In this case, I was asked by the client to orchestrate/flesh out/complete a series of songs that were brought to me as rough demos with acoustic guitar and voice. While working with the original chorus melodies etc., in a number of cases I had to create final grooves, verse parts, bridges and solo sections, as well as adhere to specific guidelines concerning overall feel and emotion.
Scene where the little boy returns to the giant’s garden
While I lack a background in proper melodic musical theory, I most certainly do not lack the desire to produce music that is intended to illicit specific emotion, or accompany other forms of expression. It’s a blast.
All virtual instruments in these examples played by me.
MUSIC FOR AN ORIGINAL ADAPTATION OF THE SELFISH GIANT
This is music I wrote to accompany a live theatre show. 22 pieces in total. At some point I’m also going to release it as a whole, along with the narration.
Opening scene of the kids playing in the garden
Scene where the snow comes to stay, and the winter elements dance
MUSIC FOR AN ORIGINAL ADAPTATION OF THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER
Another body of music to accompany a live theatre show. 12 pieces in total.
Scene where the Tin Soldier spends time with the ballerina and falls in love
A dance the ballerina does for the evil jack in the box