Learn to compose music for TV with the best in the world
- Do you have a home studio setup and want to get into the world of music composition?
- Do you have a long-term goal to turn your musical creativity into income?
- Would you like to know how to get started composing music for TV?
TV composer Michael Kruk has written and produced the music for many major documentary series which have been seen by millions of viewers worldwide.
Michael has produced scores for David Attenborough documentaries through to series for the BBC Natural History Unit. His music has been performed by a 75-piece orchestra, but he has also delivered entire soundtracks crafted solely in his home studio in New York. In An Introduction to Writing Music For Television he shares valuable insights into the process of writing music to picture.
In this book, Michael has teamed up with three of the busiest composers in the business (all Emmy® award winners). Each shares their story, experience and advice in an exclusive interview, and contributes to each topic covered in the book:
- Michael Price (Sherlock, The Unforgotten)
- Mac Quayle (Mr Robot, American Horror Story)
- Walter Murphy (Family Guy, American Dad)
Learn to write music for TV
In Writing Music For Television, you’ll not only gain an insider’s view of how the music for a TV program is composed, you’ll be guided through the first steps of composing music to picture. You’ll learn…
- The rarely discussed processes professional composers use
- How to create seamless intros and outros
- How to write “builds” and “reveals” without distracting the viewer
- How to choose the right instrumentation to create a mood
- How to use chord sequences and scales that immediately evoke a specific emotionHow to compose effective melodies and adapt them for different scenes
As well as being packed with insights and wisdom you won’t find elsewhere else, this book takes a practical approach to composing for TV, and each chapter contains dozens of musical examples you can learn from and apply.
Learn to write music from an experienced composer whose work has gone from home studio to live orchestra, with numerous tips and tricks on orchestration!
A music to TV masterclass
- Learn the do’s and don’ts of composing music to avoid common rookie errors
- Master the musical tools that create an effective sense of movement in a scene
- Get straightforward guidance on orchestration that really works and sounds realistic
- Understand the range of various instruments and how they fit together
- Learn how to use the most common production tools such as EQ, Compression and Reverb
- Learn how to integrate real instrument samples with electronic textures
Bonus 1: All musical examples are beautifully notated, so you can easily learn and apply them
Bonus 2: Download FREE studio quality audio of every example, so you can hear exactly how it sounds
Buy it now and put your musical creativity to work. Learn how to create music to picture like the professionals.