Gentle instrumental on piano and percussion. Melodic percussion intro rings out, like a lullaby played on gamelan and church bells. Melodic passage on harpsichord and guitar alternates with a gentle piano section. Synth strings swell, sounding like a choir. Comes to a quiet finish. Hopeful, tender and soothing, a reassuring, enveloping sound, perfect for a comforting advert for a trustworthy, caring product.
Slow, mournful piano, cello and violin track. Long cello notes and sustained piano chords slowly shift between melancholy chords. Expressive violin solo enters with a Japanese feel, like the colourful melody of a Studio Ghibli soundtrack. Tender, poignant and romantic, perfect soundtrack to an epic American Civil War film or a wistful advert full of longing.
Piano and Cello and Piano Solo versions available.
Macho guitar and synth track. Chiming, fast-paced piano chords with muted percussion underpin the intro with a brash electric guitar melody joining above. Bass guitar introduces a fuller section with solid drums and more guitar. Harpsichord-like synth break imitates the piano chords, all instruments rejoin. Determined, driven and serious, the perfect no-nonsense track for an investigative documentary or neutral commercial.
Beautiful solo piano track. Soft, waltzing piano chord progressions become a fuller sound, a more urgent, emotional piano passage full of longing. Moves to dramatic high register piano to end. Thoughtful, reflective and romantic, perfect, Amélie-esque undulating piano to accompany an introverted character, finally opening up to the world; an awakening; a ray of sunshine.
Solemn atmospheric piano-led track with orchestral strings. Starts with a string drone that builds in force and dissonance. Single piano and glockenspiel notes tinkle on the edges. This fades out and is replaced by regular melancholy piano chords with ambient percussive rattles and mouse-like squeaks adding a layer of intrigue. Intense and melancholy yet playful, an unusual combination of sounds to suit an off-kilter film or quirky yet sombre advert.
Thoughtful orchestral string track. String intro like a Purcell opera, gives way to warm, tinkling piano with sensitive string accompaniment, lush and lyrical with a slightly Baroque feel, piano acting as walking bass. Marimba arpeggios join later, adding an off-kilter, unexpected further element to the mix. Intriguing and hopeful yet conflicted, a steady piece of music,gliding through genres. Would suit a TV/Film drama, documentary or advert conjuring a regal past with a hint of eccentricity.
Slow, thoughtful piano track. Slow-paced, piano chords, with a hint of Amélie-style European nostalgia. Pensive and emotional with a hint of hope. Would suit a commercial for a family-friendly service, saving for a rainy day or for a reflective, arthouse-style Film/TV sequence.
The Woods 2: Beautiful solo piano track. Mellow sustained piano chord progression with reverb-like pedal effect. Peaceful, reflective and romantic, reminiscent of Gymnopédie, suitable for lush, soothing adverts for beautiful things in luxury surroundings.
The Woods 1: More sparse, similar soothing sustained piano, a cocoon of warmth and calm.
Smooth jazz club track. Warm piano chords, walking double bass, light drums with a smooth saxophone improvising melody on top. Chilled, positive and slightly cheesy, perfect classic jazz for a reassuring, family advert.
Bed track has more prominent piano. No saxophone.
Cinematic orchestral track. Slow, sparse piano intro. Wistful orchestral strings join with sustained notes before a urgent string and percussion melody kicks in. Strings join on top, followed by triumphant brass, searching and adventurous. Lighter woodwind adds a playful elements, over stomping percussion and strings. Tentative and introspective before a definite drive and determination kicks in. Perfect for ambitious, impassioned, hopeful fantasy film/TV sequences, going to battle to protect the kingdom and defeat the evil invaders.