How to Compose Cinematic Music (in a Film/TV Drama Underscore style)

Composing Academy

Duration: 12m

Learn how to compose Cinematic music in the style of Film or TV drama in 5 easy steps. In this video, I'll walk you through the process of composing a cinematic piece of music, inspired by composers such as Thomas Newman and Harry Gregson Williams. I'll show you how to choose chords, add a simple accompaniment using instrumentation tricks, as well as how to develop your initial idea into a two minute piece of music.

Composing Academy is the place to learn how to begin composing your own music. Here you will find easy to follow videos explaining core Music Theory concepts along with various tips and tricks to help you craft that perfect song or cinematic piece of music.