In this video I would like to announce the topics of the upcoming videos about ‘How to write music for film, tv and games’. I really got inspired when I watched the premiere of my latest video live with two other people. We had a fantastic chat. And all kinds of questions about mixing, mastering, instruments specific popped up. A good start for a series of videos!
On my topic list are now:
– the basics like dynamics, balance, panning
– templates (what are they and how to build them)
– mixing (several ‘techniques’ and instrument specific)
– mastering (several ‘techniques’ and workflow)
Album Cover Art of ‘Trapped in my sad mind’ created by JR Korpa:
The people I had a chat with during the premiere of ‘How to write epic orchestral music – Final Frontier [Walkthrough], take a look at their channels:
– Lazy Pixel:
– Music Side:
🔴 Recommended Playlists
✅ MASTERCLASS REALISTIC ORCHESTRAL MOCKUPS
How great is it to look over the shoulders of someone who is one step ahead of you. And is willing to share his knowledge and experiences.
✅ IN DEPTH COMPOSING WALKTHROUGHS
In these walkthrough videos I’ll take you to my DAW and show you in detail how I write orchestral music for film and video.
✅ TIPS AND TRICKS TO GETTER BETTER IN WRITING ORCHESTRAL MUSIC
In this playlist you can find tips and tricks to get your basic setup right. And to give you a jumpstart in making realistic sounding orchestral mockups!
If your goal is to write realistic orchestral music (mockups). That your composition once get played by a real orchestra. The knowledge of orchestration is very important. Then you should invest in getting better in it.
🔴 My official music releases
All music tracks are originally composed, mixed and mastered by David Jansen (gh0stwrit3r).
All have been officially registered at BUMA/STEMRA, the Dutch P.R.O. organisation.
🔴 Tips to get better in orchestration
» listen to orchestral film music (preferably John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith or Alexandre Desplat …)
» Listen and study work from Pjotr Iljitsj Tsjajkovski, Ravel and Stravinsky
» let your composition be played by real instruments (maybe you know some people)
» transcribe, transcribe, transcribe!
🔥 Download scores for free on:
🚀 Buy the book Principles of Orchestration from Rimsky Korsakov on Amazon:
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► Topics on my list for upcoming videos
Lots of topics passed the revue in my mind last week. Many related to the basics, mixing, mastering etc. To make it a bit manageable and to give it a logical structure I made this short list:
» the basics like dynamics, balance, panning
» templates (what are they and how to build them)
» mixing (several ‘techniques’ and instrument specific)
» mastering (several ‘techniques’ and workflow)
I guess only these topics alone represent more than a dozen videos. I could probably make even much more!
► What are your topics?
Now I’ve shared my short list, I’m really curious about yours. Do you have any specific needs or questions that you would like to see me answer?
If so, let me know in the comments.
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