This is my first shot at writing for any kind of orchestra. This is a small 20 piece chamber orchestra. All of the instruments are GPO. Please give it a listen and tell me what you think. It is called 'The long path home'.
Thanks for your nice words Graham. I had a lot of fun working with something like this. I am trying to get the experience to write a score for a full orchestra, but 'I got a lot of learnin' to do before I do that.
I'm just listening now and concur with the others on adding to it.
The solo instruments are fine but the string section could do with a little reverb. You obviously will not be tied down to a particular genre anymore than I will. Great stuff.
David, I've always appreciated your taking the time to listen and comment on my stuff. This was a little different for me. I really had fun writing and rendering it. I am going get started with the online orchestration course offered by garritan. When I get more control over the instrumentation, I plan to expand this piece.
Ray, I added the same reverb to the whole track, and I think I probably should have separated instruments to add reverb differently to each group. I am glad that you liked it. Thanks for listening and your suggestion.
Jeff, thanks for your nice words. I am glad to hear that find some modern touches to this piece. Often, when I write classical like music, it tends to be more traditional.
Josh, thank you for commenting and saying that you like my song. As I said above, I do plan to expand on it.
I would just like to say that I've appreciated all of the feedback, comments, suggestions and just the fact the people on the forum have taken the time to listen to my stuff.