check out the course here...
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    How To Create a Lush Orchestral Intro

    Hey composers! Today let's dive into the making of a thick Michael Bublé-ish cinematic orchestral intro. Enjoy!
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    The Concept of Layering: 2 Of My Favourite Instrument Combinations

    Hello fellow composers & arrangers! Today let's discuss a couple effective instrument combinations that will enhance your sonic palette.
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    Reviewing Cinesamples' MONSTER Low Winds

    Hey all! Let's dive into the newest product from Cinesamples; a fantastically recorded woodwind library that'll add a major punch to your palette.
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    Christopher Siu - Forces Align (Official Audio)

    Trying my hand at something different. Please enjoy this short trailer track! :)
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    The 'Hopeful' Chord

    Hi everyone! Today I wanted to share with you one of my favourite chords to play. This one is really special because it gives us a hopeful and almost pining feeling. Please enjoy!!
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    Christopher Siu - Once Upon A Romance (Official Audio)

    Hi friends, today I wanted to share a new original piece of mine with you. This track represents a turning point in my musical journey. Up until this point, I have composed and produced upbeat, exciting, and (hopefully) catchy themes reminiscent of Super Mario Galaxy and Disney. For this...
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    Christopher Siu - Swingin’ Fiddle (Official Audio)

    Hey all, I wanted to share a recent piece of mine with you - Swingin’ Fiddle! I used Red Room Audio’s Bluegrass Fiddle in conjunction with the Swing! libraries to put this one together. Please enjoy! :D
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    Cinematic Studio Brass: REVIEWED (A Highly Dynamic and Versatile Brass Library)

    Hey friends! Today's a big one; we're taking a look at the long-awaited CSB. Please enjoy!
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    How Shawn Mendes Uses MODES In His Music

    Something different today :) Enjoy!
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    Orchestral Tools - Orchestral String Runs (A Review)

    Hey everyone! In this long-awaited review, we take a deep dive into the updated OSR, created by OT. Please enjoy!
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    Metropolis Ark 4 - Brimming With Uncontainable Energy

    This is a big one. Orchestral Tools recently released Metropolis Ark 4, the newest addition to their Ark series. This one is unique in its approach however. Please enjoy!
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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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    Christopher Siu - Final Hope (Official Audio)

    Happy New Year, fellow composers and musicians! To celebrate the beginning of 2019, I wanted to write a new uplifting and motivational soundtrack and leave you with a sense of fulfillment, hope, and resolution. Thank you so much for your support! Please feel free to subscribe in order to stay...
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    Breaking Down a Comedic Halloween-Inspired Track

    Hey fellow composers! Last week I posted a light spooky track inspired by the Halloween season, and I'm back with a breakdown of this piece. Please enjoy!
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    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!
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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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    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:
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    Berlin Orchestra Inspire 2: A Walkthrough

    This is my first look and impression of BOI2. Please enjoy! Pre-order ends on August 8th.
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    Berlin Orchestra Inspire 2: Discussion

    Hi all, With the pre-order of Orchestral Tools’ newest library now available, I’m curious as to how many of you feel that this library would be a great addition to your arsenal. Berlin Orchestra Inspire 2 is a library culling from OT’s reknowned Berlin and Metropolis Ark series, and this...
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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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    Soundiron's Hyperion Strings Micro: A Review

    Enjoy!!
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    Berlin Woodwinds Revive: Is It Worth the Upgrade?

    Hi all! Here's a comparison video discussing BWW Revive and Legacy, and if Revive is really worth upgrading to.
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    CineSamples' CinePiano

    A review of CinePiano: