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Creating Epic Heroic Themes

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    Introduction (3:44)


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    Instrumentation (8:20)


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    Heroic Chord Progressions (4:35)


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    Coming Up with a Motif Theme on Piano (6:22)


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    Building Up the Rhythm (15:31)


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    Converting the Melody to the Solo Horn (8:31)


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    Using the Horns Ensemble for the Melody (9:35)


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    Adding Brass Staccato Stabs (4:28)


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    Add Counter Brass Melody (4:02)


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    Orchestrating the Strings Over the Melody (12:50)


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    Modulate the Composition (18:03)


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    Adding Fast Extra String Ostinati Parts (9:17)


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    Rock Electric Guitars (5:25)


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    Rock Drums (6:38)


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    Adding Sound Design Elements (8:39)


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    Orchestral Swells & Impacts (11:59)


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    Bringing Life with Reverb (5:57)


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    Adding in Choirs (11:52)


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    Outro & Tempo Changes (10:01)


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    Applying Mix Processing (6:26)


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    Create VCA Master Faders (4:31)


In this Groove3 video tutorial series, production pro Gary Hiebner reveals how to produce epic heroic musical themes, perfect for film and video productions, as well as gaming titles!

Gary starts by welcoming you and then covers what will be shown in the videos. He then goes into the instruments used, different chord progressions that invoke this kind of musical genre, and coming up with the beginning musical theme.

Next you’ll explore how to build up the rhythm parts, move your melody line across to other instruments, develop horn ensembles, orchestrate string parts, modulate the entire piece for dramatic effect and much more.

Gary then gets ready to rock, and shows you how to use electric guitar and drums to add power to the production and arrangement. Sound design and FX are then added, including synth pads, drones, and pulses, as well as orchestral swells and impacts, all making for a huge sounding composition!

Wrapping it up, you’ll get in-depth videos on adding life to the project by using reverbs, adding choirs, and tempo changes for dramatic effect. Gary then show you how to apply mix processing and utilize VCA master faders to make a mix that has punch and impact.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you’re ready to get into film or gaming music production, this video tutorial series is a must see, as this type of musical genre is the backbone of most film or gaming productions.. Watch “Creating Epic Heroic Themes” today!


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LovinDog
Submitted 3 months ago

Creating Epic Heroic Themes

I just heard the first couple videos and I know I am going to like the whole thing.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Logic Pro, Pro Tools

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Itzhak Yaron
Submitted 4 months ago

Practical step by step teaching

Virtual Instruments are real they can sound real if you pay attention to the tricks and tips of this remarkable teacher.

I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Pro Tools

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Gary Hiebner is a sound designer and music composer from South Africa who has worked in new media such as music and sound for TV and online games. He has worked through a multitude of different audio software, and through this found a passion for teaching how to use the different types of audio software that are available on the market. Gary is a firm believer that audio software has its place in the creative field and using them as tools you can get different results which you might not have ever imagined in your compositions and productions.

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    Creating Epic Cinematic Compositions

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Creating Epic Heroic Themes is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 2 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Creating Epic Heroic Themes I just heard the first couple videos and I know I am going to like the whole thing.
Date published: 2018-09-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Practical step by step teaching Virtual Instruments are real they can sound real if you pay attention to the tricks and tips of this remarkable teacher.
Date published: 2018-08-02
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