Thursday 22 April 2010

"Independence" - Emotional Orchestral Music

"Independence" - I composed, orchestrated and programmed this music in Logic Pro. It was written for a Malaysia Airlines Merdeka 2005 television commercial (TVC) for Merdeka Day commemorating the independence of Malaysia from British rule.

One of the tracks from Alan Sylvestri's "Forrest Gump" soundtrack was given to me as a reference track from an advertising agency - they loved it so much they asked me to compose something as close as possible without infringing copyright.

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This music is subject to copyright and is provided for demonstration purposes only. © 2009 Jon Brooks.

Some of my musical influences include: Jerry Goldsmith, Gustav Mahler, Danny Elfman, R. Strauss, John Williams, James Newton-Howard, Wagner, Debussy, Patrick Doyle, Shostakovich, Vaughan Williams, Bill Conti, Sibelius, Elgar, Klaus Badelt, Michael Giacchino, Aerosmith, Elliot Goldenthal, Harry Gregson-Williams, James Horner, Def Leppard, Michael Kamen, Ennio Morricone, Hans Zimmer, Christopher Young, Gabriel Yared, Bon Jovi, Debbie Wiseman, Shirley Walker, Brian Tyler, Alan Silvestri, Howard Shore, The Beach Boys, Marc Shaiman, Wishbone Ash, Graeme Revell, John Powell, Mozart, Rachel Portman, Michael Nyman...... and many more!!!

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Hope you like it.