Why hello there! Seeing as how I never posted an intro thread here, I thought I'd take this initial opportunity to just say hi the community at large before I get into the meat of my question, so...…Continue
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Multimedia, Orchestra, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
About Me (MUST be more than 10 words to be approved):
What can I say? Just some young fellow who loves music, and especially the stuff he writes. But at the same time, he loves to learn more about expanding his horizons, testing the waters, and becoming a more able and creative composer at the same time.
""You can't go wrong with whatever else you do."
Heh, well from the research I've been doing today, it seems I could go wrong in terms of sound cards. I hear that some have horrible compatibility issues with…"
"Wow, my head exploded after finishing listening to it. Who knew you could have so many lines that weren't a part of the actual staff lines. :)
Allow me to rate it in the style I usually use for reviews of music (I'm assuming…"
"Hopefully we'll hear from those who are doing large-scale orchestrations and also using both a DAW and Finale. You might consider performing parts with a MIDI keyboard, to give the final recording a more human feeling for time. Anyway, as you…"
"Wow, talk about a hurr durr moment, I've never once thought to make my score in Finale, make it a MIDI and then stick it into a DAW. Indeed, my favorite way to write my music is through Finale. I've tried using a piano roll in some…"
"I'm no expert, but I can tell that in order to produce high quality mockups (maybe not high-end style, but at least decent) one needs three things: well prepared MIDI, a tool to manipulate is thoroughly (DAW I guess) and resources to use during…"
"Hmm, yes that is one noteworthy aspect I left out. I plan on making polished mock ups exclusively, and I have zero plans nor passion to make anything less for the time being.
And yes, I agree fully that it's all about the baby steps. I…"
"What are your goals? Do you want to compose for a virtual orchestra and create orchestral mock-ups? It's tough to take an immediate quantum leap to that polished demo. Maybe you should take a few baby steps first? For example, at the very…"