Might and Magic, Combat of Giants
CHAPTER 14 - PHOTO GALLERY
Session players show their true feelings for the author's string writing / Forgotten Wars logo, choir & orchestra / Author resolves creative differences with music producer Aurelien Baguerre / Duel of Champions logo, and game characters /Combat of Giants game boxes and screenshot
CHAPTER 14 - EXCERPT
I turned to Or and thanked him. Then glancing around the control room, I added, “I don’t care where the good ideas come from. The important thing is to grab them, and get them into our score.” I gave Or’s suggestion to the flute players, and within just a couple of takes, they delivered the flavor I was searching for.
As a composer, you do not have to have all the good ideas. But you must have the good judgment to recognize good ideas and capture them. Your client is hiring you to produce a great sounding score, no matter how you get there. That was a potent lesson for us all that day...
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CHAPTER 14 - MUSIC GALLERY