Video Frame Rate and Codec Issues

Video Frame Rate and Codec Issues Unfortunately, problems with video frame rates and codecs are not that uncommon and can become quite desastrous in the film world when not detected early on. Whenever you’re scoring to picture, there are things that you should always...

Balance of the Harp

Balance of the Harp In a real orchestral tutti, there’s hardly any chance for the harp to be heard. The only thing that might have a chance to cut through are quite strong and expansive glissandos, but any figuration etc. gets lost already in a mezzoforte tutti. Most...

Learn Your Tools

Learn Your Tools Working as a composer for commercial media requires you to stay up to date regarding technical and stylistic developments. This means, it is part of the job to more or less regularly get accustomed to a new piece of soft- or hardware. This could be...

Click Track and Gradual Tempo Changes

Click Track and Gradual Tempo Changes Ritardandos and accelerandos are very tricky to do with a click track that live players need to record to later. Especially the standard tempo changes that DAW’s offer with a constant slowdown or speedup usually feel very...