Limits of Balancing Rules

Limits of Balancing Rules Balancing out orchestral “forces” is a lifelong learning process as there are dozens of factors involved that have influence on how sections in the orchestra balance. Not only does the instrument by itself but also its number, the dynamic,...

Unindicated Switches of Instruments

Unindicated Switches of Instruments There are some sections in a real orchestra that constantly switch between different instruments without you as a composer even noticing it. The most prominent examples are the Clarinets and Trumpets. Even though a part might be...

Varispeed for Tuning

Varispeed For Tuning By now, most film scoring studios have the technical possibility to use Varispeed to compensate for the standard a= 442 or 443 Hz tuning of a normal orchestra by recording at a slightly higher sample frequency and tempo than what the actual...