Joe Renzetti Oscar winning Film Composer.
Played guitar on numerous top 10 records.
Arranger of iconic gold records.
I Use And Recommend
Books on Film Scoring
Knowing The Score: Film Composers Talk About the Art, Craft, Blood, Sweat, and Tears of Writing for Cinema by David Morgan, $15.00
The Reel World - Scoring For Pictures by Jeff Rona, $34.99
Complete Guide to Film Scoring: The Art and Business of Writing Music for Movies and TV by Richard Davis, $25.10
Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema by David Sonnenschein, $21.02
by Tom Kenny, $24.95
Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film Music by Royal S. Browne, $29.95
Digital performer DP10 is composer friendly.Great for a project studio. A highly underrated DAW.
I recommend you check it out.
The Kontakt Player is a great sample player. You can use it as a standalone or as a plug-in.
It's the most versatile Player I've experienced,
Sample Libraries I Like
8 Dio - Audio Things - Cinesamples - Orange Tree - NI Massive - Soniccoutre - Soundiron -
Spitfire - Waves Audio - Decent Samples -
NOVO strings by Heavyocity
Recently I’ve had a chance to get to use the NOVO strings. I’ve created bunch cues with them and the samples and user's interface are great to work with.