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Music Scoring 201 - Composing For Commercials.
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You can use this element from a commercial to get ideas for your music, like its tempo and feel.
The length of the commercial
The text used in the commercial
The Voice-over (VO) from the commercial
The product the spot is about
What other words can be used to describe musical stems, or simply "stems?"
Splits and Stripes
Submixes and Splits
Stars and Stripes
Busses and Aux. channels
Can ad agencies work directly with composers?
No. A Composer's agent will usually work with the ad agency.
How many seconds before the video's start is the 2-pop heard?
This is who ad agencies get in touch with when looking for that perfect musical spot for their campaign.
The YouTube Music Department
Accomplished engineers often say this about mixing.
"It's all about the mid-range."
"We'll fix it in post."
"Garbage in, garbage out."
"Maximum bass on all frequencies."
What is an instrument tag?
A composite sound made of layered instruments.
A short, catchy melody at the end of the song.
What is the purpose of a Video Reel?
Give the composer the chance to act and use his music for the score.
Showcasing a composer's best commercial-writing work.
Showcase the composer's studio setup.
Introduce the ad agencies to a composer in an interview format.
What frequencies are considered the approximate mid-range?
250 Hz to 5 kHz
75 Hz to 250 kHz
-30 dB to - 10 dB
The bridge before the end sequence
This is the command used in this course to set the project's tempo using the temp track as a guide.
Set Tempo to Region Length
Adjust Tempo Using Regions Length and Locators
Find Tempo from Audio File
Adjust Tempo with File length
Music Scoring 201
Composing For Commercials
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