Sam Umar replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"Can't agree more. Greg Brus said:
You can have your own style, knowledge of orchestration is about choosing the possbilities that actually work. Harp-like arpeggios in double basses don't work because they're unplayable. Putting them in a DAW and…"
Jul 4, 2012
Hooded Pianist replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"Shh, do you hear that? That's the sound of forgiveness.
Also, like I said, I'm pretty busy. Kevin Riley said:
No rush, just you said yesterday........................"
Jul 3, 2012
Boneman replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"No rush, just you said yesterday........................"
Jul 3, 2012
Hooded Pianist replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"Do. Not. Rush. Me.
Have. Patience.
Also, I'm a bit busy, just use Quinn's example for now. Kevin Riley said:
Have you finished it yet? Hooded Pianist said:
I'm writing the example starting now, give me about 1 hour."
Jul 3, 2012
Boneman replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"Have you finished it yet? Hooded Pianist said:
I'm writing the example starting now, give me about 1 hour."
Jul 3, 2012
Greg Brus replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"You can have your own style, knowledge of orchestration is about choosing the possbilities that actually work. Harp-like arpeggios in double basses don't work because they're unplayable. Putting them in a DAW and saying "but hey, it sounds good"…"
Jul 2, 2012
Jennifer Brawley replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"I wonder, we all have different orchestration techniques.
You give the melody to the violins, flutes and bassoon, where me personally would give the melody to the oboe or clarinet doubled by violins, or Quinn (let's say) gives the melody to the…"
Jul 2, 2012
Boneman replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"I think I will pass."
Jul 1, 2012
Hooded Pianist replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"There's an example, you can see that the second example sounds a tad bit better than the first, with the larger orchestra.
If not, and you're still having trouble orchestrating one of your pieces, email me, and I'll try to help you out.
By the way,…"
Jul 1, 2012
Boneman replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"What about a PDF?"
Jul 1, 2012
Hooded Pianist replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"Well, unfortunately, I do not play either of those instruments, nor do I know anyone who does. I'm no help there. Sorry. Greg Brus said:
Of course real instruments, manipulating MIDI / VST / whatever to make something sound good isn't…"
Jul 1, 2012
Greg Brus replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"Of course real instruments, manipulating MIDI / VST / whatever to make something sound good isn't orchestration. Well, some may call it digital orchestration... it's a stupid name IMO :( Hooded Pianist said:
Of real instruments?"
Jul 1, 2012
Hooded Pianist replied to Noah Fraioli's discussion Sign-ups for Judges of Competition No. 1
"I would like to sign up to be a judge, I don't have that many qualifications, but I do have experience in composition, and I am almost always working on something musical. I think I am experience enough to judge for this contest. Thanks in advance!"
Jul 1, 2012
Hooded Pianist replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"I'm writing the example starting now, give me about 1 hour."
Jul 1, 2012
David Stowell replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"How about writing a short piece, based on the instrumentation example you've described, to show us what you mean.
Then we can see what you are capable of."
Jul 1, 2012
Boneman replied to Hooded Pianist's discussion My Orchestration Techniques
"Not so sure I can agree with much of that either. I have a little experience at orchestrating music both my own and for other people and if there is one thing that I do know is that it is not a simple as you make it out to be. No such things as…"
Jul 1, 2012
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