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Designing Cinematic Orchestral Templates

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    Introduction (6:55)


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    The Options (2:51)


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    Setting up VEPro & Loading Instruments (8:57)


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    Cubase & Few Instances (7:31)


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    Logic with Many Instances (5:18)


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    Building Up the Strings in Cubase (13:35)


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    Building Up the Strings in Logic (9:19)


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    Building Up the Brass (5:32)


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    Building Up the Woodwinds (3:27)


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    Building Up the Percussion (8:53)


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    Adding Choirs to the Mix (3:50)


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    Adding Hybrid Elements (7:01)


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    Balancing Your Volumes & Panning (13:25)


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    Adding Reverbs (5:47)


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    Template Optimization Techniques (8:17)


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    Conclusion (1:47)


In this Groove3 video series, DAW guru Gary Hiebner reveals the steps to take to build a powerful Orchestral Template that you can use time and time again, as a great starting point when creating cinematic orchestral type productions.

Gary begins by welcoming you, and then discusses why you need a template for cinematic orchestral composing and how it can benefit your workflow. Software and hardware requirements are then gone over, plus a look at what will be covered in the series.

Starting at the beginning, Gary shows some VEPro specific options and setup tips, followed by some Cubase and Logic setup help, plus the different ways they each prefer to work with VEPro.

You’ll then see how to set up and build your Strings, Brass, Woodwind and Percussion sections so they’re ready for action at a moment’s notice, followed by ways to add Choir tracks to the mix, as well as Hybrid elements such Synths, Pads, Soundscapes, Whooshes, Impact sounds, and an emotive Piano.

Gary wraps up the video series with tutorials on balancing your volumes and panning in the template, adding Reverbs, template optimization techniques and more.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for detailed info. If you’re into producing and writing orchestral or cinematic compositions, see how a template can boost your creativeness and productivity… Watch “Designing Cinematic Orchestral Templates” today.


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kos
Submitted 2 months ago

Great!

Concise and easy to understand. A good intro to building a template on both Cubase and Logic

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Cubase, Pro Tools

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Itzhak Yaron
Submitted 2 months ago

A must have

So Excited. An advanced Tutorial to demonstrate VEPro6. The teacher's detailed knowledge about CBase as well as Logic and that trick of using scrips is impressive. But no word mentioned about Pro Tools that in 2018.3 improved their midi abilities? I felt a lack of musicianship especially when talks about woodwinds...and no comments about the tricks to using score editors or perhaps integrate this with Sibelius would have been a nice addition. I wish some words about controllers and how they are used by the pro composers i this mock orchestra? A MUST HAVE CLASS thank you Groove 3 for expanding on this creative aspect of our amazing tools.

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

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Pete
Submitted 2 months ago

Brilliant!

This has really helped me to understand a starting point for the different articulations required in a template. A great intro to VE Pro too, which looks like a fantastic product. Thank you!

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Cubase


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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Designing Cinematic Orchestral Templates is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from A must have So Excited. An advanced Tutorial to demonstrate VEPro6. The teacher's detailed knowledge about CBase as well as Logic and that trick of using scrips is impressive. But no word mentioned about Pro Tools that in 2018.3 improved their midi abilities? I felt a lack of musicianship especially when talks about woodwinds...and no comments about the tricks to using score editors or perhaps integrate this with Sibelius would have been a nice addition. I wish some words about controllers and how they are used by the pro composers i this mock orchestra? A MUST HAVE CLASS thank you Groove 3 for expanding on this creative aspect of our amazing tools.
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great! Concise and easy to understand. A good intro to building a template on both Cubase and Logic
Date published: 2018-03-19
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Brilliant! This has really helped me to understand a starting point for the different articulations required in a template. A great intro to VE Pro too, which looks like a fantastic product. Thank you!
Date published: 2018-03-17
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