Daily Film scoring bits

Welcome to the Daily Film Scoring Bits. On this page I post on a more or less daily basis little tips, tricks and advices about film scoring in general but also more specific topics like orchestration, composition, working relationships, business advices etc.

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Minor Ninths

The minor ninth is considered the “last dissonant interval”, even more than a minor second. Therefore it should be handled with care in any chord…

Red Herrings

Another very common way of scoring certain moments in movies are so-called “Red Herrings”. This principle is used for instance in tension scenes where…

Breakdown Charts

When you’re recording your music live, so-called breakdown charts are very helpful. Basically, this chart lists every cue that needs to be recorded with…



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