Orchestral Strings Buyer's Guide
March 24, 2017

Orchestral Strings – A Buyer’s Guide

Computers have revolutionised music creation in a variety of different ways which has opened up a whole raft of creative possibilities to musicians and artists. Software developers have provided us with access to some of the world’s best instruments and performers, all in the comfort of our studios and all at the click of a mouse. Over the years, many have tried to capture the magic of orchestral strings and…

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August 18, 2011

Composer Ondrej Pochyly reviews VOXOS

Last month composer Ondrej Pochyly performed an hour-long requiem at the Exeter Classical Music Event which had been composed entirely with virtual instruments. Cinesamples’ VOXOS Epic Virtual Choir was used extensively in the piece so we asked Ondrej to sum up his opinions of the software for our latest blog post. Ondrej’s setup for the review: Logic 9, Vienna Ensemble Pro (Decoupled), RME Baby Face, iMac i7Core, 12GB Ram, Vienna…

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July 26, 2011

Emmett Cooke on creating music for media and building a new composer community

Irish composer Emmett Cooke writes minimal music, in particular, minimal piano music which has been used in many different projects from Spanish TV shows to Ralph Lauren adverts. His website sonicoctave.com showcases numerous tracks which can be licensed for film, tv or video game soundtracks and he is also responsible for filmandgamecomposers.com – an online resource for media composers which features interviews, advice, tutorials and a discussion forum. Emmett is…

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