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My first theme made with Vienna
Last post Wed, Nov 23 2011 by Tom23, 9 replies.
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Posted on Mon, Oct 24 2011 03:41
by Donethur
Joined on Mon, Aug 08 2011, Posts 33
Well, not the first exactly, I used the clarinet Eb before, but here I se the clarinet + Chamber Strings I + other libraries from other companies.

This is what I achieved: http://soundcloud.com/donethur/cuerdas-abstractas


what do you think?

regards!

Ricardo
Posted on Thu, Oct 27 2011 22:36
by Seraz
Joined on Sun, Jul 17 2011, Posts 16
Hi there !

Wow, I rarely take the time to listen to other people's stuff now that I'm deep into composition. I realize that I should listen more. This was a fun listening !! It's great to hear how other composers are doing. I don't know if there is a particular place in the forum for the users to share and comment on everybody's work. (If there isn't, they should add it and make it fun!) Once my website / portfolio is ready I'm going to post it too. :]
Great work fellow composer!
Posted on Sat, Oct 29 2011 13:03
by Donethur
Joined on Mon, Aug 08 2011, Posts 33
thanks mate for your kind words :)
Posted on Tue, Nov 01 2011 03:42
by jake11375
Joined on Sat, May 21 2011, Posts 14

 Very nice work. Thanks for sharing...   

JOSEPH-

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Posted on Sun, Nov 13 2011 14:53
by Mayyar Namek
Joined on Wed, Jun 01 2011, Posts 27

Hi Donethur

nice piece and arrangment, thanks for sharing :)

Posted on Mon, Nov 14 2011 07:31
by mcelvogue
Joined on Mon, Mar 14 2011, Posts 151
Hi Donethur,

I also enjoyed the theme. I like the clarinet and violin lines and also how they sit together very comfortably for the final part of the theme. I'm not sure if it is just my ears but there is a lot of reverb which for me pushes the music back a little too much however this may well be by design. Either way, I enjoyed what you have created and thanks you for sharing also.

Regards,

Tom
Posted on Tue, Nov 15 2011 01:12
by Donethur
Joined on Mon, Aug 08 2011, Posts 33
Hi Tom. You are totally right about the reverb. This is the thing (and what I learned), EWQL Symphonic Orchestra comes with reverb per default and Vienna do not, so I put EWQL Spaces to Vienna strings (cello, violin, bass from Chamber Strings and some SE with Orchestral Strings) and the clarinet (which also comes from Vienna), and it also has some cellos from EWQL Symphonic Orchestra that came with reverb and the EWQL Gypsy violin that also came with reverb. It sounded nice but I decided to put a reverb to the whole mix in order to make it sounding more natural, like in the same room after a feedback I received, but I think my mistake was to use only a preset instead of regulate it to achieve a nicer reverb. Now I learned that I need to be very careful when I am mixing Vienna with EW. BTW I really have to say that after working with Chamber Strings IMO it is the best string library I have had in my life, I totally love this! I am looking forward to buy the extension. :)
Posted on Tue, Nov 15 2011 17:50
by Donethur
Joined on Mon, Aug 08 2011, Posts 33
thank you all for your comments! :)
Posted on Wed, Nov 23 2011 19:53
by Tom23
Joined on Mon, Feb 26 2007, Miller, Posts 119

Hi Ricardo,  Just listened to your piece.  Very nice.  Two possible suggestions, if you're going to continue working on it.

1)  The eighth note string pattern seems quite dominant from beginning to end.  Perhaps a bit more rhythmic variation in that part would create interesting changes in texture.  2)  The ending's a bit abrupt.  There might be room to build up to a larger ending section.  But very listenable as it is.  Good work and good luck with VSL!       Best,   Another Tom

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