An in-depth look at the historical foundations and the compositional development of the étude, and why musicians still use them today!
Learn how to write music for strings and help your string arrangements shine with these tips for orchestrators. For more help, check out Soundfly’s course Orchestration for Strings.
Read our interview with composer and arranger, Erik Ian Walker, which explores his data-driven environmental composition, “Climate.”
Whether you’re dealing with live strings or VSTs, legato or staccato passages, to create fluidity you may have to use time correction tools.
Today we take a look at 10 essential scores that changed the game for what roles and responsibilities composers take to bring a film to life.
Improve your composing, orchestration, arranging, and music theory skills with Soundfly Mentor Andre Madation in four weeks.
Here’s how pro audio engineer Brian Losch achieves a big, immersive sound mixing cinematic, orchestral film score music.
Got a great melodic motif that you don’t know how to develop? Here are four easy and creative ways to flesh it out into a full musical arrangement.
With overwhelmingly positive results, we’re happy to share a few testimonials of Soundfly’s Orchestration For Strings course directly from our students.
We look at Ligeti’s famous composition in order to decide how much, or how little, the use of music’s foundational parameters really matter in composing.
A quick historical deep dive on the journey of the saxophone from French military pride to jazz band spotlight, but never the symphonic orchestra.