This is an action theme written for a project I’m involved with for a Star Wars-themed Youtube channel. A very serious feature-length fan fiction is being created, and I am scoring the project. A dream project, as my only “brief” is to compose music that sounds like Star Wars, but is wholly original. So no actual Star Wars themes are allowed, and anyway I wouldn’t want to do that! Obviously, with Star-Wars-iness as the goal, this is a pure orchestral piece, with no hybrid or electronic elements.
So I didn’t compose this piece for this contest, but I happened to be just starting to orchestrate it when Mike announced this contest. It was in production during the month of July, so I believe it meets the criteria.
There are no live instruments in the version submitted here. The strings, brass and woodwinds are almost all Berlin/Orchestral Tools. Percussion is mostly Cinesamples. In the next 3 months I do plan to add live musicians just to push it up another level. But I must say the Berlin samples get me a lot closer than anything I’ve worked with before.
Apologies that I’m using Reelcrafter and not Soundcloud. You can take points off!