Due to popular demand, Christian is back to share more tips on orchestral programming.
Most musical instruments are designed to be played just one note at a time. Here, Christian talks through one of his compositions, moving away from ensembles to think more deeply about the individual sections within the orchestra. Analysing his piece, he takes notes from the first listen, and uses different techniques to enhance his work.
Christian Henson tries to allay fears about writing orchestral music.