Music Composition - How to write with Orchestral Strings

——   Created by Mikael Baggström

Learn how to write for Strings in Music Composition

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Your Adventure with Strings

Do you love the sound of orchestral strings? From emotional solo strings playing beautiful lead melodies that are full of crystal clear expression...to big powerful motifs and themes with a full string ensemble...to lush and dynamic chord progressions with smooth and lyrical movement...all the way to rhythmic performances like comping, ostinatos, runs and arpeggios...

In this course, you will learn how to master the use of orchestral strings in your music compositions.

  • Learn the Foundations & Guidelines
  • Explore the Sounds & Playing Styles
  • Discover Practical Tips & Secrets
  • Get Live Examples & Demonstrations
  • And Master the Beauty of Strings

The Amazing Beauty of Strings

Strings are the most expressive and versatile instrument family ever created. This means you can play strings in a huge number of performance styles. You can add expression, movement and variation in countless of ways. And the end result can be anything from big, bold, powerful and evil sounding…to mysterious and magic…to driving energetic intensity…to tear-jerking emotional beauty…The creative power you have as a composer, when writing for the strings family of instruments, is truly incredible.

My name is Mike, and I am a composer.

Just. Like. You. =)

I started making music back in 1998. And I love to educate, motivate, and inspire creative people, like yourself.

If you are ready to master orchestral strings for your music compositions. Then take action, and begin your learning adventure, right now!

Requirements
  • You need a DAW (Music Production Software)
  • You need to have sounds & plugins for orchestral strings
  • You should already have some music composition experience

27 Lessons

Master the Foundations of Orchestral Strings
0:01:25
Your Adventure With Strings
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0:12:17
The Amazing Beauty of Strings
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0:19:23
From Piano Sketch to String Arrangement
0:07:25
The String Family - Double Bass
0:05:44
The String Family - Cello
0:07:51
The String Family - Viola
0:07:26
The String Family - Violin
0:12:40
Dynamics on Strings
0:08:48
Expression on Strings
0:24:47
Voice Leading on Strings
0:15:30
Sound Design on Strings
0:03:03
Assignment - Sound Instinct
Master the Articulation of Orchestral Strings
0:01:16
Master the Articulations
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About the instructor

Hey Friends! My name is Mike, and I am a Professional Music Composer and Sound Designer from Sweden, with experience of Making Music since 1998.

My Qualifications: I have run my own Media Production Business since 2004, which means Music/Sound/Video/Graphic Production. I also have a True Passion to teach, share …

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