The Role of the Triangle

The Role of the Triangle While there are many jokes about the triangle and its players, it can have a fantastic effect in an orchestration. Apart from the single hits that are very often used as comedy moments or for pointillistic highlights, especially the roll on...

Glockenspiel Orchestral Use

Glockenspiel Orchestral Use The Glockenspiel is a fantastic instrument to highlight soft chords or double a melody. It works especially well to play the highest note of a pointillistic chord or line on the Glockenspiel. However, when doubling very active melodies on...

Musical Silence

Musical Silence Musical silence can be one of the most powerful “scoring” devices you can use. It works especially well in scenes where you want the viewer to be pulled into the reality of that scene, especially if it is a very intense scene. Leaving out music in...