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Chapter 1 : Basics

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    Introduction

    Welcome to the series! Your instructors give a short overview of what’s to come.

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    1.1.1 Technical Knowledge

    Learn the important basic requirements for computer hardware and software that are necessary to work with large orchestral libraries.

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    1.1.2 MIDI Hardware

    Learn about the MIDI hardware that’s used to control orchestral libraries.

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    1.1.3 Volume vs Expression

    Discover the differences between the volume of an instrument and its expression, and how it is implemented in a virtual orchestral library.

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    1.1.4 What are Release Samples?

    See why release samples are necessary to emulate the sound of a classic instrument perfectly.

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    1.1.5 KONTAKT Library Install & Authorize

    Watch how to install and authorize a orchestral library for the most common software sampler, Native Instruments KONTAKT.

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    1.1.6 Using Single Outputs with KONTAKT

    Learn how to setup single outputs for libraries when working with the KONTAKT sampler.

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    1.1.7 Creating a Hybrid Orchestra Template

    See a step-by-step guide for creating an up-to-date orchestral template and how it works.

Chapter 2 : A Virtual Orchestra in Your Computer

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    1.2.1 Instruments & Articulations

    Get a complete walkthrough of all the instruments of an orchestra. Also learn about character, articulation and the sound of strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion.

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    1.2.2 Panning Settings of Orchestral Instruments

    For beginners and experienced users. How to place orchestral instruments in the stereo field in consideration of its regular position.

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    1.2.3 Room Effect Settings for Orchestral Instruments

    For beginners and experienced users. How to place an orchestral instrument in 3D-space by using a reverb effect.

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    1.2.4 Single Instruments vs. Multi Instruments vs. Phrased Instruments

    What are the three types of common orchestral instrument libraries and how do they work.

Chapter 3 : Articulation Practices

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    2.1.1 Introduction

    Watch an overview about articulation in orchestral libraries and how they work.

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    2.1.2 Recording Keyswitches

    Discover how to record Keyswitches when using articulations in your music.

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    2.1.3 CineSymphony LITE Strings Intro

    Get an introduction to this wonderful orchestral library and how articulations are set up.

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    2.1.4 Recording with CineSymphony LITE

    Learn how to record Keyswitches by using a common classical theme from Mozart, “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik“.

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    2.1.5 Recording Strings with VSL

    The same example as in the last chapter, now using another library from well known manufacturer VSL.

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    2.1.6 Recording Woodwinds with VSL

    See how to work with articulations on VSL Library woodwind instruments such as piccolo flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and contrabassoon.

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    2.1.7 Samplemodeling Woodwind Instruments

    The same example as in the last chapter, now using specialized woodwinds instruments from Samplemodeling within the SWAM player.

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    2.1.8 Recording Brass with VSL

    Learn how to use articulations with the VSL Special Edition Library brass instruments, such as trumpet, trombone and horn.

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    2.1.9 Samplemodeling Brass Instruments

    The same example as in the last chapter, now using specialized woodwind instruments from Samplemodeling within KONTAKT player.

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    2.1.10 Percussion Instruments

    Learn more about the different percussion and orchestral drums and how to play them.

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    2.1.11 Practical Use of Percussion

    Here you’ll learn some practical uses for percussion by analyzing drum loops and transferring their rhythms to orchestral percussion instruments.

Chapter 4 : Understanding and Using Ostinati

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    2.2.1 Intro to Ostinati

    Learn what an ostinato is and how it’s used in modern classical music.

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    2.2.2 Basic Pattern

    Discover how to record a basic ostinati pattern by combining different strings.

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    2.2.3 Rhythm & Instrumentation

    Learn more about ostinati by using advanced rhythm and instrumentation techniques.

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    2.2.4 Structured Dynamics

    Discover another example of ostinato by building up a structured dynamic performance.

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    2.2.5 Strong Accentuations

    See how ostinati works when notes are accentuated.

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    2.2.6 Counter-Rotating Ostinati

    Learn about a more sophisticated technique for ostinato called the “counter-rotation”, and how to use it.

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    2.2.7 Time Changes with Ostinati

    Discover how Ostinati can also be enhanced with time-changes.

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    2.2.8 Ostinati with Harmonies

    Finally, learn how and why an ostinato can be built-up by using different harmonies.

Chapter 5 : Using Lyrical Patterns to Create Moods

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    2.3.1 Lyrical Introduction

    Discover how orchestral instruments are often used to create different moods.

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    2.3.2 The Four Basic Chord Types

    Learn about the four basic chord types, major, minor, augmented and diminished, which cover the full range of emotion.

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    2.3.3 Typical chord progressions

    Discover more about typical chord progressions that are often used within film scores and classical music.

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    2.3.4 Suspenseful Chord Progressions

    See how to create suspenseful feelings when composing music to provoke important emotional reactions.

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    2.3.5 Harmonic & Dynamic Progressions

    Learn more about chord progressions and how they can enhance your music.

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    2.3.6 Mood Changes

    See even more examples on how to change chords for creating specific moods.

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    2.3.7 Moods with Reduced Scales

    Discover how you can use only the notes of a scale to create impressive chords.

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    2.3.8 Moods with Instrument Combinations

    Learn how to combine different orchestral instruments to create different moods.

Chapter 6 : Compositions Examples

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    2.4.1 The Classic Epic Theme Pt. 1

    Learn how to create a complete, classic epic composition track by track.

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    2.4.2 The Classic Epic Theme Pt. 2

    Continue seeing how to create a complete, classic epic composition track by track.

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    2.4.3 The Elegiac Ending

    Discover how to create an elegiac ending composition track by track.

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    2.4.4 The Modern Action Theme

    See how to create a complete, modern action theme track by track.

Chapter 7 : Horn Section for Pop, Soul & Funk

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    2.5.1 Horn Section Introduction

    See how to use wind instruments in pop, soul and funk music and create a horn section.

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    2.5.2 Harmonic Analysis

    Start by analyzing the piece before writing the wind section parts.

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    2.5.3 The Horn Section

    See how to build up your horn section by using a virtual trumpet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, as well as a trombone.

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    2.5.4 The Flugelhorn

    Moving on, discover the effect a flugelhorn has when added to the section.

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    2.5.5 One More Time!

    See another example of how to emulate a wind section by using virtual instruments only.

Chapter 8 : String Section for Rock & Pop

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    2.6.1 String Section Introduction

    Discover how to use orchestral string instruments within rock and pop music compositions.

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    2.6.2 Legato Background

    Watch and learn how legato strings are used to create a classic mood within a rock music track.

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    2.6.3 Staccato & Legato

    See how by using staccato and legato strings alternately, you can vitalize your pop and rock music compositions.

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    2.6.4 Disco & House

    Discover how modern dance music can be elevated by using classic strings instruments.

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    2.6.5 Strings & Vocals

    Watch how orchestral strings are a must-have in a vocal ballad composition.

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    2.6.6 Transitions

    See how string runs are often used to connect song parts, and how to construct them in detail.

Chapter 9 : Additional Content

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    3.1 From MIDI Notes to Notation

    Discover how to turn your MIDI recordings into notation that musicians can read.

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    3.2 Mixing & Mastering Orchestral Music

    Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of mixing and mastering orchestral music.

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    3.3 Phrased Instruments

    See how a phrased instrument library works in detail, featuring the Sonokinetic Capriccio library.

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    3.4 Library Recommendations

    Finally, the authors give some useful tips and recommendations for using orchestral libraries.

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    Conclusion

    The authors say thank you and goodbye!

Product Overview


Presented by Achim Brochhausen and Holger Steinbrink from German based tutorial company audio-workshop, together they've created the definitive guide for “getting going” with orchestral libraries and creating orchestral compositions in your DAW. Groove3 is proud to be the exclusive distributor of the English version of this massive, in-depth video tutorial collection!

Featuring over 11 hours of detailed tutorial videos, you’ll learn all about the practical use and application of virtual orchestral instruments, as well as the use of keyswitches, advanced arrangements with ostinati, lyrical patterns and much, much more. There's also downloadable PDFs showing the notation examples from the videos.

The Orchestral Library Toolbox is perfect for anyone, at any level of experience, who wants to learn more about using orchestral libraries in their own productions, including diverse musical settings such as music production, film and TV composition, and even video games!

Achim Brochhausen is a professionally trained musician (piano and violin), music producer and composer. His area of expertise is the realization of orchestral music within the computer, and also works as a music teacher, live musician and author, as well as a producer for many well known artists.

Holger Steinbrink has many years experience as a certified instructor, and is also a media producer, sound designer and music technology writer. Holger has been producing music with computers since the 1980’s.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you’ve ever wanted to get into composing orchestral arrangements on your computer, or learn more about it, watch “Orchestral Library Toolbox” today!


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JohJoh
Submitted 3 days ago

Thinking music for movies / theatre / games ? START HERE

This course alone might be worth my subscription ... Covers probably all areas you're interested in when getting into this kind of projects. You'll probably need to take 4 or 5 other courses to have a comparable scope. On top of that : the author shows hands on how to do things, comparing different approaches / techniques / libraries. (I learned more about a particular library by viewing one of the videos, then by all the tutorials of the vendor combined ...) Excellent !

I am a: Musician, Producer, Ableton Live, Logic Pro


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CrabbaBuzz
Submitted 1 month ago

Great information from this Tutorials!

Watched the whole tutorial, its well structured. If you're beginner there is a lot of information and some music ideas for avarage musician. Thnaks


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
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Rising Hope Music
Submitted 6 months ago

Probably one of the most detailed MIDI orchestration training you can find now !

Extremely useful Music and MIDI Production training for Beginner to Intermediate Level. It teaches not just the production part of MIDI production, but also on the musical know-hows like Ostinatos, Lyrical writing, etc etc.. Highly recommended !

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Sound for Film/TV, Cubase, Studio One


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Zx81
Submitted 8 months ago

Very well constructed course

For me, this is one of the stand out courses on this site. The standard of tuition far exceeds many of the other orchestral composition courses and strikes a good balance between theory and practice.


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
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ToanAustralia
Submitted 10 months ago

more than perfect

lots of information to learn

I am a: Beginner, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live, Logic Pro



pmcmurtry
Submitted 10 months ago

Very useful videos!

I loved these videos, they have given me an insight into making classical music which is one area that I am trained at but just needed a little boost as mostly I work on Pop/Rock tunes with classical inputs only here and there. This now opens up further doors and I am grateful for their expertise.


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

AFG
Submitted 1 year ago

Best virtual orchestration/composition series that I’ve seen.

Very thorough and considerate. While the authors do delve into specifics about individual libraries and virtual instruments, they offer lots of pointers and examples of how and why certain techniques and workflows yield the best results.


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
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hodshonf
Submitted 1 year ago

Outstanding Overview

Comprehensive and enjoyable.

I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Sound for Film/TV


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JT#Jon
Submitted 1 year ago

Simply Fantastic!

Love the depth and full exploration of the topic of orchestral libraries. So much is covered here, and its all done in a very logic, and well presented manner. For sure worth your time! Probably the best series I've seen on Groove3!


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
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AlMur
Submitted 1 year ago

Great course!

Great course covering all basics of orchestral music production. Very knowledgeable instructor and a great presentation. It was interesting to find out that he was part of "Modern Talking", pretty famous disco group that I enjoyed in the 80s. Thank you for sharing your knowledge! I would love to see a follow up course.

I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Sound for Film/TV, Logic Pro


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

JohJoh
Submitted 3 days ago

Thinking music for movies / theatre / games ? START HERE

This course alone might be worth my subscription ... Covers probably all areas you're interested in when getting into this kind of projects. You'll probably need to take 4 or 5 other courses to have a comparable scope. On top of that : the author shows hands on how to do things, comparing different approaches / techniques / libraries. (I learned more about a particular library by viewing one of the videos, then by all the tutorials of the vendor combined ...) Excellent !

I am a: Musician, Producer, Ableton Live, Logic Pro

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

CrabbaBuzz
Submitted 1 month ago

Great information from this Tutorials!

Watched the whole tutorial, its well structured. If you're beginner there is a lot of information and some music ideas for avarage musician. Thnaks

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Rising Hope Music
Submitted 6 months ago

Probably one of the most detailed MIDI orchestration training you can find now !

Extremely useful Music and MIDI Production training for Beginner to Intermediate Level. It teaches not just the production part of MIDI production, but also on the musical know-hows like Ostinatos, Lyrical writing, etc etc.. Highly recommended !

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Sound for Film/TV, Cubase, Studio One

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Zx81
Submitted 8 months ago

Very well constructed course

For me, this is one of the stand out courses on this site. The standard of tuition far exceeds many of the other orchestral composition courses and strikes a good balance between theory and practice.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

ToanAustralia
Submitted 10 months ago

more than perfect

lots of information to learn

I am a: Beginner, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live, Logic Pro


pmcmurtry
Submitted 10 months ago

Very useful videos!

I loved these videos, they have given me an insight into making classical music which is one area that I am trained at but just needed a little boost as mostly I work on Pop/Rock tunes with classical inputs only here and there. This now opens up further doors and I am grateful for their expertise.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

AFG
Submitted 1 year ago

Best virtual orchestration/composition series that I’ve seen.

Very thorough and considerate. While the authors do delve into specifics about individual libraries and virtual instruments, they offer lots of pointers and examples of how and why certain techniques and workflows yield the best results.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

hodshonf
Submitted 1 year ago

Outstanding Overview

Comprehensive and enjoyable.

I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Sound for Film/TV

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

JT#Jon
Submitted 1 year ago

Simply Fantastic!

Love the depth and full exploration of the topic of orchestral libraries. So much is covered here, and its all done in a very logic, and well presented manner. For sure worth your time! Probably the best series I've seen on Groove3!

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

AlMur
Submitted 1 year ago

Great course!

Great course covering all basics of orchestral music production. Very knowledgeable instructor and a great presentation. It was interesting to find out that he was part of "Modern Talking", pretty famous disco group that I enjoyed in the 80s. Thank you for sharing your knowledge! I would love to see a follow up course.

I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Sound for Film/TV, Logic Pro

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Achim Brochhausen is a professionally trained musician (piano and violin), music producer and composer. His area of expertise is the realization of orchestral music within the computer, and also works as a music teacher, live musician and author, as well as a producer for many well known artists.

Holger Steinbrink has many years experience as a certified instructor, and is also a media producer, sound designer and music technology writer. Holger has been producing music with computers since the 1980’s.

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Orchestral Library Toolbox is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 25 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Thinking music for movies / theatre / games ? START HERE This course alone might be worth my subscription ... Covers probably all areas you're interested in when getting into this kind of projects. You'll probably need to take 4 or 5 other courses to have a comparable scope. On top of that : the author shows hands on how to do things, comparing different approaches / techniques / libraries. (I learned more about a particular library by viewing one of the videos, then by all the tutorials of the vendor combined ...) Excellent !
Date published: 2019-02-18
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great information from this Tutorials! Watched the whole tutorial, its well structured. If you're beginner there is a lot of information and some music ideas for avarage musician. Thnaks
Date published: 2019-01-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Probably one of the most detailed MIDI orchestration training you can find now ! Extremely useful Music and MIDI Production training for Beginner to Intermediate Level. It teaches not just the production part of MIDI production, but also on the musical know-hows like Ostinatos, Lyrical writing, etc etc.. Highly recommended !
Date published: 2018-09-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very well constructed course For me, this is one of the stand out courses on this site. The standard of tuition far exceeds many of the other orchestral composition courses and strikes a good balance between theory and practice.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from more than perfect lots of information to learn
Date published: 2018-04-30
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Very useful videos! I loved these videos, they have given me an insight into making classical music which is one area that I am trained at but just needed a little boost as mostly I work on Pop/Rock tunes with classical inputs only here and there. This now opens up further doors and I am grateful for their expertise.
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Best virtual orchestration/composition series that I’ve seen. Very thorough and considerate. While the authors do delve into specifics about individual libraries and virtual instruments, they offer lots of pointers and examples of how and why certain techniques and workflows yield the best results.
Date published: 2018-02-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Outstanding Overview Comprehensive and enjoyable.
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Simply Fantastic! Love the depth and full exploration of the topic of orchestral libraries. So much is covered here, and its all done in a very logic, and well presented manner. For sure worth your time! Probably the best series I've seen on Groove3!
Date published: 2018-01-21
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great course! Great course covering all basics of orchestral music production. Very knowledgeable instructor and a great presentation. It was interesting to find out that he was part of "Modern Talking", pretty famous disco group that I enjoyed in the 80s. Thank you for sharing your knowledge! I would love to see a follow up course.
Date published: 2018-01-06
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great stuff. This covers so much and does it in the most software agnostic way you probably can. I especially like that it is narrated by David Mitchell.
Date published: 2017-08-12
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from One of the best! Hope more from this author/company. Germany made. Logically organized contents!
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Amazing information! Wow, so much to learn, and I am only on the basics section. Great set of videos.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from greatest aaa
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent Very well done!
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from comprehensive and easy to follow Excellent tutorial everything is well covered. Very helpful.
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent! Lots of tips and useful information. High recommended!
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent series For anyone using virtual instruments to simulate orchestral music, whether for film, tv, trailers or even adding to pop/rock arrangements, this is a must see. A few sections were a bit redundant for me - I didn't need to see them play in example after example of some of the items - but beginners would benefit. I do a lot of typesetting and I think there are far easier ways than they talked about to get one's music from a bunch of MIDI items to a notation product acceptable for an orchestra to play. But what they did show will work nicely.
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent presentation I purchased this a short time ago and have been very very impressed with this product . This is an excellent product for one who is already an orchestrator or can read music and needs to do the crossover to electronic midi sequencing etc. The presenters are extremely professional and the combination of their voice-over and examples to listen to flow well together.( they don't ramble on while you are trying to listen to the music example ) The sequential steps and chapters are all very logical and laid out in simplistic terms for any person to comprehend. This product also comes with PDF sheet music to download and I would recommend that you download the PDF as this will help understand how to explode your music for midi sequencing in the electronic world. In conclusion I would highly recommend this tutorial as an extremely valuable library resource material. Peter Reynolds Australia
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Orchestral Library This is excellent.It gives an idea of the different libraries,and how to use them.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great content Must see! For composers, songwriters, all musicians
Date published: 2016-10-30
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excepcional! No other words to describe it! Full suited for the beginner but very deep for the experienced as well. I'm learning a lot from this course. Recommended!
Date published: 2016-10-19
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from A Serious Course Great Value This European Based Team is detailed oriented yet very hands on and practical. I am a pro tools user but recently branched into orchestration and with that the mock orchestra is a reality and a fantastic tool. This is a Cubase environment but easily transferable or as they say DAW NEUTRAL. The idea to explore with deep stacks of sounds orchestral templates is what George Martin brought to the Beatles… I feel I am gaining valuable practical knowledge. My next class is VEPro 6 A must have component in that type of settings.
Date published: 2016-10-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very comprehensive, with many practical examples. This series alone has justified the price of my subscription! It has so many examples across different genres. Very inspiring!
Date published: 2016-09-30
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from BEST EVER! I have been waiting for English version of this video tutorials from audioworkshop for years. I did use the German version, with difficulties of not understanding the language a year ago. I find this to be the best tutorials to learn Orchestra genre on Cubase ever on internet.
Date published: 2016-09-16
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