Music Composers Unite!
Just wanted to share my latest composition called Time For Heroes. This track will be sold online as a royalty free music, therefore the voice over. I probably spend a total of 12 hours composing and mixing this track.
I think it turned out quite good, what do you think?
I like it a lot man. It kinda takes off from the beginning, which is nice. This type of dramatic cinematic music always captivates me. You did a great job.
Which music library did you use? I didn't understand the voice over the track, but from what I garner from your post it wasn't really part of the song. Is that correct?
The voice over is a watermark I think?
Is this available in score form at all?
@David. First of all thank you. I used Symphonic Orchestra Gold and symphonic choirs from EWQL for this track. Great samples for the price, if you asked me.
The voice over has nothing to do with the track, it is just a watermark because this track is going to be sold online.
@Kevin I composed this track using Reaper and a MIDI keyboard and therefore don't have any score.
Such a shame that you guys that write this stuff do not have it on paper you know. How are people able to even think about performing it then?
I agree with Kevin. You should really try to get some sort of scoring program so people can perform your pieces.
I agree with Kevin. if you haven't notated the thing for performance by human players, in what sense have you "'composed" it?
I agree with the others. Something as good as Time For Heroes definitely should be published to paper score. (Availability is quite important.)
I take it as a big compliment that you think someone would like to perform my music. I do however have no experience in writing and orchestrating for a real orchestra. I only do what I think sounds good and have figured out myself. It would therefore be a ton of work to write a complete score down and right now my focus is on selling my music online.
Of cause I would love to hear my compositions being performed by a real orchestra, but spending time on writing a score that someone might use don't make sense to me at the moment. If I get more time on my hands a request by an symphonic orchestra I might learn myself how to orchestrate. Thanks :-)
Heroic, indeed! Empowering, even. Nice job. It feels like it should be the opening sequence of a fantasy/sci-fi video game. And I mean that in a good way!
@Anders, if you were playing your favorite sport recreationally with some friends, and people kept telling you that you had real talent at it, would you say "Oh, I'll wait until a professional team wants to sign me to a contract before I learn the technique and rules."?
@Bruce, thank you so much :-)
@David, it would all depend upon my intentions and if I wanted to get signed or just have fun playing - but I totally get your point.
"spending time on writing a score that someone might use don't make sense to me..."
What do you think "composing" is, if not writing a score?
Anything else is just masturbating with your ear.
If, as you suggest, you don't have the background to write a score, go to school, study, learn, look at other scores. Bach to John Williams. The only way you won't get the hang of it is to not try.