Blake Ewing replied to Tyler Hughes's discussion The growing composer (Links and Resources for the beggining and self taught composer)
"Here's a link to some free e-books (pdf) that deal with the topics of composition, counterpoint, orchestration, harmony and form, etc.

They are more of a supplement than a replacement to the textbooks you might read, but still worthwhile:

Composer…"
Jan 23, 2012
Blake Ewing left a comment for Ann Rodela
"Hi Ann! Thanks for the kind words on Capes & Cowls. I'm glad you enjoyed it..."
Jun 17, 2011
Blake Ewing replied to Tyler Hughes's discussion The growing composer (Links and Resources for the beggining and self taught composer)
"Great resources! I would add IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library which is up to almost 100,000 scores available for study. Lots of public domain recordings as well.
http://imslp.org/wiki/"
Jun 4, 2011
Blake Ewing left a comment for Adam Weldon
"Hi Adam, thanks for the friend request. And, very nice work on your page here!
-Blake"
May 23, 2011
Blake Ewing replied to Barry Griffin's discussion Help getting started as a composer
"Hi Barry,
 
Good luck on your journey!
 
To your question of string samples (or good samples in general), I'd like to give you some links:
 
LA Scoring Strings
Vienna Symphonic Library
EastWest/QuantumLeap
ProjectSam
Tonehammer
CineSamples
 
I have…"
May 10, 2011
Blake Ewing left a comment for Renata Aragón
"thank you for the kind words! your jazz ensemble is fantastic. very smooth sound!"
Apr 30, 2011
Blake Ewing left a comment for Renata Aragón
"Hi Alejandra! thank you for your friend invitation...
-blake"
Apr 30, 2011
Blake Ewing left a comment for Ansgar Kreutz
"hi ansgar. thank you for your friend invite. to answer your question, my recordings were all produced using samples. love the conducting photos!"
Apr 29, 2011
Blake Ewing left a comment for Tyler Hughes
"Thanks Tyler!"
Apr 29, 2011

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  • Greetings Blake,

    I like your music. It is it well written and nicely recorded. Thanks for sharing.

    Very best,

    Larry Elliott

  • Hi Blake.  I like Capes & Cowls too.  :)
  • Thank you! I liked Capes & Cowls. Nice mood.
  • your kind of using samples is very good! what samples do you use?
  • Welcome to the Composers' Forum
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