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Cinematic soundtrack recording - is it better to record instruments sections separately or all together?

We want to record something that sounds really cinematic. I've been in a studio twice before with a 50 pieces orchestra and although the quality of the recording was great, it didn't have quite that ...
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*newbie alert* looking for a good course to start learning sound design

I am looking for a GOOD place to start learning creating cool sounds for games. I was so glad to find StackExchange had a sound design forum! I'd prefer an online course, but please let me know which ...
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Ableton Live 8 MIDI tracks recorded without a tempo reference. Need export to Sibelius notation software

Having successfully extracted a midi performance from a pc circa 1986, into Ableton Live8, I now have copied each track into its own MIDI file and imported these files into the notation software I'm ...
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How to show track score as drum notation in Logic Pro?

If I opened a midi on Logic Pro 9 and had a drum track, how can I show the track's score in drums notation? I have trouble finding any documentations for it online and I can't seem to actually change ...
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What to fix first, audio or video?

I have made a short timelapse of some nature phenomena. I would like to add ambient-like background music to it with Ableton Live. Both the timelapse and the music are (going to be) made by me, the ...
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Can I convert Sibelius into MusicXML or any other free format with only free tools?

Back in the old days, I used Sibelius to typeset scores. I've switched to the great open-source MuseScore now and don't miss anything from Sibelius except... my old scores. I know that there is a ...
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How to condition the audience for crying?

Good day, I'm fairly new to the sound design world and to this website so much help will be greatly appreciated. I was recently given the opportunity to score the music and design the soundscape for a ...
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List of free notation software

What are the free programs available to typeset music?
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Your favourite strings plug-in?

Hi all, I was wondering what plug-ins would you consider interesting or industry standard to play as MIDI when scoring films with strings. I might use them at some point but my budget is pretty tight!...
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Sequencer/DAW with a decent Notation/Score Editor?

Many DAWs/music production softwares (Reaper, FL Studio ...) rely on piano-roll to edit midi tracks. Are there nice sequencers/daws with very good notation/score editor (along with VSTi/plugin ...
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Transposing Instruments in Logic Pro

When composing in Logic Pro, how can I work with transposing instruments (for example a Clarinet in B♭) in the Score window?