Posts made in August, 2009


Tutorial: The Orchestra


Posted on Aug 28, 2009 in Articles

Welcome to my second tutorial. This time I will talk a bit about the orchestra itself, especially certain practical issues to keep in mind when you write for an orchestra. So you decided you want to write for an orchestra, maybe even a real orchestra, but at least you want to write for something that sounds like orchestra – a sample library, and you also want it to actually sound like an orchestra. It’s not like you need a...

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Yesterday, we went to Thun again to do some recordings with the musical orchestra. We recorded one of our already finished musical songs from “Dällebach Kari” – The Musical which will be played at thi’s year’s last show of “Jesus Christ Superstar” as kind of appetizer for next year. It was quite a task to record in a orchestra pit built on a lake with people walking around behind the scenes...

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Tutorial: The Harmonic Series

Tutorial: The Harmonic Series


Posted on Aug 10, 2009 in Articles

Welcome to my first tutorial. Due to the many emails and messages I get, asking for certain things, I decided to start this little tutorial section on my webpage in which I will publish tutorials dealing with issues concering composition, orchestration and specifically writing music for movies. I will focus on purely musical issues in these tutorials which don’t require needing any special software skills etc. as there are still...

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