Film Score Orchestration

What is Film Score Orchestration?   In technical terms, orchestration is the process of assigning, in the form of a musical score, a composition complete in form melodically, harmonically, and rhythmically. The task is to designate melody, harmony, and...
Using Modal Interchange Chords

Using Modal Interchange Chords

  It is a fact that the majority of popular western music is diatonic. Therefore, it was composed using a fixed bank of available pitches that belong to one major or minor key signature. This system, however, is limiting.   Borrowing Weird Chords   In...

Composing Film Music

Composing a Film Score   When writing a film score, composers become musical dramatists; their thoughts are on the story and how it is told. The most distinguished composers possess genuine theatrical talent and imagination. Also, the ability to translate their...