Themes of Sadness part 2

Here is some underscore for a sad scene in a mystical/fantasy film. It’s amazing how lush of a sound you can create with just strings, recorder, and Irish whistle. I feel like I learned everything I know about pastoral sounding strings from listening to Jessica Curry’s score for Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture.

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Action movie trailer music

This is music for an action movie trailer that has to go through quite a lot of emotional content, from a love story to tension, to big huge combat scenes. The trailer had a ton of dialog, so it took a lot of very careful planning to fit melodic lines in between the dialog. Enjoy!

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Fantasy game branching music

This piece of music was written for Wwise implementation using branching. There are three sections: explore, tension, and combat. In the explore and tension sections, each phrase was written to be in random order to try to keep repetition down, so it’s a little strange to hear it linearly like this, but it still works. […]

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Evolving combat music

This was written for a space station 3rd person shooter, where you as the character are trying to escape by killing robots and hacking terminals. I wanted to avoid the tyranny of repetition that can happen in games while also respecting the memory allocation for music. This music is the culmination of a 2 layer […]

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Zombie Attack!

This was written for a game about a zombie attack. This is the combat music. It’s sort of a 12 tone composition that I forced into a key to give it enough of a “home” for people to be able to listen to. Tension, tension, and more tension was the goal

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